ISBN 9788129106285,Love Poems Of Taslima Nasreen

Love Poems Of Taslima Nasreen

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ISBN 9788129106285
Publisher

Rupa & Co

Publication Year 2005
ISBN-13

ISBN 9788129106285

ISBN-10 8129106280
Binding

Paperback

Number of Pages 52 Pages
Language (English)
Subject

Fiction

Love Poems of Taslima Nasreen is a selection of Nasreen's love poems from several books. She is renowned for her work as an activist for women's rights and against religion fundamentalism. Internationally known and widely travelled, Taslima Nasreen was born in Mymensingh, Bangladesh. She studied medicine and worked as a gynaecologist and anesthesiologist in hospitals in Dhaka. During her medical studies, she gained prominence as a strongly feminist columnist. Her novel Shame was banned in Bangladesh in 1993, on the ground that its 'inflammatory' tone excited tensions between Muslims and Hindus. Conservative elements in Bangladesh demanded her execution some years back for blasphemy. Nasreen secretly left Bangladesh and took asylum in Sweden where she now lives. Internationally known and widely travelled, Taslima Nasreen was born in Mymensingh, Bangladesh. After studying medicine, she worked as a gynaecologist and anaesthesiologist in hospitals in Dhaka. During her medical studies she gained prominence as a strongly feminist colmnist and also began to publish poetry and fiction. Her novel Shame was banned in 1993, on the grounds that its 'inflammatory' tone exited tension between Muslims and Hindus. In 1994, the European Parliament awarded her the Sakharov Prize for freedom of Thought. After conservative elements demanded her execution she secretly left Bangladesh and took asylum in Sweden. On 16 November 2004 she received the United Nations Educational, Social and Cultural Organisation's (UNESCO) tolerence and non-violence award-the
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