Literature and Fiction

Slice of Heaven and Other Essays

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Literature and Fiction
Essays
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English
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ISBN: 
978 984 506 249 7
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The University Press Limited (UPL)
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Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
December 2016
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116
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What is the connection between aesthetics, philosophy, critical thinking, and a better society? This collection of essays addresses the necessity of encouraging free thinking and artistic appreciation if we are to combat social evils. Drawing upon a wide range of religions and philosophies, Ronny Noor attempts to reveal the underlying principles of religious and secular thought. At the same time, he examines the role of popular actors and singers in shaping people’s social and political attitudes through pure aesthetic enjoyment.

Drift

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Literature and Fiction
Poetry
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English
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978 984 506 245 9
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Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
November 2016
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32
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“The beauty in Shehzar Doja’s poetry lies not only in the imagery and the language itself but in the feeling it creates within the reader, a feeling which many a times lingers well after the reading itself. 

Samudragupta: The Making of an Emperor

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Literature and Fiction
Novels
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English
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1200
ISBN: 
978 984 506 242 8
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Dhaka
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2016
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522
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4th Century CE. India. A prince is born to the Chandragupta I, the third in succession to the Gupta dynasty, ruling over a small kingdom. Predating Napoleon by more than a thousand years, he grows up to become as crafty on the battlefield as a Hannibal, as adept at annexation as a Bismarck, and, towering over all of them in statecraft. Samudragupta.

Detached Belonging

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Literature and Fiction
Short Stories
Language: 
English
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540
ISBN: 
978 984 506 243 5
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The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
November 2016
Number of Pages: 
128
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Twelve stories set in Bangladesh, Sweden and the Middle East.

A young Bangladeshi mother loses her newborn in a European hospital, then has to assert her religious identity in an alien environment. A diaspora Bangladeshi returns home to the full force of culture shock as she confronts the tradition-bound Imam who appears to hamper her wish to tend her father’s grave. A respectable Bangladeshi man sexually abuses his maidservant. A five-year-old girl in time of the Lebanese Civil War kills her brother.

The Inheritance Powder

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Literature and Fiction
Novels
Language: 
English
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750
ISBN: 
978 984 506 244 2
Publisher: 
The University Press Limited (UPL)
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Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2016
Number of Pages: 
356
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Acinpakhi Infinity: Indigenous Theatre of Bangladesh

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Literature and Fiction
Novels
Language: 
English
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900
ISBN: 
984 05 1462 8
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The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2000
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396
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Acinpakhi Infinity combines a wide range of theoretical learning and understanding of the indigenous theatre in Bangladesh and describes fully the way in which the tradition lives in Bangladesh today. It studies over eighty genres, which are related to various religions, (such as Islam and Buddhism), and cults . It also includes a number of secular performances.

রবীন্দ্রনাথ: বিকল্পহীন অবলম্বন

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Literature and Fiction
Essays
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English
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300
ISBN: 
978 984 506 218 3
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The University Press Limited (UPL)
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Dhaka
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2016
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132
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দেশভাগের পর থেকে এই বাংলায় রবীন্দ্রনাথ এক আলোচিত নাম-কখনও রবীন্দ্রচর্চায় সরকারি বাধার কারণে আর প্রায়ই সরকারি প্রতিক্রিয়ার বিকার ঠেকাতে বাঙালির প্রতিরোধের প্রধান অবলম্বন হিসেবে। এদেশে যাঁরা রবীন্দ্রচর্চায় নিষ্ঠার সাথে কাজ করছেন তাঁদের মধ্যে আবুল মোমেন তাঁর বিশ্লেষণধর্মী প্রজ্ঞাপূর্ণ লেখার জন্যে গুণগ্রাহী পাঠকের কাছে সমাদৃত। রবীন্দ্রনাথকে নিয়ে তাঁর বেশ কয়েকটি বই আছে, এটি দ্বিতীয় প্রবন্ধের বই। এখানে তাঁর লেখায় মুসলিম সমাজে রবীন্দ্রনাথকে গ্রহণে যে দ্বিধা ও দোলাচল তার ব্যাখ্যা মিলবে; সঙ্গীতের সূত্রে নতুন ভাবনার সাথে পরিচয় ঘটবে, বিশ্ব ভ্রামণিক রবীন্দ্রনাথের পরিচয়ে চমক

The Parallax View: A Collection of Critical Essays

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Literature and Fiction
Essays
Language: 
English
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560
ISBN: 
978 984 506 232 9
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Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2016
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212
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This is the third volume of Crosstalk published by the University Press Limited. The two other collections of this popular column were published in 2004 and 2008. Crosstalk has been appreciated by readers for its lucid language and thought-provoking bold commentaries on matters close to their hearts. Each of the essays contains interesting facts, critical information and convincing insights that weave together compelling arguments on contemporary issues.

Blame

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Literature and Fiction
Novels
Bangladesh Liberation War
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Bangla
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750
ISBN: 
978 984 506 233 6
Publisher: 
The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Year of Publication: 
2015
Number of Pages: 
382
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1st (2015)
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Blame is about Laila and to some extent about Gita, from the ages of 13 in 1965 to 19 in 1971, when they are disowned by their families for having been raped during the liberation war. The place is East Pakistan ‒ now known as Bangladesh. Apart from following Laila and Gita, the book also depicts the tensions between Muslims and Hindus, Pakistan and India, Urdu and Bengali, males and females; it crosses cultures and speaks of friendship, betrayal, sacrifice, love and shame...

Mosaic of a Lost Era

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Essays
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English
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500
ISBN: 
978 984 506 230 5
Publisher: 
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Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2015
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206
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This volume brings together for the first time the best examples of English writing by Najmuddin Hashim (1925-1999) journalist, diplomat, and “man of letters”.

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