Crossings: Volume 2 (2009)

Crossings: Volume 2 (2009)

Front Matter

Editorial Note

Literatures Interfacing

“Some Qualities of Permanence”: Tagore’s English Prose
Fakrul Alam

Bangladeshi Literature: Outside the Global Tango
K. Anis Ahmed

East and West in Kim and Gora
Ruhul Asfia

Kaiser Haq: A Postcolonial Poet Writing from Bangladesh
Sheikh Mehedi Hasan

‘What’s Cooking?’- Cookery and Creativity in The Mistress of Spices, Serving Crazy with Curry and Book of Rachel
Rajyashree Khushu-Lahiri and Shweta Rao

Postcolonial Literature

Sex, sugar and slavery: David Dabydeen’s Slave Song and the colonial experience
Syed Manzoorul Islam

The Paradoxical Hierarchy in Doris Lessing’s The Grass Is Singing
Mohammad Shahidul Islam Chowdhury

Things Fall Apart: A Reinterpretation of the Women Characters
Nasrin Islam

Diasporic Literature

The Late Mr. Nirad C. Chaudhuri, C.B.E. (Hony.), and the Twilight of Empire
Kaiser Haq

Liminal Phases, Domestic Spaces: Home in Interpreter of Maladies
Naveera Ahmed

Growing up as an individual: Ashima Ganguli in The Namesake
Musarrat Shameem

Imperialistic Legacies

The Imperial Design and Shakespeare
Mohit Ul Alam

Language: Theory, Practice & Mechanics

The English Linguistic Imperialism
Mahmuda Nasrin

The Sociocultural Model: Mediation and English Language Teaching at the Tertiary Level
Zakia Ahmad

Plagiarism in Graduate Research: A Critical Perspective
Muhammed Shahriar Haque

How much reliable are our language tests? A case study
Mohammed Humayun Kabir

Teaching ‘Listening‘ as an ‘English Language Skill
Mili Saha

Fears of Formal Speech Presentation in English: Some Thoughts and Practical Solutions
Nadia Rahman

L1 Influence on Learning Spoken English of Bangla Speakers
S.M. Ariful Islam

Book Reviews

Good soldier, better politician, charming lover
Syed Badrul Ahsan

Women, men, fish and bicycles
Syed Badrul Ahsan

Shakespeare’s Great Tragedies
Md. Shafiqul Islam

The White Tiger by Aravinda Adiga
Rajyashree Khushu-Lahiri

The Centenary Volume on Abul Fazal: a treat for thinking readers
Mohit Ul Alam

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