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

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Dalit Protest Literature in Telugu-A Historical Perspective

A Historical Perspective A Satyanarayana Although there was no literary genre distinctively known as 'dalit literature' during the pre-independence period in Andhra, an examination of the literary works of certain dalit intellectuals indicates that the agony and anger of the dalit masses are reflected in their writings. This paper analyses the nature of literary representation of dalit problems and the emerging consciousness in the writings of selected dalit scholars.

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