International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Masters Thesis | English Language and Literature | India | Volume 10 Issue 5, May 2021

Representation of Dalit Masculinity in Literature

Athira Krishnan [2]

Abstract: This study deals on how the concept Dalit Masculinity has made command over the conventional concept of hegemonic masculinity. The term Dalit literally means 'oppressed' and is used to refer to the untouchable casteless sects of the society. Dalit also called outcaste is a self designation for a group of people traditionally regarded as untouchables. DAlit literature in India has emerged as a separate and principal category of literature in many Indian languages. Several writing of Dalit literature has emerged as a vigorous voice of Dalit community in different literature over the last five decades.

Keywords: Dalit Masculinity, Literature, Hegemony, Untouchables, Harijan

Edition: Volume 10 Issue 5, May 2021,

Pages: 426 - 429

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