"Rabindranath Tagore A Social Reformer" Essays and Research Papers

  • Rabindranath Tagore A Social Reformer

    Rabindranath Tagore Rabindranath Tagore was born on May 9, 1861 in an affluent family in the Jorasanko Mansion in Kolkata. His parents were Debendranath Tagore and Sarada Devi.Rabindranath Tagore was born in Calcutta, India into a wealthy Brahmin family. After a brief stay in England (1878) to attempt to study law, he returned to India, and instead pursued a career as a writer, playwright, songwriter, poet, philosopher and educator. During the first 51 years of his life he achieved some success...

    Bengal, Bengali language, Bengali literature 1006  Words | 3  Pages

  • Rabindranath Tagore

    Rabindranath Tagore Rabindranath Tagore also known as Gurudev, was a renowned Bengali poet, playwright, novelist, visual artist, composer, educationist, social reformer, nationalist and business-manager. He contributed a lot to Bengali literature and music in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He was the first Asian Nobel Laureate who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913. Tagore wrote several novels, short...

    Bengali language, Bengali literature, Bengali script 929  Words | 4  Pages

  • Rabindranath Tagore

    RABINDRANATH TAGORE PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) was the youngest son of Debendranath Tagore, a leader of the Brahmo Samaj, a religious sect in nineteenth-century Bengal which attempted a revival of Hinduism as laid down in the Upanishads. He was educated at home; and although at seventeen he was sent to England for formal schooling, he did not finish his studies there, In addition to his many-sided literary activities, he managed the family estates, which brought...

    Curriculum, Debendranath Tagore, Education 713  Words | 3  Pages

  • Rabindranath Tagore

    Rabindranath Tagore [pic]Rabindranath Tagore was born in Calcutta, India into a wealthy Brahmin family. After a brief stay in England (1878) to attempt to study law, he returned to India, and instead pursued a career as a writer, playwright, songwriter, poet, philosopher and educator. During the first 51 years of his life he achieved some success in the Calcutta area of India where he was born and raised with his many stories, songs and plays. His short stories were published monthly in a friend's...

    Bengali literature, Culture, India 1069  Words | 3  Pages

  • Rabindranath Tagore

    WRITING RABINDRANATH TAGORE: A WORLD HERITAGE “All men have poetry in their hearts, and it is necessary for them, as much as possible, to express their feelings. For this, they must have a medium, moving and plaint, which can refreshingly become their own, age after age. All great languages undergo change. Those languages which resist the spirit of change are doomed and will never produce great harvests of thought and literature….. ” These are the words of Rabindranath Tagore, the great...

    Bangladesh, Bengal, Bengali literature 1938  Words | 7  Pages

  • Rabindranath Tagore

    Rabindranath Thakur Rabindranath Thakur, anglicized to Tagore  pronunciation (help info) (Bengali: রবীন্দ্রনাথ ঠাকুর) (7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941),γ[›] sobriquet Gurudev,δ[›] was a Bengali polymath who reshaped his region's literature and music. Author of Gitanjali and its "profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse",[2] he became the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913.[3] In translation his poetry was viewed as spiritual and mercurial; however, his "elegant prose...

    Bengali language, Bengali literature, Bengali people 2389  Words | 7  Pages

  • Rabindranath Tagore

    2112 Rabindranath Tagore The first Asian Nobel Prize winner for Literature, a cultural hero, and an international figure, Rabindranath Tagore was born on 7th May 1861 in Calcutta, India. Tagore speaks to an optimistic assortment of the ripened Indian custom and the new European awareness. Globally, Gitanjali is Tagore's best-known accumulation of poetry and Tagore was granted the Nobel Prize in 1913 for his book "Gitanjali", which contains the essence of an Indian artistic tradition. Tagore was...

    Chinua Achebe, Ezra Pound, Gabriel García Márquez 1974  Words | 10  Pages

  • Eassy on Rabindranath Tagore

    Rabindranath Tagore |Famous as |Poet and Author | |Born on |07 May 1861 | |Born in |Calcutta (Kolkata), India | |Died on |07 August 1941 ...

    Bengal, Bengali language, Bengali literature 1192  Words | 4  Pages

  • Shantinikaten-Home of Rabindranath Tagore

    Shantiniketan ♫♪ *Home of Rabindranath* ♣Tagore ♣ Shantiniketan (Bangla: Shantiniketôn) is a small town near Bolpur in the Birbhum district of West Bengal, India, approximately 180 kilometres north of Kolkata (formerly Calcutta). It was made famous by Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore, whose vision became what is now a university town (Visva-Bharati University) that attracts thousands of visitors each year. Shantiniketan is also a tourist attraction because Rabindranath wrote many of his literary...

