Literature

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    Artistes entertain poem lovers online

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:40pm on October 29, 2020

    Artistes of recitation troupe Sangbrita Abritti Charcha O Bikash Kendra entertained poem lovers reciting popular poems penned by leading poets in an online programme held...

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    Zooming in on impact of partition on Bangla Literature

    Dhrubo Sadiq  | Updated at 12:33am on October 26, 2020

    A Zoom meeting on the theme of the division of British India under the rubric ‘Presence and absence of Partition of 1947 in Bangla Literature’...

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    Admirers pay tribute to the poet at Bangla Academy

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 23, 2020

    Today is the 91st anniversary of birth of the late eminent poet Shamsur Rahman. Admirers and well-wishers paid tribute to the poet at a programme...

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    Jibanananda Das’s death anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 22, 2020

    Today is the 66th anniversary of death of much-admired Bengali poet Jibanananda Das. Different literary organisations will pay tribute to the poet placing floral wreaths...

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    Those Who Hold Up the Earth depicts working people of Bangladesh

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:08pm on October 17, 2020

    Irish-American poet Peter F Crowley has portrayed the working people of Bangladesh, life in Dhaka, rivers of Bangladesh including Buriganga and Padma along with revolutions...

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    How to hold the world’s largest book fair in a pandemic

    Agence France-Presse. Frankfurt am Main | Updated at 11:00pm on October 16, 2020

    The Frankfurt book fair, the world’s largest, is going ahead this week even after a spike in coronavirus infections turned the German city into a...

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    Literary arena mourns death of Rashid Haider

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:16pm on October 13, 2020

    Ekushey Padak-winning writer Rashid Haider passed away on Tuesday morning at his daughter’s residence on Fuller Road on Dhaka University campus at the age of...

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    Writer Rashid Haider dies

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:23pm on October 13, 2020

    Ekushey Padak winning writer Rashid Haider died at his daughter’s house on Fuller Road in Dhaka University on Tuesday. He was 79. ‘My father passed...

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    Curtain falls on Medellin International Poetry Festival

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:00pm on October 12, 2020

    Bangladeshi poet Quamruzzaman Swapan entertained the audience reciting self-penned poems on the concluding day of the 30th Medellin International Poetry Festival on Saturday...

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    Bangla Academy recalls Abdul Karim Sahitya Bisharad

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:49pm on October 11, 2020

    Bangla Academy recalled renowned writer and historian Abdul Karim Sahitya Bisharad organising a programme on Sunday. The programme was organised marking the 149th anniversary of...

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