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Mahasweta Devi: Bhasha’s life time mentor remembered at the Adivasi Academy Tejgadh – Gujarat

Times of India, 29 July 2016 | To read the full article, click here >> An indefatigable crusader for tribal rights, eminent litterateur Mahasweta Devi was keen to be laid to rest at Tejgadh, a tribal village in Gujarat and also … Continue reading

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“The tribal world and the tribal way is complete in itself”: Mahasweta Devi (1926-2016)

Tour the tribal areas, she said, and “…remember the tribal areas of Bengal are part of tribal areas in their vicinity even if they belong to other states… They do not belong to this or that state… they belong to … Continue reading

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Telling the story of the Sabars: Mahasweta Devi’s historical novel “The Book of the Hunter” set in 6th-century Bengal

UMA MAHADEVAN-DASGUPTA, The Hindu, Sunday, Jul 07, 2002 | Read the full review here >> MAHASWETA DEVI’S novel The Book of the Hunter (first published in Bengali as Byadhkhanda in 1994), is the latest in Seagull’s excellent ongoing enterprise to … Continue reading

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Mahasweta Devi – a writer-activist’s literary tribute to the civilizational graces of the adivasis

Excerpt from “The adivasi Mahashweta” [Mahasweta] by https:y in 540, August 2004 CELEBRATING WOMENa symposium on women who made a difference DO I know Mahashweta Devi ? Perhaps, I do. Perhaps not. […] In the mid-90s, I decided to give up academic life … Continue reading

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Mahasweta Devi: A model in which activism and writing can reflect upon each other

Mahasweta Devi was born in 1926 in the city of Dacca in East Bengal (modern day Bangladesh). As an adolescent, she and her family moved to West Bengal in India. Born into a literary family, Mahasweta Devi was also influenced … Continue reading

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