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Dalit Literature By Kumar, Raj

DOI: 10.4324/0123456789-REM1849-1
Published: 26/04/2018
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‘Dalit literature’ is a term that has come into prominence over the past four decades to refer to the literary writings of people belonging to low castes held as untouchable by Hindu caste society. The word ‘Dalit’ literally means ‘crushed, oppressed’.

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26/04/2018

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10.4324/0123456789-REM1849-1

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Kumar, Raj. "Dalit Literature." The Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism. : Taylor and Francis, 2016. Date Accessed 24 Jun. 2021 https://www.rem.routledge.com/articles/dalit-literature. doi:10.4324/0123456789-REM1849-1

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