Subaltern and Marginalised in the poetry of Namdeo Dhasal

Authors

  • Dr. Rajendra Kumar Khare Assistant Professor Department of English Govt. Degree Collage Patharia M.P., India

Keywords:

Marginalization, Exploration, Subversion, Oppression, Hierarchy

Abstract

According to the Italian Marxist philosopher Antonio Gramsei, Subaltern and marginalized communities are those sub-sects of the society which are discriminated on the basis of religion, caste, gender, sexuality, culture, tradition, economic status etc. Literature plays a majar role in raising the question of sufferings of against the social supremacy. Anguish of the oppressed communities expressed its strongest protest with piercing words and attacking theme. In the Dalit Literature, Namdeo Dhasal is a universally acknowledged Dalit poet, who attacks social hierarchy with his realistic poems. Namdeo Dhasal’s poetry not only unveils the multiple social oppressions but discusses the social problems also.

References

Deshpande, Sudhanva. “Superstar Dhasal.” Frontline, 27 July 2007, Accessed 25 July 2017.

Dhasal, Namdeo. Namdeo Dhasal: Poet of the Underworld (Poems 1972-2006). Translated by Dilip Chitre, Navayana, 2007.

Ketar, Sachin. “In the Organized Harem of the Octopus: Poetics and Politics of Namdeo Dhasal.” The Criterion, Vol. 7, no. 3, June 2016 pp. 86-99. http//www.the-criterion.com/. Accessed 25 July 2017.

Patel, Sujata. “Bombay and Mumbai: Identities, Politics and Populism.” Bombay and Mumbai: The City in Transition. Edited by Sujata Patel and Jim masselos, Oxford Up, 1995.

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Published

2020-06-30

How to Cite

Dr. Rajendra Kumar Khare. (2020). Subaltern and Marginalised in the poetry of Namdeo Dhasal. The Creative Launcher, 5(2), 149–152. Retrieved from https://www.thecreativelauncher.com/index.php/tcl/article/view/204

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