Afghanistan - Find Afghan Literature
Afghanistan's Web Site - Afghanistan Literature
The ancient art of storytelling continues to flourish in Afghanistan, partly in response to widespread illiteracy. This age-old practice of telling folktales, through music and the spoken word, is a highly developed and much appreciated art form.
Afghan Language and Literature
Read about the literature and language of Aghanistan: "Pashto literature saw a massive rise in development in the 17th century due to the poets like Khushal Khan Khattak, who is known today as the nation poet of Afghanistan."
Find poetry in Real Audio format. Listen to the poems by clicking on the links.
Quotes from Afghan Personalities
Ahmad Shah Durrani (1747-1773) once said, "Whatever countries I conquer in the world, I would never forget your beautiful gardens. When I remember the summits of your beautiful mountains, I forget the greatness of the Delhi throne." Read thes and other famous sayings and quotes from Afghanistan.