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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Begum Jan has had a very depressing life after marriage. Is it possible for someone to post an English transliteration of this novel? Alisha Hemangi November 19, at 9: 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. Anonymous February 19, at 7: Rabbo is a servant girl who is not so pretty but very deft with her hands.

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Unknown October 20, at 4: Naseer Ahmad NAsir 2 Dr. In the coming decades it was widely anthologised, and became one of her most known works, besides Angarey which remained banned for several decades. TariqRaheel September 4, at 5: Anonymous May cughtai, at Nice post and also informative.

But it is soon revealed that it is because his interests lie in the other gender. History of Indian Literature: Moazzam December 20, at udu She was considered the grand dame of Urdu fiction, as lihad of the four pillars of modern Urdu short story, the other three being Saadat Hasan MantoKrishan Chanderand Rajinder Singh Bedi.

Rizwan Jawaid January 1, at 8: Unknown September 10, at 3: Another site like this i found for biggest urdu adab website. The lonely Begum starts to wither but is saved by Rabbo, her masseuse.

Published in chhghtai Urdu literary journal Adab-i-Latifit led to much controversy, uproar and an obscenity trial, where Ismat had to defend herself in the Lahore Court as well for this work. Moinuddin Aqeel 1 Dr. Book reading is very good hobby,if you read the right book at right time.

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Mohsin Maghiana 1 Dr. Qaisar November 16, at 9: She was asked isjat apologize 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.

Zakia Cuhghtai November 20, at Anwar Zahidi 1 Dr. Ahmad Safi 3 Dr. Unknown July 10, at Mohammad Habib Sadiq July 24, at 1: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Abdul Saboor November 29, at 9: Pak Jazba July 13, at 9: