Caste and the City: Urban Aspirations and Sensibility in Hindi Dalit Short Fiction (Hardcover)

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Caste and the City: Urban Aspirations and Sensibility in Hindi Dalit Short Fiction (Hardcover)

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This book looks at Dalits in the city and examines the nature of Dalit aspirations as well as the making of an urban sensibility through an analysis of hitherto unexamined short stories of the some of the first and second generation as well as contemporary Dalit writers in Hindi.

Deeba Zafir teaches in the Department of English, Lakshmibai College, University of Delhi. She has published critical essays and reviewed works of Urdu and Hindi literature. She has also translated essays on literary criticism, fiction, and poetry from Urdu and Hindi into English. Her most recent translation is the autobiography of the well-known Hindi Dalit writer, Sheoraj Singh Bechain's My Childhood on My Shoulders, co-translated with Tapan Basu (2018). Her other research interests include Partition, Dalit, and Disability Studies.
Product Details ISBN: 9781032770611
ISBN-10: 1032770619
Publisher: Routledge Chapman & Hall
Publication Date: June 21st, 2024
Pages: 132
Language: English