    Amartya Sen, Debendranath Tagore, Nobel Prize 1182  Words | 4  Pages

  • Nationalism by Rabindranath Tagore

    Nationalism Rabindranath Tagore Rabindranath Tagore. “Nationalism.” (Kessinger Publishing, 1917). The book ‘Nationalism’ is a composition of three dimensions of nationalism whereas Rabindranath Tagore has focused onto the nationalism in west, nationalism in Japan and nationalism in India. This book was written in 1917 about the nation state and how the east should adjust to modernization. It is a well thought out and balanced view of society that reads more...

    Capitalism, Culture, Globalization 908  Words | 3  Pages

  • Mukta Dhara by Rabindranath Tagore

    MUKTA DHARA RABINDRANATH TAGORE Mukta-Dhara is one of the masterpieces of Rabindranath Tagore. The play is the most popular and symbolical of all the plays of Tagore. The play has been translated from Gujarati version into English by Major Sykes. The play takes its name from mountain stream name Mukta-Dhara, which literally means a free-rivulet, it is a mountains spring, its waters rushes down the slopes of Uttarakut and irrigates the plains of Shiva-tarai. The drama is full of suggestions...

    Crown prince, Heir apparent, Plains 868  Words | 3  Pages

  • Critical Analysis Of Rabindranath Tagore

    Critical Analysis of Rabindranath Tagore’s poem “Where The Mind Is Without Fear” RabindranathTagore's writing is highly imagistic, deeply religious and imbibed with his love of nature and his homeland. RabindranathTagore’s poem, ‘Where the Mind is Without Fear’ ,included in the volume called Naibedya, later published in English ‘Gitanjali’ is a prayer to a universal father-figure, presumably, God to elevate his country into a free land. Here Tagore defines Freedom as a fundamental system of reasoning...

    Cognition, Mind, Perception 606  Words | 2  Pages

  • Rabindranath Tagore Story&Poem

    and fashionable ideas, and on mind puzzles. Tagore associated his earliest stories, such as those of the "Sadhana" period, with an exuberance of vitality and spontaneity; these traits were cultivated by zamindar Tagore’s life in villages such as Patisar, Shajadpur, and Shilaida.[18] Seeing the common and the poor, he examined their lives with a depth and feeling singular in Indian literature up to that point.[79] In "The Fruitseller from Kabul", Tagore speaks in first person as a town-dweller and...

    Bengal, Bengali language, Bengali literature 945  Words | 3  Pages

  • Analysis of Rabindranath Tagore as a Creative Mind

    Analysis of Rabindranath Tagore as a creative mind Noted as the first Nobel Laureate of Asia, Rabindranath Tagore’s works span across many genres beside poetry. His acquaintance with literature and language started at a very early age. He learnt Bengali, Sanskrit and English apart from math, history, art, science and the Upanishads. His introduction to classic literature began with the plays of Macabeth and poetry of Kalidasa, both of which he partly translated into Bengali. During these early...

    Bengali literature, Bengali people, Gitanjali 1129  Words | 4  Pages

  • Rabindranath Tagore

    Rabindranath Tagore is a prolific writer, and he tries his hand successfully at almost all the major forms of literature. Born in an educated Bengali family he receives his education primarily at home and close to natural setting. He paces Bengali literature to its highest scale by his versatile genius. As Edward Thomas paints out, even Victor Hugo couldn’t have claimed a wider range of form and mood than is evinced by Tagore who writes plays of every kind – tragic, symbolic, comic, and farcical...

    Bengali literature, Bengali people, Gitanjali 530  Words | 2  Pages

  • Rabindranath Tagore

    Rabindranath Tagore (Bengali: রবীন্দ্রনাথ ঠাকুর , pronounced [roːbin̪d̪rɔnaːtʰə ʈhaːkurə]; Hindi: रबिन्द्रनाथ ठाकुरα[›]β[›]; 7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941),γ[›] sobriquet Gurudev,δ[›] was a Bengali poet, novelist, musician, painter and playwright who reshaped Bengali literature and music. As author of Gitanjali with its "profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse",[1] he was the first non-European and the only Indian to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913.[2] His poetry in translation...

