The first Dalit novel set in rural Gujarat of the 1930s, The Stepchild explores the ethos of the Vankars, a community of weavers.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Joseph Macwan (1935-2010) lived and taught in Anand, Gujarat. He told the stories of Dalit lives in the region as vivid narratives told in the Charotari dialect. Angaliyat is his most acclaimed novel, and Joseph Macwan is Gujarat's well-known Dalit writer. He won several state and national awards for literature. Rita Kothari is a Professor of Humanities at the Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar. She is well known for her translations, as well as her academic work on translation and language politics in Sindh and Gujarat.
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Oxford University Press, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0195666240
Book Description Oxford University Press, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. NEW and UNREAD hardcover with DJ, from bookstore stock. May contain a price sticker.; 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed! Ships same or next business day!. Bookseller Inventory # 121703130003
Book Description Oxford University Press, USA, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0195666240