Translations (Hindi and English, print and online)
Chughtai, Ismat. 1988. Ismat Chughtai: Pratinidhi Kahaniya . New Delhi: Rajkamal Prakashan.
———. 1993a. The Heart Breaks Free/The Wild One: Two Novellas by Ismat Chughtai. New Delhi: Kali for Women.
———. 1993b. ‘Lihaaf’ [‘The Quilt’], trans. M. Asaduddin, in Women Writing in India: Volume II, The Twentieth Century, eds. Susie Tharu and K. Lalita. Reprinted in 1999 in Manushi 110:36–40 following an issue reviewing Deepa Mehta’s Fire.
———. 1995. The Crooked Line [Terhi Lakir], trans. Tahira Naqvi. New Delhi: Kali for Women.
———. 1996. The Quilt and Other Stories. New Delhi: Kali for Women.
———. 1998. Kaghazi Hai Pairahan. New Delhi: Rajkamal Prakashan.
———. 2000a. Ismat: Her Life, Her Times, ed. Sukrita Paul Kumar. and Sadique. New Delhi: Katha. Includes letters, interviews, memorabilia and criticism. Reviewed by Rakshanda Jalil in ‘Torchbearer of a Literary Revolution’, The Hindu, May 21, 2000, by Jaya Banerji in ‘Life beyond “Lihaaf”’, Biblio 5:3-4:28 (2001), and by Geeta Patel in Annual of Urdu Studies 16:345–55. (2001).
———. 2000b. ‘An Excerpt from Kaghazi Hai Pairahan (The “Lihaf” Trial), Annual of Urdu Studies 15:429–43.
———. 2001a. My Friend, My Enemy: Essays, Reminiscences, Portraits. New Delhi: Kali for Women.
———. 2001b. Lifting the Veil: Selected Writings of Ismat Chughtai, selected and translated by M. Asaduddin. New Delhi: Penguin Books.
———. 2005. A Chughtai Collection, trans. Tahira Naqvi and Syeda S. Hameed. Karachi: Sama Publishing.
———. 2010. ‘Of Fists and Rubs’ [‘Mutthi Maalish’ from Dozakhi, 1967), trans. Muhammad Umar Memon at Words without Borders.
———. 2011. Masooma, trans. Tahira Naqvi. New Delhi: Women Unlimited.
———. 2012. A Life in Words: Memoirs [Kaghazi Hai Pairahan], trans. M. Asaduddin. New Delhi: Penguin Books.
Biography and Criticism
Latif, Khalid. 1972. ‘Ismat Chughtai: A Personality Sketch’, Mahfil 8:2-3.
Negi, Manjula. 2003. Ismat Chughtai, A Fearless Voice. New Delhi: Rupa and Co.
Gopal, Priyamvada. 2005. Literary Radicalism in India: Gender, Nation and the Transition to Independence. New York: Routledge.
Naqvi, Tahira. 1993. ‘Ismat Chughtai: A Tribute’, The Annual of Urdu Studies 8.
Patel, Geeta. 2001. 'An Uncivil Woman: Ismat Chughtai' (review and essay), The Annual of Urdu Studies 16:345–55.
Rizvi, Shabnam. 1992. Ismat Chughtai ki Novel Nigari (Urdu). Delhi: New Public Press. E-book on Rekhta.
Newspaper articles and blogs
Naqvi, Tahira. 2015. 'The Beguiling Ismat Chughtai through her own Words', The Wire, August 14.
Shah, Noor. 2005. ‘Ismat Chughtai: Her Life and Ideals’, first published in Kashmir Uzma, Dec. 27, 2004 – Jan. 4, 2005. Online at The Milli Gazette, Feb. 1–15.
Singh, Amardeep. 2006. ‘Ismat Chughtai's Short Stories’. July 26.
Dissertations on Chughtai
Khan, Hafiza Nilofar. 2008. ‘Treatment of a Wife's Body in the Fiction of Indian Sub-Continental Muslim Women Writers’. PhD dissertation, The University of Southern Mississippi.
Mah, Talat. 2002. ‘Ismat Chughtai ki fiction nigari ka tanqeedi jaiza’ . Aligarh Muslim University.
Shaikh,Salmabanu F. 2013. ‘Ismat Chughtai ke afsano men aurat ka tasawwur’. Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda.
Ismat Chughtai on Rekhta