The Politics of Representation: Cultural Appropriation and Ethnicity in Kalyana Rao’s Untouchable Spring

Dr Baisali Hui Abstract Dalit identity and its literary representation have long been a contentious field of discussion. The translation of Kalyana Rao’s masterpiece Untouchable Spring into English brings to focus many issues such as cultural appropriation and subversion of mainstream assumptions about Dalit life and ideology. How primitive art forms were modified and reinvested […]