Poisoned Bread : Translations From Modern Marathi Dalit Literature

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Poisoned Bread : Translations From Modern Marathi Dalit Literature

Poisoned Bread Translations From Modern Marathi Dalit Literature Silenced for centuries by caste prejudice and social oppression the Dalits of Maharashtra formerly called untouchables have only in the last forty years found a powerful voice in Marathi literature T

  • Title: Poisoned Bread : Translations From Modern Marathi Dalit Literature
  • Author: Arjun Dangle
  • ISBN: 9780863112546
  • Page: 481
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Silenced for centuries by caste prejudice and social oppression, the Dalits of Maharashtra formerly called untouchables have only in the last forty years found a powerful voice in Marathi literature The revolutionary social movement launched by their leader Dr Ambedkar was paralleled by a wave of writing that exploded in poetry, prose, fiction and autobiography of a rSilenced for centuries by caste prejudice and social oppression, the Dalits of Maharashtra formerly called untouchables have only in the last forty years found a powerful voice in Marathi literature The revolutionary social movement launched by their leader Dr Ambedkar was paralleled by a wave of writing that exploded in poetry, prose, fiction and autobiography of a raw vigour, maturity, depth and richness of content, and shocking in its exposition of the bitterness of their experiences One is jolted, too, by the quality of writing by a group denied access for long ages to any literary tradition This important collection is the first anthology of Dalit literature The writers than eighty of them presented here in English translations, are nearly all of the most prominent figures in Marathi Dalit literature, who have contributed to this unique phenomenon.

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    One thought on “Poisoned Bread : Translations From Modern Marathi Dalit Literature

    1. Them Lei on said:

      stories of social oppressions and castes prejudice. a heart wrenching stories of social woes and the struggles of the Dalits. Good book .

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