Towards Social Change: Essays on Dalit Literature

By: Shankar Prasad Singha & Indranil Acharya (Eds)

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Dalit writings have a sense of defiance, identity and revolt. The struggles that Dalit writers have had to go through provide them with intellectual clarity and self-confidence.The essays in this collection discuss themes from various regions.A piece on the dilemmas that a translator faces delves into the problems and politics of representation of the subaltern in an Amitav Ghosh novel.Another chapter makes a comparative study of Dalit and Holocaust (Nazi Germany) literatures which share experiences of subjugation, suffering and torture.Printed Pages: 200.

Title: Towards Social Change: Essays on Dalit Literature

Author Name: Shankar Prasad Singha & Indranil Acharya (Eds)

Categories: Dalit Studies, India,

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2014

ISBN: 8125053441

ISBN 13: 9788125053446

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 101800

Keywords: Towards Social Change: Essays on Dalit Literature Shankar Prasad Singha & Indranil Acharya (Eds)