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S. Shankar

S. Shankar is a novelist and cultural critic. He is Professor and Chair in the Department of English at the University of Hawai`i at Mānoa. His most recent books are the novel Ghost in the Tamarind (2017) and the coedited Caste and Life Narratives (2017). His essay “The Ruse of Freedom: A Comparative Essay on Ahimsa and Freedom of Expression” is forthcoming in Cultural Critique. He blogs at his website

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