|Born||June 1, 1956|
|Occupation||writer, poet, literary critic|
|Notable works||Akkarmashi (1984)
Towards an Aesthetics of Dalit Literature (2004)
Sharankumar Limbale (Marathi: शरणकुमार लिंबाळे) (born - June 1, 1956) is a Marathi language author, poet and literary critic. He has penned more than 40 books, but is best known for his autobiographical novel Akkarmashi. Akkarmashi is translated in several other Indian languages and in English. The English translation is published by the Oxford University Press with the title The Outcaste. His critical work Towards an Aesthetics of Dalit Literature (2004) is considered amongst the most important works on Dalit literature.
Notes and references
- Banshelkikar, Yashpal Murhari (December 2011). "Asserting Rights and Resisting the System in the Outcaste Akkarmashi" (PDF). I (4). Journal of Asian Research Consortium. ISSN 2249-7315.
Subaltern Speaks: Selected Essays on Sharankumar Limbale Ed Jaydeep Sarangi,Cyberwit.net,Allahabad,2015
Interview with Jaydeep Sarangi ,JSL,2012/13(Autumn),JNU,New Delhi.
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