Crossings: Volume 9 (2018)

Crossings: Volume 9 (2018)



Front Matter


Editorial Note


Occasional Papers


Fiction into Film 7
Anjali Gera Roy


Literature and Cultural Studies


Tragic Displacements in the Pursuit of a Sign: Analyzing the Discourse Produced on “Tragedy” as a Subject of Knowledge
Emad A. Alqadumi


Bertha’s Intuitive Quest: Recognizing the Feminine Self
Keya Chakraborty and Nellufar Yeasmin


Wole Soyinka’s The Lion and the Jewel: An Allegory of Imperial Resistance
Md. Habibullah


Bangladeshi Politicians, the People, and Whataboutism
Shahinul Islam


Anzaldua’s Borderlands/La Frontera: The Deconstruction of Phallogocentric Narratives
Sonika Islam


The Implicit Cultural Policies of US Late-night Comedy Shows
Towhidul Islam Khan


Petro-culture as an Oppressor of Women and Nature: An Ecofeminist Reading of Nawal El Saadawi’s Love in the Kingdom of Oil
Bushra Mahzabeen


Nigerian Female Playwrights and the Question of Patriarchy
Omolara Kikelomo Owoeye


“Talking like Men”: Interpreting Revisionist Mythmaking in Carol Ann Duffy’s The World’s Wife
Rumana Rahman


The Old Playhouse: Culture, Constrictions, and Subversion in Caryl Churchill’s Cloud Nine
Mamata Sengupta


History, Location, and the Poetic Consciousness in Kaiser Haq’s Poetry
Rumana Siddique


Noh Collaboration: Ito, Pound, Yeats, Nishikigi, and Certain Noble Plays of Japan
Abid Vali


“She is a Jade”: A Georgian Gaming Woman Re-imagined in Georgette Heyer’s Faro’s Daughter
Po-Yu, Rick Wei


The Language Debate: Thiong’o and Achebe on English in Africa
Sheikh Zobaer


Language and Applied Linguistics


Language and Applied Linguistics Motivation in Digital Learning: Understanding Serendipitous EFL Learning through Cyberspace
Nusrat Zahan Chowdhury and Mohammed Mizanur Rashid


Improving Writing Skills in English at the Tertiary Level: The Gap between the Standard Practice and Classroom Scenario
Md. Nurullah Patwary and Md. Nasim Fardose Sajib


Development Sequence of Person Markers in Pre-school Children
Lubaba Sanjana


Cross-linguistic Composition: Writing Skills and Self-report Strategies of University Students in Bangladesh
Mohammad Shamsuzzaman, John Everatt, and Brigid McNeill 


Book Reviews


The Vanguard of Freedom
Muhammad Nurul Islam and Md. Sohel Rana


Teaching L2 Composition: Purpose, Process, and Practice
Christina Torres


Note to Contributors


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