    Bengal, Bengali language, Bengali literature 9898  Words | 30  Pages

  • Addison A Social Reformer

    Addison: A Social Reformer Joseph Addison was one of the great critics and social reformers during the regime of Queen Anne. He was well known English essayist, poet, playwright, and politician. Having multidimensional qualities, he achieved social name and fame during his life time especially as a social reformer. His appealing manners and conversation made him one of the most popular men in the society. His contribution towards the society as a social reformer cannot be described. He is also famous...

    Comedy, John Cleese, Jonathan Swift 948  Words | 2  Pages

  • The Major Themes in the Plays of Rabindra Nath Tagore

    “The Major Themes in the Plays of Rabindra Nath Tagore: A Critical Study” Mrs. Neetu Rastogi M.A., M.Phil.B.Ed Department of English, H.L.Y.P.G. College, Lucknow. The purpose of the present project is a conscientious Endeavour to explore, evaluate and establish the greatness of Tagore’s genius in the literary world that has long been a subject of interrogation and negligence. Tagore made major contribution in the realm of English novel, poetry, drama, music, painting, poetics and philosophy...

    Bengali people, Drama, Kolkata 1036  Words | 3  Pages

  • Social Reformers of India

    swami vivekananda drew equal attention at the first World Parliament of Religions in Chicago in 1893 . He won a silver medal in same . His statue still stands at the Jain temple in Chicago. He was key member of Indian National Congress . And as a reformer established a] Gandhi Philosophical Society, b] Society for the Education of Women in India (SEWI). Under the banner of SEWI, several Indian women came to U.S.A. for higher studies. c] School of Oriental Philosophy, d] Jain Literature Society in...

    Bengal, Hinduism, India 2299  Words | 7  Pages

  • Rabindranath Tagore

    Rabindranath Tagoreα[›]β[›] (Bengali: রবীন্দ্রনাথ ঠাকুর; 7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941),γ[›] sobriquet Gurudev,δ[›] was a Bengali polymath who reshaped his region's literature and music. Author ofGitanjali and its "profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse",[1] he became the first non-European Nobel laureate by earning the 1913 Prize in Literature.[2] In translation his poetry was viewed as spiritual and mercurial; his seemingly mesmeric personality, flowing hair, and other-worldly dress earned...

    Bengali literature, Bengali people, Debendranath Tagore 7919  Words | 23  Pages

  • Rabindranath Tagore Term Paper

    World Literature Rabindranath Tagore: “Gitanjali” The life and times of Rabindranath Tagore greatly influenced his works. Tagore’s birthplace had a great impact on him. He was born in culturally rich area: “The mansion in which Rabindranath was born on 7 May 1861, No. 6 Dwarkanath Tagore’s Lane, Jorasanko, lay in the heart of the Bengali section of Calcutta” (Dutta 34). The place where they lived was diverse as the Tagores were Bengali Hindus. Tagore provides the best description...

    Bengali literature, Bengali people, Debendranath Tagore 10670  Words | 26  Pages

  • Rabindranath Tagore

    portraitist and Nobel Prize for literature, Rabindranath Tagore was a prolific writer (3,000 poems, 2,000 songs, 8 novels, 40 volumes of essays and short stories, 50 plays), who drew inspiration both from his native Bengal and from English literary tradition. His major theme was humanity's search for God and truth. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature for his collection of well-known poems Song Offerings. Given birth in Calcutta on May 7, 1861, Rabindranath was the youngest of fourteen children...

    Bengali literature, British Raj, Debendranath Tagore 506  Words | 2  Pages

  • Was Jack the Ripper a Social Reformer?

    Was Jack the Ripper a Social Reformer? Introduction Jack the Ripper’s identity still remains unknown, even after a century his identity still remains unknown even after killing five poor prostitutes in 19th Century Britain. His murders, all violent showed some knowledge on anatomy but some doctors insist that no knowledge was used while in the process of dissecting the victims’ bodies. He terrified the eastern part of London but what we can say is that he was a social reformer. His murders attracted...

    East End of London, Jack the Ripper, Jack the Ripper fiction 1708  Words | 5  Pages

  • Realism in Poetry of Rabindranath Tagore

    ) Chapter Scheme Introduction Chapter 1: Towards an understanding of Realism Chapter 2: Realism in Tagore’s Poetry Chapter 3: Social Realism Chapter 4: Political Realism Chapter 5: Religious Realism Chapter 6: Conclusion Notes and References Bibliography Title: Realism in Tagore’s Poetry Present state of knowledge: Tagore is the most outstanding name in modern Bengali literature, and he was the one writer who first gained for the modern India a place on the world...

