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Preeto and Other Stories: the Male Gaze in Urdu

By: Rakhshanda Jalil (Ed.)

Price: $21.45

Publisher: New Delhi, Niyogi Books Pvt. Ltd.: 2018

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1202185

ISBN: 9789386906649

Condition: New


In a world where more women are joining the work force, where ever more are stepping out from their secluded and cloistered world and can be physically seen in larger numbers, this collection seeks to explore how male writers in Urdu view and consequently present or represent the women of their world. In her Introduction, Rakhshanda Jalil traces the history of ‘writings on women’ by both male and female writers – from the doyens of Urdu literature to contemporary writers dealing with contemporary issues, setting the mood for the stories in this collection and giving the reader a sampler... View more info

Pigeons of the Domes: Stories on Communalism

By: Rakhshanda Jalil (Ed. & Intro.)

Price: $10.70

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Niyogi Books: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 103608

ISBN: 9789385285097

Condition: New


Pigeons of the Dome: Stories on Communalism is a collection of short stories depicting the various hues and shades of the demon of communalism that lurks within Indian society.A word that crops up repeatedly in the stories included here is fasaad in Urdu and danga in Hindi; translated as ‘riot’ in English, it has an entirely and peculiarly Indian connotation. When used in India, a riot is more often than not a clash between two communities and is a word loaded with communal intent unlike the original English usage whereby the word, free of any sociological baggage, merely refers to unruly ... View more info

Neither Night Nor Day: Thirteen Stories By Women from Pakistan

By: Rakhshanda Jalil (ed.)

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, HarperCollins Publishers: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020940

ISBN: 8172236913

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 206. View more info

An Uncivil Woman: Writings on Ismat Chughtai

By: Rakhshanda Jalil (Ed.)

Price: $17.82

Publisher: New Delhi, Oxford University Press: 2017

Seller ID: 700679

ISBN: 0199474877

Condition: New


Ismat Chughtai (1915–1991). Her unabashed, often risqué style of writing fetched her much notoriety in her lifetime, but today she is adulated as a radical voice well ahead of her times. This collection of writings on Chughtai curates critical readings of her by modern scholars as well as her contemporaries. Read along with her interviews, these writings offer a more holistic way of understanding Chughtai—beyond narrow gender terms—as a politically aware, socially engaged writer, and an artist concerned with humanity. Printed Pages: 264. View more info

Preeto & Other Stories: The Male Gaze In Urdu

By: Rakhshanda Jalil (Ed.)

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Niyogi Books Private Limited: 2018

Seller ID: 701107

ISBN: 9789386906649

Condition: New


Printed Pages:203. View more info

Qurratulain Hyder and the River of Fire; The Meaning, Scope and Significance of Her Legacy

By: Rakhshanda Jalil (Ed.)

Price: $11.35

Publisher: Delhi, India, Aakar Books: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 109160

ISBN: 9789350021002

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 250. View more info