ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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From Shahiri to Sahitya

Ambedkari Shahiri, in the form of sound and music, took the ideas of the anti-caste movement to the masses, paving the way for Dalit literature.

Towards a Theory of Dalit Literature

The historic works of three writers offer a theoretical framework through which to view Dalit literature in India.

Namdeo Dhasal’s New Language

Marathi poet Namdeo Dhasal challenged Brahminical literature and sought to reconstruct a caste-less society through his works.

​Heralding the Anti-caste Aesthetic

Marathi poet Loknath Yashwant’s work is an example of how Dalit literature can provide the anti-caste “sensible.”
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