blank_240

Tahira Naqvi, Senior Language Lecturer of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies

Areas of Research/Interest
Urdu language and literature, South Asian literature, translation, language pedagogy

Publications

TRANSLATION (From the Urdu to English) 
 
INDIVIDUAL STORIES
  • “The Lihaf Trial” by Ismat Chughtai. Beloved City. Edited by Bapsy Sidhwa. Oxford, Lahore, Pakistan. 2005
  • “The Lihaf Trial” by Ismat Chughtai. City of Sin and Splendour.” Edited by Bapsy Sidhwa. Penguin, New Delhi, India. 2004 – “The Monkey’s Wound” by Hajira Masroor. Annual of Urdu Studies. Vol.19, 2004. 2003
  • Excerpt from Goodar ka La’l by Valida Afzal Ali. Annual of Urdu Studies. Vol. 18, 2003
  • Excerpt from Ajeeb Aadmi by Ismat Chughtai. Annual of Urdu Studies, Vol.18, 2003
  • “A Thorn in the Eye” by Razia Fasih ahmed. Annual of Urdu Studies. Vol.16, 2001
  • “From Bombay to Bhopal” by Ismat Chughtai. Annual of Urdu Studies. Vol.15, 2000
  • An excerpt from Kaghazi Hai Pairahan. Annual of Urdu Studies. Vol.15, 2000
  • “Communal Violence and Literature” by Ismat Chughtai. Annual of Urdu Studies. Vol.15, 2000
  • “Within the Circle of a Wave,” by Bano Qudsia. Annual of Urdu Studies. Vol.13, 1998
  • “Roots” by Ismat Chughtai. An Epic Unwritten. Edited and translated from the Urdu by Muhammad Umar Memon. Penguin Books, Ltd., India. 1994
  • “Parbati” by Farkhanda Lodhi. Blood Into Ink: South Asian and Middle Eastern Women Write War. Westview Press, 1994
  • “Aunt Scorpion” ( Bichu Phupi) by Ismat Chughtai. The Annual of Urdu Studies. Center for South Asia, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Number 8, 1993
  • “The Realm of the Heart.” An excerpt from Ismat Chughtai’s novella Dil ki Duniya. Annual of Urdu Studies. November 8, 1993. 1993 -“The Bridge on the River Shune” by Hijab Imtiaz Ali. Pakistani Literature. Vol. 2. No. 1, Spring 1993
  • “Masquerade” (Behroop) by Munshi Premchand. Translation. Columbia University, Spring, 1989
  • “Amarbel,” by Ismat Chughtai. Journal of South Asian Literature. Volume 22, no. 1, Winter-Spring 1987
  • “Clouds Don’t Come” (badal nahin ate by Ahmed Ali). South Asian Literature. Volume 22, no 1, Winter-Spring 1987
  • “Tetwal Dog” (tetwal ka kutta). Journal of South Asian Literature: The Writings of Saadat Hasan Manto. Volume XX, Summer, Fall, 1985. 1985
  • “Two Hands” (do haath by Ismat Chughtai). Translation. Columbia University, Volume XV, Fall 1985
ARTICLES
  • “The Question of Country: A Close Reading of Ismat Chughtai’s Jare’N.” Home and the World: South Asia in Transition. Cambridge Scholars Press, 2007
  • “A Note on Ismat Chughtai’s Non-Fictional Writings.” The Annual of Urdu Studies. Vol.15, 2000
  • “Remembering Baji: A Journey to Goodar ka La’l.” Annual of Urdu Studies, Vol.18, 2003
  • “An Introduction to Ajeeb Aadmi.” The Annual of Urdu Studies. Vol. 18, 2003
  • “Ismat Chughtai: A Tribute.” The Annual of Urdu Studies. Center for South Asia, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Number 8, 1993
COLLECTIONS
  • The Quilt and Other Stories, The Heart Breaks Free, The Wild One. Women Unlimited/Kali for Women Press, New Delhi, India, 2005
  • My Friend, My Enemy: A Prose Anthology. Ismat Chughtai. Kali For Women, New Delhi, India, May 2001
  • Cool, Sweet Water by Khadija Mastur. Oxford University Press, Pakistan, 1999
  •  Quilt and Other Stories by Ismat Chughtai. A collection of short fiction by Ismat Chughtai. Sheep Meadow Press, New York, 1994
  • The Quilt and Other Stories by Ismat Chughtai. Kali for Women Press, New Delhi, India, 1990
  • Another Lonely Voice: The Life and Works of Saadat Hasan Manto. With an introduction by Leslie Flemming. Vanguard Books Ltd., Lahore, Pakistan, 1985
NOVELLAS AND NOVELS
  • Winter. Vintage Chughtai: The Best of Her Stories. Women Unlimited, New Delhi, India, 2011 & 2012
  • Masooma by Ismat Chughtai, Women Unlimited, New Delhi, India, 2007 & 2011
  • A Very Strange Man by Ismat Chughtai, Women Unlimited, New Delhi, India. 2006
