The Famished Gods

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The Famished Gods

  • Wed Jan 22, 2020
  • Price : 160.00
  • Pharos Books
  • Language - English
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The Famished Gods: Speaking Selves in Akkarmashi is a critical reception of the Indian Dalit classical autobiography of Sharankumar Limbale, Akkarmashi, The Outcaste (2003). This book microscopically scrutinizes aspects of penury and destitution for which 'stomach' becomes the metaphor. While centrally focusing on the themes of 'food' and 'hunger', it also undertakes discussions on resistance, identities, atrocities and the like.“. . .This book is a must read for anyone who cares for the liberation and empowerment of dalits.”- Bama, a Renowned Dalit Novelist“This is a powerful, and at times heart wrenching book. Essential reading for all connected with the emancipation of Dalits.- Robert Maddox-Harle, Writer & Reviewer, Australia“The Famished God' is a successful academic endeavour in analyzing the roots of social, cultural, economic and political dialectics in India through its deliberations on hunger in Akkarmashi. . .”- Ajay Navaria, an Eminent Academician & ScholarDr. Praveen Kumar Anshuman is working as Assistant Professor in the Department of English at Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi for the last ten years. He did his Ph.D. from Banaras Hindu University. He has published fi ve books- Stoppardian Coconuts: Soft Within though Hard Without, Changing Complexion of Delhi: A Study of Jhuggi-Jhopdi Cluster and Cultural Transition, Ecosensibilities: Finding Path to Harmony, Aakhar Sovat Naahin, and Maanush Jaagat Naahin. The Famished Gods: Speaking Selves in Akkarmashi is his sixth book that deals with Sharankumar Limbale’s autobiography, Akkarmashi: The Outcaste, through a critical lens.Ravi Prakash Chaubey is a Research Fellow at the School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He did his M.Phil. from the same University. He completed his graduation from St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi. He has published two books- Aakhar So