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Shudra Identity and Struggle

The Shudras: Vision for a New Path edited by Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd and Karthik Raja Karuppusamy, New Delhi: Vintage (Penguin Random House), 2021; pp 272, ₹ 699 .

Karna, the Dark-fated One

Following anthropologist Iravati Karve’s grounding of the Mahabharata in realism, the author proposes a new origin myth for Karna, brother to the Pandavas.

Lakshmi against Untouchability: Puranic Texts and Caste in Odisha

The Lakshmi Purana as a literary text primarily raises issues relating to the religious rights of Dalit women in Odisha.

Transcreating Another Kali

Song for Kali: A Cycle of Images and Songs by Nirode Mazumdar, inspired by Ram Proshad, English translation by Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Seagull Books, Kolkata, 2000; pp 53, Rs 375.
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