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A mythical place called Bangla...

A mythical place called Bangla...

Arts & Letters

Thu, Apr 6 2017

It has become a pure cultural artefact, a memorial to history unmoored from any physical object

Remembering Dipan

Remembering Dipan

Arts & Letters

Thu, Apr 6 2017

Faisal Arefin Dipan Sharangrantha is a heartfelt appeal to not let Dipan’s dreams of an enlightened and...

History is not enough

History is not enough

Arts & Letters

Thu, Apr 6 2017

Recounting the fictional tale of Kalinoor, created on the template of the famous Kohinoor, Dark Diamond...

Where are you from?

Where are you from?

Arts & Letters

Thu, Apr 6 2017

There are individuals and groups that prefer making “others” of those who don’t fit their definitions...

'This initiative ... will certainly...

'This initiative ... will certainly...

Arts & Letters

Thu, Apr 6 2017

Arunava Sinha talks about what needs to be done to ensure presence of Bangladeshi fiction in the international...

Review: Asha and the Magic Moshari

Review: Asha and the Magic Moshari

Arts & Letters

Thu, Apr 6 2017

We are impressed to read this response written by a student of grade seven. Arts & Letters welcomes illuminating...

Cartoon: Convenient amnesia

Cartoon: Convenient amnesia

Arts & Letters

Thu, Apr 6 2017

Immerse yourself in Bangaliness on Pahela Boishakh

When less is more

When less is more

Arts & Letters

Thu, Apr 6 2017

Hamiduzzaman's sculptures simultaneously reveal creative spontaneity and a formalist tug

The unjust fate of Borges’s best...

The unjust fate of Borges’s best...

Magazine

Thu, Apr 6 2017

Norman Thomas de Giovanni passed away on February 16, aged 83.

As the dead awakened

As the dead awakened

Arts & Letters

Thu, Mar 2 2017

Shaheen Akhtar's Talash gives the birangonas a voice they were always denied

Feminist activism: Towards gender...

Feminist activism: Towards gender...

Arts & Letters

Thu, Mar 2 2017

The Dhaka Tribune reviews two books on feminist activism

New translations of Nazrul’s

New translations of Nazrul’s

Arts & Letters

Thu, Mar 2 2017

Thanks to the creative collaboration between writer and translator Niaz Zaman, and Nymphea, all three...

Coping with others

Coping with others

Arts & Letters

Thu, Mar 2 2017

This paper, read at a conference in 2001, is still relevant for writers, especially the women writers,...

'The Partition is an epic event that...

'The Partition is an epic event that...

Arts & Letters

Thu, Mar 2 2017

An Interview with Tanvir Mokammel, a recipient of Ekushey Padak 2017

A critique of 'male gaze' in films

A critique of 'male gaze' in films

Arts & Letters

Thu, Mar 2 2017

In movies like the James Bond Franchise the role of the female characters is important when it comes...

When Jibanananda translated his own...

When Jibanananda translated his own...

Arts & Letters

Thu, Mar 2 2017

February 17 marked the 122nd birth anniversary of the most influential modern Bengali poet

Anger of Adivasis turns to poetry of...

Anger of Adivasis turns to poetry of...

Arts & Letters

Thu, Mar 2 2017

Jacinta Kerketta's poems talk of the identity issues of young Adivasis, and question the state's vision...

AKM Zakaria: A life in letters

AKM Zakaria: A life in letters

Arts & Letters

Thu, Mar 2 2017

Zakaria was a writer, historian, researcher, archaeologist and anthropologist. He dedicated his whole...

The Italian who made Bangladesh his...

The Italian who made Bangladesh his...

Arts & Letters

Thu, Mar 2 2017

The Xaverian priest who published at least 200 books on Christian saints and theology in Bengali died...

Camaraderie beyond boundaries

Camaraderie beyond boundaries

Arts & Letters

Thu, Mar 2 2017

The group exhibition provided the painters with an opportunity to exchange artistic ideas and celebrate...

Shakil and his poetic persona

Shakil and his poetic persona

Arts & Letters

Thu, Mar 2 2017

It is about time the talk on Shakil's poetic persona started