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229 Notes Preface 1. Saadat Hasan Manto’s first letter to Uncle Sam, 16 December 1951, in Manto Rama (Lahore: Sang-­e-­Meel, 1990), pp. 356–­357. For an English translation, see Letters to Uncle Sam, trans. Khalid Hasan (Islamabad: Alhamra Printing, 2001), pp. 15–­16. 2. Hamid Jalal, “Uncle Manto,” in Black Milk (Lahore: Sang-­ e-­ Meel, 1997), pp. 20–­21. 3. Biographical accounts of Manto in English include Leslie A. Flemming’s Another Lonely Voice: The Life and Works of Saadat Hasan Manto (Lahore: Vanguard Press, 1978) and Alok Bhalla’s Life and Works of Saadat Hasan Manto (Shimla: Indian Institute of Advanced Study, 1997). Prelude 1. SaadatHasanManto,“MahboosAuratain”(InternedWomen), in Manto Numa (Lahore: Sang-­e-­Meel, 1991), pp. 434–­435. 2. Ibid. 3. Saadat Hasan Manto, “Toba Tek Singh,” in Manto Nama (Lahore: Sang-­ e-­ Meel, 1990), pp. 11–­ 18. For an English translation, see Kingdom’s End and Other Stories, trans. Khalid Hasan (London: Verso, 1987), pp. 11–­18. 230 Notes to Part I 4. Cited in Ayesha Jalal, The Sole Spokesman: Jinnah, the Muslim League and the Demand for Pakistan (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1985), p. 71. 5. Ibid., p. 121. 6. Ayesha Jalal, Self and Sovereignty: Individual and Community in South Asian Islam since 1850 (London: Routledge, 2000), chap. 9. 7. See, for instance, Veena Das, Critical Events: An Anthropological Perspective on Contemporary India (New York: Oxford University Press, 1997); Urvashi Butalia, The Other Side of Silence: Voices from the Partition of India (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1998); Ritu MenonandKamlaBhashin,BordersandBoundaries:WomeninIndia’s Partition (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1998); Suvir Kaul,ed.,ThePartitionsofMemory:TheAfterlifeoftheDivisionofIndia (Delhi: Permanent Black, 2001); Vazira Fazila-­ Yacoobali Zamindar, The Long Partition and the Making of Modern South Asia: Refugees, Boundaries, Histories (New York: Columbia University Press, 2007); Ian Talbot, Divided Cities: Partition and Its Aftermath in Lahore and Amritsar, 1947–­1957, (New York: Oxford University Press, 2007); Joya Chatterji, The Spoils of Partition: Bengal and India, 1947–­ 1967 (Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2007); Tarun Saint, Witnessing Partition: Memory, History, Fiction (New Delhi: Routledge, 2010); and Neeti Nair, Changing Homelands: Hindu Politics and the Partition of India (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2011). I Stories 1. Saadat Hasan Manto, “Sahai,” in Manto Rama (Lahore: Sang-­ e-­ Meel, 1990), p. 20. For an English translation, see “A Tale of 1947,” trans. Khalid Hasan, in A Wet Afternoon: Stories, Sketches, Reminiscences (Islamabad: Alhamra, 2001), pp. 285–­291. 2. Ibid., p. 27. 3. Manto, “Ram Khalawan,” in Manto Rama, pp. 36–­ 44. For an English translation, see “Ram Khilavan,” trans. Aatish Taseer, in Manto: Short Stories (Noida: Random House, 2008), pp. 69–­78. 231 Notes to Part I 4. Mumtaz Shireen, Manto: Noori na Nari, comp. Asif Farkhi, 2nd ed. (Karachi: Scheherazade, n.d.), pp. 150–­151. 5. See Abu Saeed Qureshi, Manto (Swaneh) (Lahore: Idara-­ i-­ Faroogh-­i-­Urdu, ca. 1955), pp. 144–­169. 6. Saadat Hasan Manto, “Manto on Manto,” in Bitter Fruits: The Very Best of Saadat Hasan Manto, ed. and trans. Khalid Hasan (New Delhi: Penguin, 2008), p. 671. 7. Cited in Ali Sana Bukhari, Saadat Hasan Manto (Tehqiq) (Lahore: Manto Academy, 2006), pp. 7–­8. 8. Interview with Nasira Iqbal, cited in ibid., pp. 12–­13. 9. Qureshi, Manto (Swaneh), pp. 26–­27. 10. Ibid., p. 23. 11. Ibid., pp. 24–­25. 12. Abu Saeed Quershi, “Rahimdil Dahashaat Pasand,” Naqoosh—­Manto Number 49–­50 (Lahore: Idara-­i-­Faroogh-­i-­Urdu, 1955), p. 340. 13. Qureshi, Manto (Swaneh), p. 26. 14. Bari Alig, “Chand Hafte Amritsar Mein,”in Saadat Hasan Manto, 1912–­1955, ed. Zia Sajjid (Lahore: Maktaba Social Book Service , n.d.), p. 195. 15. Ibid., pp. 196–­198. 16. Ibid., p. 198. 17. Saadat Hasan Manto, “Bari Sahib,” in Manto Numa (Lahore: Sang-­e-­Meel, 1991), p. 70. For an English translation, see “Bari Alig: The Armchair Revolutionary,” trans. Khalid Hasan, in A Wet Afternoon , pp. 456–­477. 18. Qureshi, Manto (Swaneh), p. 41. 19. Ibid., p. 33. 20. Manto, “Bari Sahib,” in Manto Numa, pp. 72 and 91. 21. Manto, “Tamasha,” in Manto Rama, pp. 662–­668. 22. Manto, “Bari Sahib,” in Manto Nama (Lahore: Sang-­e-­Meel, 1990), pp. 74–­75. 23. Qureshi, Manto (Swaneh), pp. 48–­50. 24. Ibid., p. 85. 232 Notes to Part I 25. Manto to Iqbal, 20 February 1934, Manto’s private papers in Nusrat Jalal’s possession. All references to this collection are henceforth referred to as “Manto Papers.” 26. Ibid. 27. Qureshi, Manto (Swaneh), pp. 62...


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