Hasan Azizul Huq (3010 words)


A powerful short story writer, Hasan Azizul Huq has contributed enormously to Bangladeshi fiction. He traverses at ease from Rarh Bangla – a region between the Chota Nagpur Plateau on the west and the Ganges Delta on the east – to Bangladesh as he explores the lives of the marginalized and brings them into focus on his fictional vista. A strong proponent of realism in literature, Huq has always been committed to that famous tenet of William Dean Howells: “realism is nothing more and nothing less than the truthful treatment of material”. He derives his material from his rural beginnings and closeness to nature. His locale is often in the remotest corner of the village, where his characters, isolated in their …

Citation: Elias, Parveen K. "Hasan Azizul Huq". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 25 August 2021 [https://staging.litencyc.com/php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=14609, accessed 09 December 2022.]

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