Writing the Self: A Thematic Study of Dalit Autobiographies

By: Siva Nagiah Bolleddu

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This book Writing the Self: A Thematic Study of Dalit Autobiographies is the research of the author. Being thematic in nature, the book is divided into five chapters. The main objective of the book is to bring out the common issues in the select Dalit personal narratives. Instead of going for a mere textual analysis, the author did an in-depth analysis of each autobiography taking the thematic issues into consideration. The text deal s wi th the l i fe aspects of Dalit communities. Dalit Autobiography among the other literary forms remains a successful genre in representing the issues of Dalit culture and movements in Dalit idiom. It is through Dalit Autobiographies, the writers express their sufferings, sorrows and victimisation due to the oppressive culture of caste Hindus. Through their memories, the Dalits reconstruct their broken and long silenced history and demonstrate their rights and identity duly reconstituting themselves with the rest of Dalit communities.Printed Pages: 195.

Title: Writing the Self: A Thematic Study of Dalit Autobiographies

Author Name: Siva Nagiah Bolleddu

Categories: Sociology, India,

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Kalpaz Publications/Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.: 2015

ISBN: 9789351281238

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 106146

Keywords: Writing the Self: A Thematic Study of Dalit Autobiographies Siva Nagiah Bolleddu