Mohammad Ataullah Nuri

Mohammad Ataullah Nuri
University of North Carolina at Greensboro | UNCG · Department of English

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Introduction
Nuri is a PhD student and teaching assistant in the Department of English at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, North Carolina, USA. He has an M.Phil in English from University of Chittagong, Chattogram, Bangladesh. He has worked: as an associate professor and head of the Department of English at Bangladesh Army International University of Science and Technology, Comilla, Bangladesh; a senior lecturer and the Head of the Department of English at Cox’s Bazar International University,
Education
March 2011 - August 2013
University of Chittagong
Field of study
  • Ecocriticism
April 2004 - August 2005
University of Chittagong
Field of study
  • English
March 2000 - March 2004
University of Chittagong
Field of study
  • English

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Publications (6)
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Maxims of Khana, popularly known as Khanar Bachan (Khan’s sayings) is an indispensable part of folk literature not only in Bengali speaking areas of the West Bengal and Bangladesh but also other parts of South Asia including Nepal, Bhutan and Sri Lanka. Traditionally, the bachan has been orally handed down from one generation to another generation...
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During the last few decades, the field of cultural and literary studies has started to show serious concerns about worldwide environmental degradation and its effects on literature and human society. As a result, several green approaches to literature have sprung up such as ecocriticism, postcolonial ecocriticism, ecofeminism, bioregionalism etc. B...
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Ecocriticism, which has evolved in the recent decades as one of the most dynamic interactions in 'the academic domains of literary and environmental studies, bringing environmentally confluent socio-cultural orientations to literary studies' (Oppermann 401), is continually expanding itself beyond the traditional Anglo-American pastoral, wilderness...
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This paper seeks to locate Kaiser Haq's poetry in the spatiality and temporality of Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh. Kaiser Haq, the foremost Bangladeshi English poet, was born and brought up in Dhaka and saw the rise of this capital city from a polis to a metropolis. Hence the city Dhaka, both as setting and subject matter, is firmly grounde...
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With the advent of modernity and industrialization, the human-environment relationship is facing a worldwide crisis. The crisis has often been articulated in creative literary works like plays, novels, films and documentaries. The paper is based on an eco-investigation of Wole Soyinka’s one Act play The Swamp Dwellers, which throws light on many as...
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Edward Said (1935-2003) is known to the world through his path-breaking work Orientalism. But Orientalism and Said’s other key works can be properly known through an understanding of what he means by ‘secular criticism.’ His clear view of secular criticism is found in his introduction to the 1983 work The World, the Text, and the Critic, which bear...