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Lifting the Veil (English)

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Author: M. Asaduddin
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At a time when writing by and about women was rare and tentative, Chughtai explored female sexuality with unparalleled frankness and examined the political and social mores of her time. She wrote about the world that she knew, bringing the idiom of the middle class to Urdu prose, and totally transformed the complexion of Urdu fiction. Lifting the Veil brings together Ismat Chughtai's fiction and non-fiction writing. The twenty-one pieces in this selection are Chughtai at her best, marked by her brilliant turn of phrase, scintillating dialogue and wry humour, her characteristic irreverence, wit and eye for detail.

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Specifications of Lifting the Veil (English) (Paperback)

Book Details
Publisher Penguin
ISBN-10 0143066455
Imprint Penguin Classics
Number of Pages 288 Pages
Publication Year 2009 February
Language English
ISBN-13 9780143066453
Binding Paperback
Territorial Rights Indian Subcontinent
Dimensions
Weight 238
Contributors
Authored By M. Asaduddin
Author Info
Ismat Chughtai (191191) was Urdus most courageous and controversial woman writer in the twentieth century. She carved a niche for herself among her contemporaries of Urdu fiction writersRajinder Singh Bedi, Saadat Hasan Manto and Krishan Chanderby introducing areas of experience not explored before....View More
Ismat Chughtai (191191) was Urdus most courageous and controversial woman writer in the twentieth century. She carved a niche for herself among her contemporaries of Urdu fiction writersRajinder Singh Bedi, Saadat Hasan Manto and Krishan Chanderby introducing areas of experience not explored before. Her work not only transformed the complexion of Urdu fiction, it brought about an attitudinal change in the assessment of literary works. Although a spirited member of the Progressive Writers Movement in India, she spoke vehemently against its orthodoxy and inflexibility. Often perceived of as a feminist writer, Chughtai explored female sexuality while also exploring other dimensions of social and existential reality.
Edited By Ismat Chughtai
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Arijit Mitra

Mar 28, 2014

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Grammatical mistakes and omissions in translation.

Here's a translation of the first lines of the story "The Wedding Suit" from this book.

"A clean sheet was spread, once again, on the chauki, the wooden board, that day. Sunlight filtered in through the chinks of the tiled roof making odd patterns in the courtyard."

And the same lines from an older translation of the same story by Tahira Naqvi and Syeda S Hameed, published by "Kali for women" in a collection called "The Quilt and Other Stories", under the title "The Wedding Shroud":

"Once again a freshly-laundered floor-covering was laid at the entrance of the room with the three doors, the
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shreya thapa

Apr 2, 2015

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a great read

Reading this book was a whole new experience.
will be looking up for all her works. a great read.
the stories left me wanting more..
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