Urban consciousness in Kaiser Haq’s poetry


  • Maria Zaman Department of English, University of North Dakota, USA


Right after the Liberation war in 1971, it was considered that Dhaka had the right network of urbaneness. However, the beautiful Dhaka, which is the capital of Bangladesh soon started to lose its beauty which the poet really missed. Therefore, the purpose of this article is to identify urban consciousness and its representation in Kaiser Haq’s poetry. This article, however, gives an overview of what urban consciousness is and how it has been portrayed in Haq’s Pariah and Other Poems.

Author Biography

  • Maria Zaman, Department of English, University of North Dakota, USA

    Maria Zaman is currently an MA student at the University of North Dakota, where she also works as a graduate teaching assistant. Maria has over six years teaching, research and writing experience. Her primary research interests include post-colonialism and teaching pedagogy.


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How to Cite

Urban consciousness in Kaiser Haq’s poetry. (2021). Journal of Postcolonial Writing and World Literatures, 2(2), 7-13. https://royalliteglobal.com/world-literatures/article/view/576