Monthly Archives: June 2011

The women in his life

Volume 2 Issue 2 | February 2007  The women in his life Rubaiyat Hossain discusses Rabindranath’s willingness to subordinate to the cause of nationalism his liberal humanism when it came to the issue of women’s emancipation Madhurilata got married on the … Continue reading

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Why did Durga, Sarbajaya, and Aparna have to die

Volume 2 Issue 1 | January 2007   Why did Durga, Sarbajaya, and Aparna have to die Rubaiyat Hossain ponders the disquieting dispensability of the female characters in the Apu Trilogy  The coming of modernity in South Asia is marked by … Continue reading

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1971: Shall we remember, forget, or fabricate?

  The Daily star | Victory Day Supliment | December 2006 1971: Shall we remember, forget, or fabricate? Rubaiyat Hossain It is debated whether or not a comprehensive and objective history of Muktijuddho has yet been written or not. It seems … Continue reading

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Taslima Nasrin: Woman in exile

Volume 1 Issue 2 | December 2006   Taslima Nasrin: Woman in exile Agent provocateur or a bold voice of dissent against patriarchy? Rubaiyat Hossain re-examines Bangladesh’s most controversial author. You gave me poison. What shall I give you? I’ll … Continue reading

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