Poetry

Remembering a literary personality: Farida Majid (1942-2021)

I find two distinct types among denizens of the world of letters. There are writers single-mindedly focused on literary production in one genre or more, and others I would call, for want of a...

May 25, 2015
May 25, 2015

The many facets of Nazrul

His poetry and nationalist activism earned him the title, 'Rebel Poet'. Accomplishing a large number of much-admired works throughout his life, Kazi Nazrul Islam is more than a rebel.

April 11, 2015
April 11, 2015

Is poetry dying?

Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings…” while “poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world.”

March 16, 2015
March 16, 2015

'Je Prohor Kuashar Kache Reeni'

SHAMIM Ahmed came up with his second poetry book 'Je Prohor Kuashar Kache Reeni' launched in the book fair 2015. It has already been placed in the best seller list of 2015 and still going...

March 14, 2015
March 14, 2015

A tribute to Jasimuddin

As old Greece had its Iliad and Odyssey and old India its Mahabharata and Ramayana, so modern Bengal does its Nakshi Kathar Math and Sojan Badiar Ghat.