Rabindranath Tagore's the Home and the World: Modern Essays in Criticism by Pradip Kumar Datta - PDF and EPUB eBook
Designed as a companion to Rabindranath Tagore's 'Ghare-Baire' (The Home and the World), the ten essays in this...
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Details of Rabindranath Tagore's the Home and the World: Modern Essays in Criticism
- Exact title of the book
- Rabindranath Tagore's the Home and the World: Modern Essays in Criticism
- Book author
- Pradip Kumar Datta
- Book edition
- Number of pages
- 214 pages
- July 5th 2005 by Anthem Press
- File size (in PDF)
- 856 kB
Some brief overview of book
Designed as a companion to Rabindranath Tagore's 'Ghare-Baire' (The Home and the World), the ten essays in this volume cover the novel in terms of the complexity of colonial modernity. Taking into account Tagore's critique of religious nationalism and the historical processes, in which the novel is embedded, the authors examine questions of gender, nationalism and the novel form. Issues of gender such as the creations of modern selfhood, the problems of representing the woman as the nation and the crises of masculinity are discussed.
Similarly, Tagore's critique of Hindu nationalism is evaluated by its many-sided implications: contextual resonances, anticolonial vision of social relationships and collective subjectivity, as well as by its aporias. The book will be of great value and interest to those studying Indian literature, post-coloniality, gender representations and nationalism. This work represents an important contribution to interdisciplinary and cultural studies of the Indian sub-continent.