P23 – Md Abu Shahid Abdullah

Dr. Md Abu Shahid Abdullah completed his MA in English and American Studies and his PhD in English Literature at Otto-Friedrich University Bamberg, Germany. He is currently an Assistant Professor in English at East West University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. He has published articles on Toni Morrison, Salman Rushdie, Saul Bellow, Angela Carter, Gabriel García Márquez, Jonathan Safran Foer, and Walt Whitman in various international journals. His research interests include trauma, alienation, memory, identity, marginalisation, postcolonialism, eroticism and magical realism. He is presently working on a research project on the literature of indigenous people in Bangladesh.

PANEL: Rewriting the Past and Voicing the Marginalised

Introduction to the Panel:

Reinterpreting Myth and History in Restructuring the Past in Shashi Tharoor’s The Great Indian Novel:

Giving a Voice to the Entire Subcontinent: Nationalism in R.K. Narayan’s Waiting for the Mahatma:

Moving away from a Violent Past and the Process of Healing in Zakes Mda’s Ways of Dying:

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