Dust of the Caravan

31 December 2020

Anis Kidwai

Translated by Ayesha Kidwai

 This collection of essays provides insights into the life of the writer Anis Kidwai, spanning her birth in Awadh in the early twentieth century to the aftermath of Partition, and her activism, friendships, family and career. Translated and organised by her granddaughter Ayesha Kidwai, the book explores the main themes across her writing, including her engagement with the histories of Muslim women and the rights of women to education and political participation.