Aijaz Ahmad

Marxist thinker, Critic, and Commentator

Aijaz Ahmad is a leading Marxist thinker, critic and commentator. He currently holds the Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan Chair at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. Among his books are: Ghazals of Ghalib (1971; rpt. 1994); In Theory: Classes, Nations, Literatures (1992; rpt. 1994) and Lineages of the Present: Political Essays (1996; rpt.. 2000). His latest book is Afghanistan, Iraq and the Imperialism of Our Time (2004).