Monday, September 21, 2015



Translated by Parveen K EliasIt was probably here-yes, right here. There was the shade of trees. The burning sun

Our voice of conscience

Back in the mid-1970s, Greek tragedy --- of Aeschylus, Euripides, Sophocles --- came alive for us at the English

Buddhadeva Bose and his times

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The collision of cultures that helped shape Paradise Lost

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Anuk Arudpragasam wins DSC Prize 2017

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Dhaka Lit Fest and literature today

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A beautiful rose flower has fallen...

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Evaluating literature from subaltern angles

Subaltern studies refer to the inclusion of the plight of downtrodden masses in literary, artistic and intellectual discourses.

The man who carried poetry on to the streets

It was an old slogan of his (and James Dean's) - "Live fast, die young". "Yeah, I failed

Samuel Beckett, the maestro of failure

About fifty one years ago, in the summer of 1966, Samuel Beckett wrote a short story called Ping.

Dhirendranath Datta: A valiant leader of Bengal

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Paradise Lost

Three hundred and fifty years after it was first published, John Milton's epic revolutionary poem about the fall

BLRC Literary Conference in Toronto

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