    Concise Oxford English Dictionary, Dictionary, India 3323  Words | 11  Pages

  • Tagore

    * Tagore was born on 7 May 1861. At some time towards the end of the seventeenthcentury, his forefathers had migrated from their native lands to Govindpur, one of the three villageswhich later came to constitute Calcutta. In the course of time, the family came to acquire propertyand considerable business interests through the pursuit of commercial and banking activities. Theyhad particularly benefited from the growing power of the British East India Company.Rabindranath’s grandfather, Dwarkanath...

    Amartya Sen, Bengali people, Debendranath Tagore 9637  Words | 25  Pages

  • Rabindranath Tagore Contribution Towards Education

    practical value and psychology as well as sociological importance. The Kothari Commission, 1964-66 endorsed a large number of its essential features like work experience, community living, community service, citizenship training, world brotherhood, social and spiritual values and integrating knowledge with experience and so no. After a lapse of more than three decades a National Education conference was convened by Shriman Narayan at Sevagram in 1972 where Basic Education was praised by many....

    Education, Higher education, History of education 1027  Words | 4  Pages

  • Rabindranath Tagore's Contribution to Education Innovation

    Rabindranath did not write a central educational treatise, and his ideas must be gleaned through his various writings and educational experiments at Santiniketan In general, he envisioned an education that was deeply rooted in one’s immediate surroundings but connected to the cultures of the wider world, predicated upon pleasurable learning and  individualized to the personality of the child. He felt that a curriculum should  revolve organically around nature with classes  held in the open air under...

    Amartya Sen, Culture, Education 1711  Words | 6  Pages

  • Rabindranath Gitanjali

    Rabindranadha Tagor, Gitanjali  (Gitanjoli) is a collection of 103 English poems, largely translations, by the Bengali poet Rabindranadha Tagore This volume became very famous in the West, and was widely translated. Gitanjali (Gitanjoli) is also the title of an earlier Bengali volume (1910) of mostly devotional songs. The word gitanjoli is a composed from "git", song, and "anjoli", offering, and thus means - "An offering of songs"; but the word for offering, anjoli, has a strong devotional connotation...

    Amar Shonar Bangla, Amartya Sen, Bengali literature 880  Words | 3  Pages

  • THE CASTAWAY’ BY RABINDRANATH TAGORE AND ‘TOUCH-ME-NOT BY ISMAT CHUGHTAI: A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS.

    DIV: A PAPER III: INDIAN LITERATURE SEM III TEACHER: Ms. S. SINHA ‘THE CASTAWAY’ BY RABINDRANATH TAGORE AND ‘TOUCH-ME-NOT BY ISMAT CHUGHTAI: A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS. “Some poisons have no antidote, but are slow, silent, torturous ends that curl up the broken body swept into a cold, dark corner. There she is left to drown in her tears - a dying heart. Abandoned.” Rabindranath Tagore, in his short story ‘The Castaway’, draws out the underlying theme of abandonment. The boy Nilkanta’s...

    Childbirth, Ismat Chughtai, Life 1323  Words | 4  Pages

  • Dr.B>R Ambedkar- a Social Reformer

    B.R Ambedkar-A Social Reformer Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar (14 April 1891 – 6 December 1956), popularly also known as Babasaheb, was an Indian jurist, political leader, philosopher, anthropologist,inspiring economist, teacher, editor, prolific writer,historian, orator, revolutionary and a revivalist for Buddhism in India. He was also the chief architect of the Indian Constitution. Born into a poor Mahar (considered an Untouchable caste) family, Ambedkar campaigned against social discrimination...

    B. R. Ambedkar, Bharat Ratna, Buddhism 912  Words | 3  Pages

  • Rabindranath Tagore on Education

    all existence” --Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore With his flowing white beard, robes and riveting brown eyes, the famous polymath Rabindranath Tagore awakened a dormant sense of childish wonder, saturating the air with all kinds of enchanting promises for the believer. Tagore has certainly given rebirth to our ideas of education and culture. In Tagore’s view, the higher aim of education was the same...

    Culture, India, Personality psychology 779  Words | 2  Pages

  • Rabindranath Tagore

    sadhna Sadhana Rabindranath Tagore Sadhana Table of Contents Sadhana ................................................................................................................................................................1 Rabindranath Tagore ................................................................................................................................1 Author's Preface.................................................................................................

