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Hindi Dalit Literature And The Politics Of Representation

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Author: Sarah Beth Hunt
Publisher: Routledge
Release: 2014-08-07
ISBN: 1317559525
Size: 55.57 MB
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Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 272
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Hindi Dalit Literature And The Politics Of Representation

by Sarah Beth Hunt, Hindi Dalit Literature And The Politics Of Representation Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Hindi Dalit Literature And The Politics Of Representation books, This study explores how Dalits in north India have used literature as a means of protest against caste oppression. Including fresh ethnographic research and interviews, it traces the trajectory of modern Dalit writing in Hindi and its pivotal role in the creation, rise and reinforcement of a distinctive Dalit identity. The book challenges the existing impression of Hindi Dalit literature as stemming from the Dalit political assertion of the 1980s and as being chiefly imitative of the Marathi Dalit literature model. Arguing that Hindi Dalit literature has a much longer history in north India, it examines two differing strands that have taken root in Dalit expression — the early ‘popular’ production of smaller literary pamphlets and journals at the beginning of the 20th century and more contemporary modes such as autobiographies, short stories and literary criticism. The author highlights the ways in which such various forms of literary works have supported the proliferation of an all-encompassing identity for the so-called ‘untouchable’ castes. She also underscores how these have contributed to their evolving political consciousness and consolidation of newer heterogeneous identities, making a departure from their long-perceived image. The work will be important for those in Dalit studies, subaltern history, Hindi literature, postcolonial studies, political science and sociology as well as the informed general reader.



Index To Theses With Abstracts Accepted For Higher Degrees By The Universities Of Great Britain And Ireland And The Council For National Academic Awards

Index to Theses with Abstracts Accepted for Higher Degrees by the Universities of Great Britain and Ireland and the Council for National Academic Awards PDF
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Release: 2007
ISBN:
Size: 36.88 MB
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Category : Dissertations, Academic
Languages : en
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Index To Theses With Abstracts Accepted For Higher Degrees By The Universities Of Great Britain And Ireland And The Council For National Academic Awards

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Dalit Politics And Literature

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Author: Pradeep K. Sharma
Publisher:
Release: 2006
ISBN:
Size: 63.84 MB
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Category : Dalits
Languages : en
Pages : 178
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Dalit Politics And Literature

by Pradeep K. Sharma, Dalit Politics And Literature Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Dalit Politics And Literature books, The Dalit Movements In India Have Occupied Significant Place In The History Of Social Movements As Well As In The Discourse Of Social Sciences. These Movements Have Addressed Numerous Issues That Facilitate To Understand And Analyse Indian Polity. ;;The Literary Expression Of Political Consciousness And Movements Among Or For The Dalits In North India Is The New Emerging Trend. This Trend Has Served Enormously To The Cause And Widened Its Constituency. ;;The Book Explores Relationship Between Politics And Literature With A Critical Analysis Of Texts From The Hindi Literature Both By Dalits And Nondalits. It Underlines Not Only The Major Issues And Concerns Of The Movements But Also To Demonstrate That Political Consciousness Is Also Expressed Through Many More Innovative And Creative Methods Like Art And Literature.;;



Writing Resistance

Writing Resistance PDF
Author: Laura R. Brueck
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Release: 2014-06-10
ISBN: 0231166052
Size: 38.27 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 288
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Writing Resistance

by Laura R. Brueck, Writing Resistance Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Writing Resistance books, Writing Resistance is the first close study of the growing body of contemporary Hindi-language Dalit (low caste) literature in India. The Dalit literary movement has had an immense sociopolitical and literary impact on various Indian linguistic regions, yet few scholars have attempted to situate the form within contemporary critical frameworks. Laura R. BrueckÕs approach goes beyond recognizing and celebrating the subaltern speaking, emphasizing the sociopolitical perspectives and literary strategies of a range of contemporary Dalit writers working in Hindi. Brueck explores several essential questions: what makes Dalit literature Dalit? What makes it good? Why is this genre important, and where does it oppose or intersect with other bodies of Indian literature? She follows the debate among Dalit writers as they establish a specifically Dalit literary critical approach, underscoring the significance of the Dalit literary sphere as a ÒcounterpublicÓ generating contemporary Dalit social and political identities. Brueck then performs close readings of contemporary Hindi Dalit literary prose narratives, focusing on the aesthetic and stylistic strategies deployed by writers whose class, gender, and geographic backgrounds shape their distinct voices. By reading Dalit literature as literature, this study unravels the complexities of its sociopolitical and identity-based origins.



Passagen

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Release: 2006
ISBN:
Size: 32.72 MB
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Category : Arts
Languages : de
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Passagen

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Religion And Identity In South Asia And Beyond

Religion and Identity in South Asia and Beyond PDF
Author: Steven E. Lindquist
Publisher: Anthem Press
Release: 2013-12-01
ISBN: 1783080671
Size: 30.94 MB
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Category : Religion
Languages : en
Pages : 392
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Religion And Identity In South Asia And Beyond

by Steven E. Lindquist, Religion And Identity In South Asia And Beyond Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Religion And Identity In South Asia And Beyond books, This volume brings together sixteen articles on the religions, literatures and histories of South and Central Asia in tribute to Patrick Olivelle, one of North America’s leading Sanskritists and historians of early India. Over the last four decades, the focus of his scholarship has been on the ascetic and legal traditions of India, but his work as both a researcher and a teacher extends beyond early Indian religion and literature. ‘Religion and Identity and South Asia and Beyond’ is a testament to that influence. The contributions in this volume, many by former students of Olivelle, are committed to linguistic and historical rigor, combined with sensitivity to how the study of Asia has been changing over the last several decades.



Dalit Studies In Higher Education

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Author: Arun Kumar
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Release: 2005
ISBN:
Size: 15.81 MB
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Category : Dalits
Languages : en
Pages : 146
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Dalit Studies In Higher Education

by Arun Kumar, Dalit Studies In Higher Education Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Dalit Studies In Higher Education books, Contributed articles on study and teaching of Dalit literature in India.



Sites Of Struggle

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Author: Toral Gajarawala
Publisher:
Release: 2004
ISBN:
Size: 37.77 MB
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Languages : en
Pages : 452
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Sites Of Struggle

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