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The disappearing language and the Bengali imagination

February 26, 2014
Nadia Chowdhury
The disappearing language and the Bengali imagination

As a Bangladeshi of Bengali descent, it is often fun to see how much Bengali has disintegrated into nothingness over the years.
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Nay to Hay?

November 29, 2012
Mridul Chowdhury
Nay to Hay?

The recent Hay Festival in Dhaka was a rare treat in many ways. Meeting some of the South Asian literary luminaries was a delight as expected, but meeting the ‘protesters’ of the Dhaka Hay Festival added a dimension to my experience that I was not prepared for.
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