Ismat Chughtai (Urdu: عصمت چغتائی) (August – 24 October ) was an eminent Urdu writer, known for her indomitable spirit and a. URDU ADAB: Lihaf; a Famous Urdu Short Story by Ismat Chughtai. a famous and immensely popular literary heroine very early on in life. —Editor. Lihaaf [The Quilt]. Ismat Chughtai. Translated from Urdu by M. Asaduddin.

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Jacquelyn August 15, at 1: Muhammad Muzammil June 25, at Natasha Nazeer October 15, at She was considered the grand dame of Urdu fiction, as one of the four pillars of modern Urdu short story, the other three being Saadat Hasan MantoKrishan Chanderand Rajinder Singh Bedi.

Book reading is very good hobby,if you read the right book at right time. TariqRaheel September 4, at 5: Retrieved from ” https: Moinuddin Aqeel 1 Dr.

She was asked to apologize which she did not and also won the case, after her lawyer pointed out that the story makes no suggestion to a sexual act, and prosecution witnesses could not point out any obscene words, and the story is suggestive and told from perspective of a small girl. Shahid Khan February 18, at 3: Chubhtai Amjad 1 Dr.


Zara December 20, at Gender, Nation and the Transition to Independence. Asim Kamaal July 16, at 2: Qaisar November 16, at ismwt Anonymous January 5, at Anwar Zahidi 1 Dr. Rabbo is a servant girl who is not so pretty but very deft with her hands. The story is told from the point of view of a small girl who is the niece of the protagonist, Begum Jan. Alisha Hemangi November 19, at 9: Published in the Urdu literary journal Adab-i-Latifit led to much controversy, uproar and an obscenity trial, where Ismat had to defend herself in the Lahore Court as well for this work.

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The Times of India. I have never found such kind of information any other site. Haroon November 16, at 7: Israr Ahmad 1 Dr. Moazzam December 20, at 6: Anonymous February 19, at 7: Ahmad Safi 3 Dr. Unknown August 25, at Rifakath ali March 2, at From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Qasim Jalal 2 Dr. Mohammad Habib Sadiq July 24, at 1: Is it possible for someone to post an English transliteration of this novel?


Naseer Ahmad NAsir 2 Dr. Unknown October 11, at 1: At night, the great shadows formed by the quilt of Begum Jan and her odd behavior in the absence of Rabbo bring to light their hidden relationship, traumatising the narrator.

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Anonymous May 5, at Literary Radicalism in India: History of Indian Literature: But it is soon revealed that it is because his interests lie in the other gender. Kanwal Feroze 1 Dr. issmat

Unknown September 10, at 3: Zakia Ashraf November 20, at When the narrator is left at Begum Jan’s place by her mother, she realises that despite her past admiration of love for Begum Chughtak, there iskat many secrets with her. Safdar Mahmood 1 Dr. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. It became a landmark for its early depiction of sex, still a taboo in modern Indian literaturelet alone Urdu literature.