    Immortality, Life, Meaning of life 37905  Words | 84  Pages

  • Rabindranath Tagore World Literature An

    Rabindranath Tagore World Literature Analysis Introduction A Bengali mystic and artist, Rabindranath Tagore was a great poet, philosopher, music composer and a leader of Brahma Samaj, who took the India culture and tradition to the whole world and became a voice of the Indian heritage. Best known for his poems and short stories, Tagore largely contributed to the Bengali literature in the late 19th and early 20th century and created his masterpieces such as Ghare-Baire, Yogayog, Gitanjali, and...

    Bengal, Bengali literature, Gitanjali 2477  Words | 10  Pages

  • Rabindranath Tagore - an Educator with Difference

    RABINDRANATH TAGORE Rabindranath Tagore (Bengali: রবীন্দ্রনাথ ঠাকুর, Robindronath Ţhakur) (7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941), sobriquet Gurudev, was a Bengali poet, novelist, musician, painter and playwright who reshaped Bengali literature and music. As author of Gitanjali and its "profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse", he was the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913. His poetry in translation was viewed as spiritual, and this together with his mesmerizing persona...

    Alternative energy, Energy development, Fossil fuel 3977  Words | 9  Pages

  • English Literature/ the Woman Unknown , Raveendra Nath Tagore

    WOMAN UNKNOWN- Rabindranath Tagore **************************************************************** By P. Baburaj, Senior Lecturer, Dept. of English, Sherubtse college, Bhutan Author of: Language and writing, DSB Publication Thimphu Communicative English, P. K. Books, Calicut A perception on Literary Criticism, P.K. Books, Calicut ******************************************************************  First person narrative.  A 27 year old man namely Anupam who is immersed in Indian tradition and...

    Arranged marriage, Bride kidnapping, Fiction 417  Words | 3  Pages

  • Contribution of Rabindranath Tagore

    own mostly for his poetry, Tagore wrote novels, essays, short stories, travelogues, dramas, and thousands of songs. Of Tagore's prose, his short stories are perhaps most highly regarded; he is indeed credited with originating the Bengali-language version of the genre. His works are frequently noted for their rhythmic, optimistic, and lyrical nature. Such stories mostly borrow from deceptively simple subject matter: commoners. Tagore's non-fiction grappled with history, linguistics, and spirituality...

    Bangladesh, Bengal, Bengali people 2972  Words | 9  Pages

  • Critical Analysis Of Rabindranath Tagore Kubla Khan

    Critical Analysis of Rabindranath Tagore’s Story 'Kabuliwala': Love and Waiting Rabindranath Tagore’s story Kabuliwala, set in the early twentieth century Kolkata, is about a little girl Mini and a Kabuliwala exploring the bonds of friendship, affection and parting in the relationship between them transcending the borders of race, religion and language. The prime characters are two: Kabuliwala and Mini. Kabuliwala’s name was Abdur Rehman Khan a middle-aged Pathan trader, a dry fruit seller from...

    Bengali people, Girl, Kolkata 895  Words | 2  Pages

  • social reformers

    Lincoln ·Savitribai Phule  · Thomas Jefferson · Benjamin Franklin · Martin Luther · Booker T. Washington · Mission (Christian) · Bible · Qur’an · Constitution of the United States · American Revolution · French Revolution Influenced Bhimrao Ambedkar · Social Reform Movement in Maharashtra · Mahatma Gandhi · Shahu Maharaj  · Nana Patil  · A H Salunkhe  · Savitribai Phule  · Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad III · Chhagan Bhujbal ·Prakash Ambedkar · Chiranjeevi · Panjabrao Deshmukh Periyar E. V. Ramasamy ...

    Ananda, Buddhism, Gautama Buddha 76239  Words | 217  Pages

  • KABULIWALA-RABINDRANATH TAGORE

    KABULIWALA-RABINDRANATH TAGORE Kabuliwala is a short story written by Rabindranath Tagore. It is a story which deals with Kabuliwala(Abdul Rehman Khan) and his customer Mini. Kabuliwala is basically a hawker who comes to Calcutta from Afganistan. He befriends a small bengali girl called Mini who use to remind him of his own daughter Amina back in Afghanistan. Though he was not in touch with his daughter, her memories didnt fade away from his mind. Later things went wrong and one of Kabuliwala's...

