Category Archives: Postcolonialism

Faiz Ahmed Faiz and the Bangladesh Liberation War (1971)

After a brief visit of about ten days, I returned from Dhaka at the end of 2011, which happened to be the fortieth birth anniversary of Bangladesh. During my stay, I interacted with academics, scholars, and lay people about the … Continue reading

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Edward Said on the Marginality of the Intellectual

As I read one of Edward Said’s Reith Lectures (“Intellectual Exile: Expatriates and Marginals”) delivered on BBC in June, 1993, on the theme of the representation of the intellectual (later published in a volume, Representations of the Intellectual), I can’t … Continue reading

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Book Review: Andrew Hock Soon Ng’s Intimating the Sacred: Religion in English Language Malaysian Fiction

Here is my review of Andrew Hock Soon Ng’s Intimating the Sacred: Religion in English Language Malaysian Fiction, published in Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies: “Through an impressive range of scholarship, Ng’s study explores how women’s bodies – be it the figure of … Continue reading

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