Questioning Global Muslim Diaspora: Tahmima Anam’s The Good Muslim

Author:   Ahmed S. Aziz
Publisher:   GRFDT
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Wars have unquestionably depressing impacts on its survivors. What history tells us about war is that the survivors, by and large, endure a psychological crisis due to the horrific events they frequently encounter. The connection between Islam and terrorism turns out to be a hotly debated subject after the terrorist attacks of 9/11.Such controversial issue triggers the dichotomy of “good Muslims” versus “bad Muslims, in lieu of extremists from civilians. The paper examines in details the effects of Bangladeshi war of independence of 1971 and its backdrop on the history of the newly born nation, Bangladesh, as portrayed by the diasporic writer TahmimaAnam in her novel The Good Muslim (2011).

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