Lifting The Veil

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Author: Ismat Chughtai

9780143066453 | PB | pp. 288 | 2001 | Penguin Books

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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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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Author:

Ismat Chughtai

ISBN:

9780143066453

Binding:

Paperback

Pages:

288

Year of Publication:

2001

Publisher:

Penguin Books

Edition:

First

Condition:

New

Country of Origin:

India

About the Author

Ismat Chughtai was an Indian Urdu language novelist, short story writer, and filmmaker. Beginning in the 1930s, she wrote extensively on themes including female sexuality and femininity, middle-class gentility, and class conflict, often from a Marxist perspective.

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