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Critical Analysis of Mulk Raj Anand’s Novel Untouchable

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Abstract:

Problem of untouchabilty is still prevalent in the society and Mulk Raj Anand through his novel Untouchable brings to light the sorrows and sufferings that high caste Hindus inflicted on the untouchables. Mulk Raj Anand's Untouchable, is more compact than his other novels. The novel Untouchable, published in 1935, centres around a sweeper boy, Bakha. The eighteen year boy Bakha, son of Lakha, the jamadar of sweepers is a child of the twentieth century, and the impact of new influences reverberates within him.

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Periodical:
International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences (Volume 30)
Pages:
47-50
Citation:
S. Yadav "Critical Analysis of Mulk Raj Anand’s Novel Untouchable", International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences, Vol. 30, pp. 47-50, 2014
Online since:
June 2014
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Anand Mulk Raj, Untouchable (1930).

Cowasjee Saros, So Many Freedoms, A study of major fiction of Mulk Raj Anand (1977).

Forester E. M., Aspects of Novels (1982).

Narasimhaiah C. D., The Swan and the Eagle (1969).

Paul Premila, The Novels of Mulk Raj Anand: A Thematic study (1983). ( Received 01 June 2014; accepted 07 June 2014 ).

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