Crossings: Volume 10 (2019)

Crossings: Volume 10 (2019)


Front Matter


Editorial Note


Occasional Papers


British Poetry and I
Kaiser Haq

Reflections on My Dilemmas with Writing
Mohammad Shamsuzzaman


Literature and Cultural Studies


Power Shifts of the English Language in Postcolonial African Poetry
Jainab Tabassum Banu


Landscapes Mythicized: Placing Selected Poems of Agha Shahid Ali
Amit Bhattacharya


“Everywhere I look, you could frame it”: David Mitchell’s Mission to Describe
Joseph Brooker


Restriction, Resistance, and Humility: A Feminist Approach to Anne Bradstreet and Phillis Wheatley’s Literary Works
Rowshan Jahan Chowdhury


Intersectionality in Adrienne Rich’s Compulsory Heterosexuality and Lesbian Existence and Barbara Smith’s Toward a Black Feminist Criticism
Leema Sen Gupta


Hajar Churashir Ma: A “Herstory” of Resistance and Emancipation
Tasnia Islam


What is Violence? On Hannah Arendt’s Critique of Frantz Fanon
Md. Ishrat Ibne Ismail


Overcoming the Gleam of Empire and the Excremental State in The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born
Bushra Mahzabeen


Translating Medea’s Infanticide: A Reading of Euripides’ Medea
Sohana Manzoor


Notions of Alienation and Motherhood in Buchi Emecheta’s The Joys of Motherhood
Olumide Ogunrotimi and Omolara Kikelomo Owoeye


To Speak or Not to Speak: The Silence and the Fear of Social Alienation in Arnold Wesker’s Annie Wobbler
Mamata Sengupta


Language and Applied Linguistics


Students’ Practiced Language Policies: A Linguistic Ethnographic Study
Neelima Akhter


Using Students’ Answer Scripts in Developing Writing Skills at Tertiary Level: A Bangladeshi Perspective
Sahelee Parveen Dipa


Teaching EFL Writing: A Comparative Study of Bengali and English Medium Secondary Schools in Bangladesh
Rezwana Islam


Tasks for the Transition: A Needs Analysis to Determine Bangladeshi High-school Students’ English Needs at University
Todd McKay


Teaching English Listening Skills at the Secondary Level in Bangladesh
Md. Nurullah Patwary and Md. Sazzadul Islam Rumman


Book Review


The Magical Heritage of Hindi Movies
Shamsad Mortuza


Note to Contributors


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