Crossings: Volume 8 (2017)

Crossings: Volume 8 (2017)



Front Matter


Editorial Note


Occasional Papers


On Jane Austen, Very Briefly
Serajul Islam Choudhury


To the Lighthouse: End of Meaning
Adrian A. Husain, PhD


Literature and Cultural Studies


Subaltern of the Subalterns: Caste in Mulk Raj Anand’s Untouchable
Sanjida Chowdhury


Dissent in Things Fall Apart: The Case of Okonkwo
Shahrin Fardous


Life in the Diaspora: Growing up Cosmopolitan in Divakaruni’s The Mistress of Spices
Prabal Das Gupta


Homer’s Threshold: The Liminal Text and Loss of Ecolinguistic Diversity in Early Literature
Nakibuddin Haider Navid


Comics and Graphic Novels: Counter Narratives to Cultural Products
Syeda Nadia Hasan


Translating Drama: Speaking the Unspeakable in Other Words
Mohammad Shahadat Hossain


Diaspora and Identity in Jhumpa Lahiri’s Unaccustomed Earth: A Feminist Analysis
Rama Islam


Representation of the Voiceless: Nissim Ezekiel’s Selected Poems
Mohammad Shafiqul Islam


Nawab Faizunnesa Chowdhurani’s Rupjalal: An Unabashed Portrayal of Female Sexuality
Sonika Islam


Pink and Blue: Gendered Consumerism
Shehreen Ataur Khan


Conor McPherson’s The Seafarer: A Mythic Journey of Wretched Souls
Sohana Manzoor, PhD


Love, Sex and the Body in The Bell Jar and My Story: A Feminist Reading
Subrata Chandra Mozumder 


The Interface between Translation and Drama: Translating Wole Soyinka’s The Lion and the Jewel from English into French
Babatunde Samuel Moruwawon, PhD, and Toluwalope Olubukola Oyeniyi


Tess in Hardy’s Tess of the d’Urbervilles: The Other Self of Nature
Md. Nuruzzaman


Trauma and Fiction: Representational Crises and Modalities
Khan Touseef Osman, PhD


Spaces and Sexuality in Ernest Hemingway’s “A Very Short Story”
Anupam Kamal Sen


Jason and Medea’s Relationship in Medea: A Postcolonial Analysis
Mahbuba Sarker Shama


“WO”man of the People: Gender Roles, Nationhood, and National Identity in Chinua Achebe’s Anthills of the Savannah
Rumana Siddique


Establishing Sisterhood: A Budding Poet’s Responsibility in Sandra Cisneros’s The House on Mango Street
Rajia Sultana


Language and Applied Linguistics


Peer Conversation for Developing Speaking Skills: Perceptions from Students of a Public University
Raju Ahmmed


Perceptions of Teachers about Differentiated Instruction for English Language Teaching at the Tertiary Level in Bangladesh
Sakiba Ferdousy


The Need for “Needs Analysis”: A Tertiary Level EAP Course in Bangladesh
Mohammad Mahmudul Haque


Using Generic Imagery and Groups to Encourage Student Dialogue
K. Shelley Price-Jones and Adrian M. Smith, PhD


Impact of World War I on the Language and Identity of German Australians
Sumona Rani Saha


Interactive Reading Activities
Jimalee Sowell


Book Reviews


What Jane Austen Ate and Charles Dickens Knew
Sanjeeda Hossain


Governmentality and Counter-Hegemony in Bangladesh
Rifat Mahbub, PhD


Academic Language across Disciplines
Mahmuda Yasmin Shaila


Note to Contributors


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