Lifting The Veil Ismat Chughtai

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Lifting The Veil  by  Ismat Chughtai

Lifting The Veil by Ismat Chughtai
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At a time when writing by and about women was rare and tentative, Ismat 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 idiomMoreAt a time when writing by and about women was rare and tentative, Ismat 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 Chughtais 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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