Monday, September 21, 2015



This article evaluates the satirical excellence found in the works of the Spanish novelist Miguel De Cervantes and English

What caused the tragedy for Thomas Sutpen: Racism or Libido?

Absalom, Absalom (1936) is one of the greatest masterpieces of William Faulkner (1897-1962), one of the Nobel-Laureate (1949) novelists

Literature addressing ecological countenance

Natural environment and climatic issues have been highlighted by a large number of authors, poets and playwrights belonging to

The silencing of writers in Turkey

The Hungarian-British writer Arthur Koestler, born in Budapest at the turn of the last century, became, over the course

Mark Twain: The wizard of American fiction

Mark twain is a perpetually scintillating name as far as American literature is concerned. The American Romantic Movement that

Who was responsible for Dick Diver's ruin Nicole Diver or Rosemary Hoyt?

Tender is the Night (1935) is one of the masterpieces by F. Scott Fitzgerald, one of the greatest novelists

The goddess of letters and telegrams

'Those letters are sent already and for the last time' - he was directly looking into my eyes and

Who was a greater sinner Jay Gatsby or Clyde Griffiths?

We see how devotedly Gatsby loved Daisy, how careful, cautious and committed he was. He felt as though he

Who was a greater sinner Jay Gatsby or Clyde Griffiths?

The two great masterpieces The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald and An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser came

Women idealized in classical and current literature

Several years back, I read a remarkable book titled Cement by Fyodor Gladkov (1883-1958) a well-known Russian author of

Legend on wheelchair

In the morning of 17 November 2016, I rushed up to the Bangla Academy premises and kept sitting in

Castro and Marquez: An ideological kinship

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the finest ever Colombian novelist, was one of Fidel Castro's closest ideological allies. In most of

Bridging up past with present

Postcolonial literature refers to an academic discipline characterizing various approaches to fictional and poetic ventures that evaluate and respond

The spirit of Romanticism: A glimpse

Often romanticism is considered as an artistic and intellectual movement originated in Europe in the late 18th century and

The fallen gods

Mankind prefers their gods to be invincible for their own closure. Long before mankind roamed the earth or gods

Comparing Nazrul with western poets

Kazi Nazrul Islam, the rebel poet and the National Poet of our country, rocked the ground below the throne

Back the wilderness, take away the town

About ninety years back Rabindranath Tagore felt very apprehensive about the rise of too much of materialistic approaches in

Pablo Neruda: An adulator of aesthetics

Pablo Neruda (1904-1973) was the pseudonym of the Chilean poet and diplomat Neftali Ricardo Reyes Basoalto. Pablo Neruda picked

Why W B Yeats matters

Many years ago I gave a lecture at Queen's University Belfast on a theme I have long since forgotten.

Bronte sisters and women of Victorian England

Emily Bronte (1818-1848) and Charlotte Bronte (1816-1855), generally known as "Bronte sisters" were two leading authors of English literature

Portrait of a real poet

Shahid Qadri, who died on 28 August 2016 in the USA, was born on August14 1942, Dhaka has been

Fighting colonial spells on psychological turfs

Ngugi Wa Thiongo's book Decolonizing the Mind takes a deep look into the postcolonial mindsets of people and nations

Mansur ul Karim's new epoch

Monsur ul Karim is one of the major artists of Bangladesh. He was born in 1950 in Rajbari, a

Of a writer and his works

Safiuddin Ahmad is a prominent Bangladeshi researcher and essayist. He was born in 1941 in Raipura Upazilla of Narsingdi.

Moralistic and Humanitarian Edges of Literature

Literature is widely appraised as a portrayal of life through stories, novels, poetry and essays. Different aspects of human

A conversation reinforces speculation

The Nobel Prize in Literature is set to be announced very very soon (the Nobel Committee doesn't reveal the