RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 243602517 LA English T1 'Speaking truth to power' : religion, caste, and the subaltern question in India A1 Bhagavan, Manu Belur,, Feldhaus, Anne., Zelliot, Eleanor,, PB Oxford University Press PP New Delhi YR 2008 SN 9780195693058 0195693051 9780198063490 0198063490 AB On the religious sentiments and intellectual life of Dalits of India; contributed articles honoring the memory of Eleanor Zelliot, b.1926. Together with its companion, Claiming Power from Below, this volume explores various issues such as hierarchy and reform, the role of religion, the idea of resistance, the functionality of the continued use of the term, 'Dalit', and the scope of current and future Dalit literature. This volume focuses on the role of religion- encompassing beliefs, ethics, ritual, devotional literature, folk culture, popular narratives, and artistic expression-and its role in the construction and deconstruction of caste and power in India. In this context it also examines the hierarchy of gender. -- Publisher description.