Subaltern and Marginalised in the poetry of Namdeo Dhasal
Keywords:Marginalization, Exploration, Subversion, Oppression, Hierarchy
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.
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