The Work of Goddesses in the Age of Mass Reproduction

  • Sumathi RamaswamyEmail author
Part of the Transcultural Research – Heidelberg Studies on Asia and Europe in a Global Context book series (TRANSCULT)


On October 25, 2006, in a country already thronging with all manner of divinities and sacred personages, a new goddess put in a spectacular appearance at a gathering of academics, intellectuals, and other celebrities in New Delhi, India. Her formal name is “English the Dalit Goddess,”3 and she is the product of a collaboration between the New Delhi-based Dalit intellectual, activist, and journalist Chandrabhan Prasad4 and artist Shanti Swaroop Baudh, also the proprietor of a Delhi-based Dalit publishing house called Samyak Prakashan.


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  1. 1.History DepartmentDuke UniversityDurhamUSA

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