Crossings: Volume 6 (2015)

Crossings: Volume 6 (2015)

Front Matter

Editorial Note

Special Papers

Waiting for Beckett
Joseph Brooker

The Baloch Who Is Missing: Representations of Balochistan in Anglophone Prose Writing
Claire Chambers

Literature and Cultural Studies

Strategic Madness: Critiquing Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye from the perspectives of Sandra M. Gilbert and Susan Gubar’s The Madwoman in the Attic
Ms. Sharifa Akter

True Blue: Continuum of the Fourth Reich Culture
Kasfia Yasmin Anwa

Robert Lowell’s “Benign Possession” in Revisiting Traditions
Shanjida Khatun Boksh, Ph.D.

Time and Narrative in Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot and Endgame
Md. Fahad Hossain

Influences and Varied Perspectives of Colonial Science and Technology in Amitav Ghosh’s “The Imam and the Indian” and The Calcutta Chromosome
Roohi Andalib Huda

Clashing Nationalisms and Corrupting Co-Existence: An Analysis of the Shahbag/Hefajot Frenzy in Bangladesh
Asif Iqbal

Homesickness, Failed Transnationality, the Conservatism of Belonging, and Salman Rushdie
Md. Ishrat Ibne Ismail

The Pakistan Movement and the Bangla Poetry of the Islamic Trend: An Evaluation from Postcolonial Perspectivea
M. Rakibul Hasan Khan

The Curious Case of Kafka’s “Odradek”: A Trickster in the Old World
Shamsad Mortuza

Politics of Gender and Power: Shakespeare’s Lady Macbeth in Polanski’s Film Adaptation
Hamalna Nizam

The Woman/Poet Wife: Emily Dickinson and the Influence of Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Arifa Ghani Rahman

The Eschatologicality in Emily Dickinson’s Poetry
Md. Hafijur Rahman

The Question of “Female Gaze”: Will it Ever Be Possible to Have One?
Farhana Susmita

The Unheard Stories of Sophocles’s Jocasta and Manto’s Women: Addressing Social Taboos through Experimental Adaptations in Bangladeshi Theater
Nadia Rahman & Tahmina Zaman


Anxiety and Willingness to Communicate in Language Learning: A Case Study 
Mohammad Mahmudul Haque

Testing English at Tertiary Level: An Overview
Md. Shahjahan Kabir

Errors in Writing: Identification of Problems and Need for Refinement
Md. Shayeekh-Us-Saleheen

Linguistic Imperialism Revisited: An Analysis of the Role of English in Bangladesh
Shaila Shams

Book Reviews

Can Cricket Be an Agent of Change, and Break Barriers?
Manzoorul Abedin

Where Words Go To Die
Fatema Johera Ahmed

In the Light of What We Know: A Novel of Its Time
Golam Rabbani

Note to Contributors

Full Text

The Universityof Liberal Arts Bangladesh and its curricula are accredited by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh, and approved by the Ministry of Education, Government of People's Republic of Bangladesh.