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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Zakia Ashraf November 20, at The lonely Begum starts to wither but is saved by Rabbo, her masseuse. Jacquelyn August 15, at 1: Anonymous May 5, at Her outspoken and controversial style of writing made her the passionate voice for the unheard, and she has become an inspiration for the younger generation of writers, readers and intellectuals.

Abdul Saboor November 29, at 9: Anonymous January 5, at The story is told from the point of view of a small girl who is the niece of the protagonist, Begum Jan.

But it is soon revealed that it is because his interests lie in the other gender. In the coming decades it was widely anthologised, and became one of her most known works, besides Angarey which remained banned for several decades.


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urd Unknown July 10, at Literary Radicalism in India: Muhammad Muzammil June 25, at Pages using citations with format and no URL. Unknown August 25, 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 Jan, there lie many secrets with her. TariqRaheel September 4, at 5: Unknown October 20, at 4: Moinuddin Aqeel 1 Dr.

Safdar Mahmood 1 Dr. Rabbo is a servant girl who is not so pretty but very deft with her hands. Yes you are right in this post what you want to describe i got it. Rizwan Jawaid January 1, at 8: Rasheed Amjad 1 Dr. Saleem Wahid Saleem 1 Dr. Natasha Nazeer October 15, at Rifakath ali March 2, at History of Indian Literature: Ahmad Safi 3 Dr. Naseer Ahmad NAsir 2 Dr. Unknown October 11, at 1: It became a landmark for its early depiction of sex, still a taboo in modern Indian literaturelet alone Urdu literature.

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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. She was asked to chughtqi 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.

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. Alisha Hemangi November 19, liuaf 9: Mohsin Maghiana 1 Dr. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Anonymous February 19, at 7: Is it possible for someone to post an English transliteration of this novel?

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