Representing Bangladesh: A study on contemporary travel writing

by Homaed Ishaque


This thesis establishes context for the interrogation of contemporary travel writing on Bangladesh. It focuses on how contemporary travel writings, in different platforms, have been representing Bangladesh. While using Stuart Hall’s theory of Representation, this study takes on a qualitative stance in its exploration. It undertakes qualitative content analysis of travel writings appeared over a period of time and comes up with particular themes and ideas those are highlighted in those writings. Based on that, the study argues how different patterns of the representation of Bangladesh have been constructed in travel writings.

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