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Bhoomi: Breaking The Shackles Of Generations Of Bondage

Bhoomi: Breaking The Shackles Of Generations Of Bondage

  • Author: Allam Rajaiah, Alladi Uma, M. Sridhar
  • Publisher: Sahitya Akademi
  • ISBN: 9788126023554
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Mostly written between 1979 and 1981, the stories in Allam Rajaiah's Bhoomi adopt the Storytelling mode. They are located in the Karimnagar district of the Telangana religion. Through a conversation between the narrator and the old man, "Bhoomi" Validates 'groups' being formed to oppose landlord. "Fish" allegorically demonstrates how feudal powers divide people in the lowest rungs to prevent a possible revolt. Using the story within the story mode, "Jungle Man" provides hope to an illiterate father whose son has been taken away by the police for joining a revolutionary group. "The Change", authority and power, suggest the impending defeat of the feudal system. "The Lesson the Enemy Taught" questions the judicial system through the story of a shepherd who is forced to hoard and use arms out of sheer necessity.


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Alladi Uma / Allam Rajaiah / fiction / indian / indian short stories / M. Sridhar / short stories / Telugu / translation /