Results 1 – 12 of 18 (a story for juvenile). Feb 1, by Akhtaruzzaman Elias Akhtaruzzaman Elias: Racanasamagra by Akhtaruzzaman Elias. Akhtaruzzaman Elias. K likes. Akhtaruzzaman Elias is a major Bengal fiction writer particularly noted for his subtle sense of humor, realistic use of. Akhtaruzzaman Elias: (* +) wrote only two novels – Chilekothar Sepai ( Sentry of the Attic, ) and Khoabnama (Dream- Elegy, ) but he has.

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The first appearance of Kulsum is also in a dream. Elias started his literary career with the volume of short stories Anya Ghore Anya Swar inthough before it his Chilekothar Sepai began to be published serially in a national daily. His second and till now last novel She Rate Purnima Chhilo is also a worthwhile instance. Elias’ younger brother, noted critic Khalequzzaman Elias also spoke at the programme.

All these characters have difference in their life, lifestyle, politics and ahktaruzzaman. It was the time, when his last and most praised novel Khoabnama was published.

He finds that the mass farmers of the whole region have united to establish their rights. Due to these conflicts the nearby town is soon crowded with Muslim migrants flooding from India. With such an unreal and dream-like time the story opens when due to the Second World War prices of all commodities are going up rapidly and the effects of it are touching even the agrarian village life. This is the first evaluation of Elias written in English, an author whom illustrious writers like Mahasveta Devi and Hasan Azizul Haque regard as a ‘wonder’.

It is well known that this Latin American technique is a popular trend in the literatures of Europe and America. To read or confront his writing is to go through an experience that thoroughly changes our worldview and questions carefully constructed rationales and dogmas.

But these two texts and his short stories, not many in number, have turned him into an icon, remembered and revered. Another compilation of his short stories Khoari was published in September He observes the activities of his son.


In the inter-weaving of history and myth, the presence of reality is also felt. Writer Hasan Azizul Haque applauded about his stories in a little magazine Shongbot published from Rajshahi same year.

His only compilation of essays Shongshkritir Bhanga Shetu was published in the same year.

Akhteruzzaman Elias

In the context of the novels of Bangladesh, he is possibly the second person highest acclaimed after Syed Waliullah He wrote a story Otondro based on that experience.

With an active political viewpoint, he wrote several short stories and essays, which are also noteworthy addition to our literature.

Akhtaruzzaman Elias was the first author who mingled the life akhtaruzzamaj lower stratum of old Dhaka with an important episode of our history. He also loses everything — his father loses his good fame as a religious person, and at last in dire hopelessness he dies, his stepmother Kulsum loses her security and homestead and later on losing her chastity she is killed.

Akhteruzzaman Elias – Wikipedia

Even Riot by Shahi Tharoor akhttaruzzaman also a worthwhile example in terms of communal disharmony. In the novel Tamij may be considered as a significant character who shares most of the incidents of Khoabnama indirectly or directly, familially or socially. He lives in a small room chilekottha.

Dudh-vate Utpat, the third short story compilation by Elias was published in They all secure their own interest, but at the end of the day, they all feel sympathy for each other.

Tamijer Bap lives a mysterious life and socially he is believed to be a mysterious man also. The legacy of Akhtaruzzaman Elias proves that not quantity, rather it is elas which ultimately matters.

In the last part of the book when Tamij is an absconder he leaves the company of the family of Abdul Aziz. He became the principal of the Government Music College in December same year. Hunt for dozens missing in deadly Russia high-rise blast Dr Kamal may challenge election with HC Collective interests to get priority: The Appendices reveal the personality of Elias, and the comprehensive Bibliography will help researchers interested in Elias, modern literary theory and sociology of literature.


Muslim League was the political party that led the Pakistan Movement. Without any prior information he takes a train bound for Santahar from where he akhtrauzzaman the train for Hilly or Jaydebpur or Takurgaon and thus the story of Tamij ends in dreams — the dreams of a family where he is an human being, more over where he is a husband of Fuljan, a father akhtaguzzaman his daughter. Elias was honoured with Ekushey Padak after his death in Moreover the book of Cherag Ali is an attraction for him.

He became the Associate Professor of Jagannath College in Please, follow the link: But the characteristic feature of both the groups is they do show the same aggressive attitude towards the akhtaduzzaman left by the Hindus as well as the property possessed by the insolvent village people.

Akhtaruzzaman Elias Intermingles Dreams, Myths and Realities | Bangladeshi Novels

In fact, by applying the theories of the neo-Marxians and post-moderns Theodor Adorno, Frederic Jameson, Jacques Derrida and others to the creative texts of Elias, he demonstrates how theory and praxis come to be interwoven is a comparatist’s discourse.

His insight into the subtle shades of human character, his application of physical and psychological detail, his ardent sense of wit and humor, his sardonic treatment of hypocrisy, his in depth knowledge about history and politics and aesthetic articulation of all these in his novels and short stories have reached him in a classic height in Bangla literature.

But, none of them was successful to portray the internal crisis of the mass villagers of this region like Akhtaruzzaman Elias. Akhteruzzaman Elias was born on 12 February, Akntaruzzaman is another consequence of the partition of India. Sections of this page.

Hapless farmers remain poor. They lost everything they had.