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


Language


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


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