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Postmodernism: crisis versus construction of identity
(BRAC University, 2014-08)
The question of identity in literature is quite common. The trend of identity formation differs from pre-modern to modern stage and from modern stage to postmodern stage. Sometimes it seems very problematic and sometimes ...
Postcolonial residual: Foundation of national Identity of Bangladesh
(Brac University, 2020-12)
Colonized nation-sates cannot escape the residual problems of the colonial environment. The birth of Bangladesh as a self-governing nation-state is directly influenced by its colonial rulers (both British Raj and Pakistan). ...
Tracing the differences in the representation of ‘Queer’ identity found in few 20th and 21st Century novels
(Brac University, 2021-09)
This paper aims to trace how the representation of „queer‟ characters in literature has metamorphosed over 20th to 21st century as traced in the novels Anne of Green Gables, Nightwood, Crossing and Call Me By Your Name. ...
Sexual politics and rape in the selected works of Shashi Deshpande: a feminist Perspective
(Brac University, 2019-12)
Since the early revolutionary period of the first wave of feminist movement in India in 1850, women have come a long way with the feminist liberation movements continuously striving to bring in reformation in various ...
Reshaping identities: The second generations of immigrants in Zadie Smith’s White Teeth (2000) and Zia Haider Rahman’s In the Light of What We Know (2014)
(Brac University, 2022-05)
How identities are reshaped and reconstructed through the influence of history and the ways in which the second generation of immigrants react and adapt within the transnational space is the central focus of this ...