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Rokeya and woolf: souls that have lived

Hasan, Md. Mahmudul (2018) Rokeya and woolf: souls that have lived. The Daily Star, Dhaka. p. 11.

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Abstract

There are some amazing similarities between the Bengali writer Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain (1880-1932) and her English counterpart Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) that will make you wonder whether every great soul that has ever lived experiences the same dimension of reality in different shapes. Both wrote in the early twentieth century and are authors of fiction and non-fiction works. Both were born into two rich, illustrious families and had learned fathers. Rokeya's father Zahiruddin Muhammad Abu Ali Hyder Saber was a well-versed individual in a number of languages and was given the title of a zamindar by the colonial government. Woolf's father Leslie Stephen was a prominent Victorian editor and biographer and was knighted in 1901 by the British monarch.

Item Type: Article (Newspaper)
Additional Information: 6409/68405
Uncontrolled Keywords: Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain; Virginia Woolf; Comparative Literature; Leonard Woolf; Sakhawat Memorial Girls' School; Bloomsbury Group
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman > HQ1101 Women. Feminism
P Language and Literature > PE English
P Language and Literature > PI Oriental languages and literatures
P Language and Literature > PK Indo-Iranian
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN0080 Criticism
P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences
Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of English Language & Literature
Depositing User: Dr. Md. Mahmudul Hasan
Date Deposited: 12 Dec 2018 12:19
Last Modified: 21 Dec 2018 09:54
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/68405

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