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The Writing Of The Excluded: Dalit Writing And Malayalam

// August 28th, 2009 // 1 Comment » // Cultural Politics

Santhosh O K Though the muted trajectory of dalit writing in Malayalam goes back a long way into the past, forms of radical departure from the hegemonic aesthetics and dominant discourses of writing are a recent phenomenon.  The oppressed began to appear in narratives from Mrs Collins’ Ghatakavadham (1877) onwards.  Though Pothery Kunhambu placed a […]

A Song of Poykayil Appachan

// August 25th, 2009 // 4 Comments » // Cultural Politics

No, not a single letter is seen On my race So many histories are seen On so many races Scrutinize each one of them The whole histories of the world Not a single letter is seen On my race There was no one on this earth To write the history Of my race in the […]

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