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Rabindranath Tagore's the Home and the World: Modern Essays in Criticism
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 nove ...more
Paperback, 214 pages
Published July 1st 2005 by Anthem Press
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It is unfortunate that Tagore is so little read in the west these days. Although mainly known as a poet, he was also a novelist. His novel The Home and the World is a brilliant look at Bengali society during the turbulent period at the beginning of the 20th Century. This companipn to the novel offers insights on various aspects of the book . it is an invaluable source of information and insight for those readers who have little knowledge of Bengali history and society and who are unfamiliar with ...more