Mr. Shahidur Rahman
Head
Department of English
E-mail: head.english@vu.edu.bd
Education Background
B. A (Hons.) in English, Department of English (University of Rajshahi), M.A in English, Department of English (University of Rajshahi)
Job Experience
Working in the department of English, Rajshahi University since 1983 to present, and also in the department of English, Varendra University as coordinator (Adjunct Faculty) of the department since 2013 to present.
Courses Taught
Writing, Shakespeare, Anglo-Saxon and Mediaeval Literature, Cultural Studies, MA Thesis.
Research Interest
Areas of research interest are: 17th Century Character Writing and Letter Writing, Victorian Poetry, American Poetry, Commonwealth Literature and Cultural Studies.
Research Work

Editing two texts of Nicholas Breton: Character upon Essays and A Packet with Mad Letters Anguish and Despair in the Poems of Tennyson and Arnold: A Comparative Study

Publications

Articles:

  1. M. Shahidur Rahman, “Character Writing in the Seventeenth Century, with Special Reference to Nicholas Breton”, Rajshahi, RUS, 1997, Vol. 25, No. 89, pp. 195-214.
  2. Md. Shahidur Rahman. “The Character of Lakunle in The Lion and the Jewel: A Study in Cultural Alienation”, Rajshahi, Praxis, Journal of the Department of English, 2013, Vol. 5, pp 130-145.
  3. 3. Md. Shahidur Rahman. “Kongi’s Harvest: An Evaluation of Soyinka’s Ethics of Power”, Professor Aali Memorial Volume (Literature, History and Culture: Writings in Honour of Professor Aali Areefur Rehman), Eds. Abdullah Al Mamun and Maswood Akhter, Rajshahi, Department of English, University of Rajshahi, 2014, pp 787-806
Books:
  1. Co-editor, Learning English
(Dhaka: Pustak Ghar, 1991)

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