World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

List of Bangladeshi writers

Article Id: WHEBN0014732075
Reproduction Date:

Title: List of Bangladeshi writers  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: List of Marathi-language authors, List of Emirati writers, Lists of American writers, List of Salvadoran writers, List of Sudanese writers
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

List of Bangladeshi writers

The Writers listed below were either born in Bangladesh or else published much of their writing while living in that country.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A

B

  • Begum Rokeya (Roquia Sakhawat Hussain) Bangla: (বেগম রোকেয়া), (1880–1932), author and social worker

D

H

  • Hasan Azizul Huq (Bangla: হাসান আজিজুল হক) (born 1939), writer
  • Hosne Ara Shahed (Bangla: হোসনে আরা শাহেদ) (born 1937), writer
  • Humayun Azad (Bangla: হুমায়ুন আজাদ) (1947–2004) writer and scholar
  • Humayun Ahmed (Bangla: হুমায়ূন আহেমদ) (1948-2012), author and playwright
  • Humayun Kabir Dhali, author and journalist

I

J

  • Jahanara Imam (Bengali: জাহানারা ইমাম) (1929–1994)
  • Jahir Raihan (Bengali: জহির রায়হান) (1935 – c. 1972)
  • Jasim Uddin (Jasimuddin) (Bangla: জসীমউদ্দীন) (full name Jasimuddin Mollah) (1903–1976)

K

M

  • Mir Mosharraf Hossain (Bangla: মীর মশাররফ হোসেন) (1847–1912)
  • Muhammad Asadullah Al-Ghalib (Arabic: د.محمد اسد الله الغالب; Bengali: ড. মুহাম্মাদ আসাদুল্লাহ আল-গালিব) (b. January 15, 1948) A reformist Islamic scholar, educator and religious leader.
  • Muhammed Zafar Iqbal also "Zafar Iqbal" (Bengali: মুহম্মদ জাফর ইকবাল) (born 23 December 1952), Bangladeshi author of science fiction and children's literature.
  • Munir Chowdhury also "Munier Chowdhury" (Bengali: মুনীর চৌধুরী) (1925–1971), educator, playwright, literary critic and political dissident

N

  • Nurul Momen (Bangla: নুরুল মোমেন) (November 25, 1908 – February 16, 1990), also known as Natyaguru, was an educationist, playwright, director, humorist, lawyer, broadcaster, philanthropist and essayist of Bangladesh. He is often referred to as the "Father of Bangladeshi theatre".
  • Nirmalendu Goon
  • Neamat Imam: novelist, playwright and poet. Notable for The Black Coat, a novel, published by Penguin India, which presents a scathing criticism of Sheikh Mujib's rule. Other work: Amar Rashtro Amar Nagorik (poetry) and Boidik (novella).

R

  • Rashid Askari (Bengali:রাশিদ আসকারী (born: June 1, 1965),writer,columnist,fictionist, and academic; has earned literary acclaim for his debut short story book in English -Nineteen seventy one and other stories(2012).
  • Rashid Haider(Bengali: রশীদ হায়দার) is a modern Bangladeshi author and novelist
  • Rashid Karim (Bengali: রশীদ করিম (1925-2011),popular novelist of Bangladesh.

S

  • Selina Hossain (Bengali: সেলিনা হোসেন) (born 1947), journalist, filmmaker, human rights activist, and author
  • Shahriar Kabir (Bengali: শাহরিয়ার কবীর)
  • Shamsur Rahman (Bangla: শামসুর রাহমান Shamsur Rŭhman) (1929–2006), poet, columnist and journalist
  • Sufia Kamal (Bangla: সুফিয়া কামাল) (1911–1999), poet, writer, organizer, feminist and activist
  • Syed Waliullah (সৈয়দ ওয়ালিউল্লাহ) (1922–1971), novelist, short-story writer and playwright

T

See also

References

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.