Journals Higher Education



Published: 10 February 2018

272 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199474875

Bookseller Code (06)

An Uncivil Woman

Writings on Ismat Chughtai

Rakhshanda Jalil

  • Chughtai is a highly prescribed author in literature courses
  • Works of translation available in the market, but lack of any critical material
  • Various perspectives on Chughtai; some of the contributors knew her personally
  • Essays by important contemporaries like Qurratulain Hyder, Faiz Ahamed Faiz , Krishan Chandar, and Upendranath Ashk
  • Sheds light on her controversial life and literature
  • Essays written originally in English as well those available in translation for the first time
  • Scholarly essays as well as interviews