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Editor’s Note

There are few moments in any nation’s history as shameful and devastating as the targeted killings of intellectuals in Bangladesh by the Pakistani army and its collaborators in 1971

Literature and national consciousness

National consciousness, unless we twist the expression to mean tribal consciousness which is as old as history, is a comparatively recent phenomenon.

Kobor: A unique artistic representation of an unusual situation

He made it clear at the very beginning that he was passing extremely hectic times and that it would not be possible for him to talk for long.

December 14, 2020
December 14, 2020

Literature and national consciousness

National consciousness, unless we twist the expression to mean tribal consciousness which is as old as history, is a comparatively recent phenomenon.

December 14, 2020
December 14, 2020

Editor’s Note

There are few moments in any nation’s history as shameful and devastating as the targeted killings of intellectuals in Bangladesh by the Pakistani army and its collaborators in 1971

December 14, 2020
December 14, 2020

Rifle, Roti, Aurat: The first novel on the Liberation War

Dawn broke in Bangladesh. Shudipto is an early riser, and today was no exception. But it could have been. He didn’t sleep much last night.

December 14, 2020
December 14, 2020

‘Won’t Sareng come home?’

Whatever her worries, however enormous her anxieties, somehow as soon as she went to bed, all these would be pushed aside by the remembered face. Kadam’s face seemed to make her forget even the...

December 14, 2020
December 14, 2020

The last days of a martyred intellectual

We were on strike today to protest the attack on India. None of us went to the university. I sat at home and prepared examination questions. I didn’t go anywhere else today. By evening, I had...

December 14, 2020
December 14, 2020

Kobor: A unique artistic representation of an unusual situation

He made it clear at the very beginning that he was passing extremely hectic times and that it would not be possible for him to talk for long.