  • The Quilt and Other Stories, The Heart Breaks Free, The Wild One. Women Unlimited/Kali for Women Press, New Delhi, India. 2006
  • The Quilt and Other Stories, The Heart Breaks Free, the Wild One. Oxford University Press, Pakistan. 2006
  • The Crooked Line (Terhi Lakir) Ismat Chugutai’s novel, to be reprinted by The Feminist Press, New York, in Summer, 2006. 1995
  • The Crooked Line (Terhi Lakir) A novel by Ismat Chughtai. Kali for Women, New Delhi, India, May, 1995. 1995
  • The Crooked Line (Terhi Lakir) A novel by Ismat Chughtai. Heinemann International Press, U.K, May, 1995. 1993
  • The Heart Breaks Free. The Wild One. Two novellas by Ismat Chughtai. Kali for Women Press, New Delhi, 1993. 2007
  • A Strange Man (Ajeeb Aadmi). A novel by Ismat Chughtai. Women Unlimited, New Delhi, India, 2007. 2011
  • Masooma. A novel by Ismat Chughtai. Women Unlimited, New Delhi, India, 2011. 2013, summer
  • The Wife and Other Stories. Collection of stories by Ismat Chughtai
ANTHOLOGIZED FICTION (English)
  • “A Fair Exchange.” And the World Changed: Contemporary Stories by Pakistani Women. The Feminist Press at the City University of New York. 2008
  • “A Fair Exchange.” And the World Changed: Contemporary Stories by Pakistani Women. Edited by Muneeza Shamsie. Women Unlimited. 2005
  • “A Woman to Love.” Catamaran: A Journal of South Asian American Literature. October, 2004
  • “Chagrin.” Bold Worlds: A Century of American Writing. Edited by Rajni Srikanth and Esther Y. Iwanaga. Januray, 2002
  • “Lost in the Marketplace.” Weber Studies: South-Asian American Literature/Culture, Vol 15, Winter 1998
  • “Paths Upon Water.” A Line of Cutting Women, Calyx Books, Corvallis, OR. 1998
  • “Lost in the Marketplace.” Weber Studies Special Issue: South-Asian American Literature/Culture. Vol 15, No 1, Winter 1998
  • “Song of My Mother.” Through the Kitchen Window, Edited by Arlene Voski Avakian. Beacon Press, Massachussetts, 1997
  • “Love in an Election Year.” A Dragonfly in the Sun: An Antholofy of Pakistani Writing in English. Oxford University Press, Pakistan. 1997
  • “Brave We Are.” Handbook Course Materials, vol. “Minorities.” Aulis Verla Deubner & Co K G , Koln, Spring , 1996
  • “A Man of Integrity.” The Toronto Review, vol. 15, no.1. Summer 1996. “Beyond the Walls, Amreeka.” Contours of the Heart. Asian American Writers Workshop, New York, 1996
  • “Thank God for the Jews.” Encountering Cultures: Reading and Writing in a Changing World. Edited by Richard Holeton, Stanford Univ. 1995
  • “All is Not Lost.” Crossing the Dark Waters. An Anthology of South Asian-American Literature. Westview Press, May, 1995
  • “A Clean Break.” Arrivals. Longman’s Publishing Group, November 1994.”Paths Upon Water.” Immigrant Women. State University of New York Press, 1994
  • “Love in an Election Year.” Her Mother’s Ashes and Other Stories by South Asian Women in Canada and the United States. Toronto South Asian Review Publications, Spring, 1994
  • “Paths Upon Water.” Intercultural Journeys Through Reading and Writing. Harper Collins, 1991
  • “Thank God for the Jews.” Imagining America: Stories from the Promised Land. Persea Books, 1991
  • “Brave We Are.” Home to Stay: Asian American Women’s Fiction. The Greenfield Review Press. Winter, 1990
  • “Paths Upon Water.” The Forbidden Stitch: Calyx, A Journal of Art and Literature by Women. Volume 11, # 283, Spring 1989
  • “Hiatus.” Desh Videsh: Massachusetts Review. Spring, 1989
  • “Journeys” (renamed “Beyond the Walls, Amreeka”). Journal of South Asian Literature. Volume XXI, Winter-Spring, 1986
  • “Summer Sojourn.” Bridge Magazine. Volume 9, 1984. “Summer Deluge.” Wooster Review, June 1983
SHORT FICTION COLLECTIONS (English) 
  • Dying in a Strange Country: Short Stories. Toronto South Asian Review Press. Fall 2001
  • Attar of Roses and Other Stories from Pakistan. A collection of short stories. Lynne Rienner Publishers. Colorado, 1997
  • Work in Progress First novel in English, A Hot Wind. Translation of three Ismat Chughtai novels: The Mad Lover (saudaii), The Wild Pigeon (junglii kabuutar), and Three Idiots (tiin anaaRii)