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Volume 87 No. 3, May 2013

The May 2013 issue of WLT showcases Bangladeshi literature with poetry, short fictions, and an interview featuring Tahmima Anam and three other writers. Other highlights include two essays on the Global South; interviews with Ananda Devi (Mauritius) and Leonardo Padura (Cuba); a short story by Tania Hershman (UK); poetry from Mexico, Serbia, and the US; an essay on “world atrocity literature”; and book reviews from around the globe.

Table of Contents

  • Editor’s Note
  • More Talent Than Success: The Enigma of the Underappreciated Author

Bangladesh on the World Stage

The Global South

  • ESSAY: “Breaking Out of the Prison House of Hierarchy” by Mukoma Wa Ngugi
  • ESSAY: “A Globalectical Imagination” by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o