    Afghanistan, Bengali people, Girl 724  Words | 2  Pages

  • Tagore and India

    • Educational • Video • About Us The Nobel Prize in Literature 1913 Rabindranath Tagore Tagore and His India by Amartya Sen* Voice of Bengal Rabindranath Tagore, who died in 1941 at the age of eighty, is a towering figure in the millennium-old literature of Bengal. Anyone who becomes familiar with this large and flourishing tradition will be impressed by the power of Tagore's presence in Bangladesh and in India. His poetry as well as his novels, short stories, and essays are very...

    Assassination of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, Bengali literature, Gujarat 11931  Words | 31  Pages

  • Hundred Years of Nobel prize: Rabindranath Tagore-India’s Greatest Gift to the World.

     Hundred years of Noble Prize (1913-2013): Rabindranath Tagore-India’s Greatest Gift to the World. Abstract: Through Rabindranath Tagore India has given her message to mankind and his unique genius reflects India’s eternal values. As a visionary saint he guided every soul through the raptures of his music and mystic vision. Tagore having avoided to write in English, emerged as a Bengali poet which ultimately brought about a renaissance to all the Indian languages. The success of Indian Writing...

    Ezra Pound, Human, India 6451  Words | 25  Pages

  • Four Social Reformers

    Mohun Roy was sent to Patna for higher studies. By the age of fifteen, Raja Rammohun Roy had learnt Bangla, Persian, Arabic and Sanskrit. Raja Ram Mohan Roy was against idol worship and orthodox Hindu rituals. He stood firmly against all sort of social bigotry, conservatism and superstitions. But his father was an orthodox Hindu Brahmin. This led to differences between Raja Ram Mohan Roy and his father. Following differences he left the house. He wandered around Himalayas and went to Tibet. He traveled...

    Adi Dharm, Bengal Renaissance, Brahmo Samaj 3399  Words | 10  Pages

  • Information About Reformers

    Ram Mohun also spelled Rammohun, Rammohan, or Ram Mohan was born on 14 August 1774 – 27 September 1833),who was an Indian religious, social, and educational reformer who challenged traditional Hindu culture and indicated the lines of progress for Indian society under British rule. He is sometimes called the "Maker of Modern India".[1] He, along with Dwarkanath Tagore and other Bengalis, founded the Brahmo Sabha in 1828, which engendered the Brahmo Samaj, an influential Indian socio-religious reform...

    Bengal Renaissance, Brahmo Samaj, Hinduism 2509  Words | 7  Pages

  • Tagore

    Email:jayaraman121@gmail.com Rabindranath Tagore won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913 for the collection of his poems entitled Gitanjali. His banquet speech, sent by telegram, was read on his behalf by Mr. Clive, the British Charge d’ affaires. In that very short speech Tagore hinted at the coming together of the East and the West and the brotherhood among strangers. It was only on the 26 of May 1921, in Stockholm, Tagore gave in person, his ‘Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech’...

    Amartya Sen, Bihar, Ganges 537  Words | 2  Pages

  • Rabindrantah Tagore: His Universality & Relevance

    www.the-criterion.com The Criterion: An International Journal in English ISSN 0976-8165 Rabindranath Tagore: A Reappraisal of His Universality and Relevance Prakash Bhadury Lecturer (English) Department of Humanities & Social Sciences National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur, H.P, India- 177005 Abstract: Rabindranath Tagore stands as a millennium in himself reflecting the ancient Indian wisdom through the raptures of his lyrics and mystic vision. His metaphysical bent of mind...

    Ezra Pound, Gitanjali, India 5026  Words | 10  Pages

  • Politicians and Social Reformers: A Comparison of Their Roles during the Industrial Revolution, and an Analysis of the Effect of the Revolution on These Key Groups

    Politicians and Social Reformers: A Comparison of their roles during the Industrial Revolution and an analysis of the effect of the Industrial Revolution on these key groups in society: During the Industrial Revolution, each socioeconomic class in society was tremendously altered and the roles and living conditions of the members of those classes were revolutionised. Nowhere were the alterations in roles in society of greater magnitude than in the cases of the politicians and social reformers of the period...

    Chartism, Democracy, Industrial Revolution 1499  Words | 5  Pages

  • Progressive Era Reformers

    1900-1920 in the United States of America the reformers of the Progressive Era and the Federal Government were effective bringing about reform dealing with reforms to improve the social disgrace of the working conditions, the enthusiasm to be a nation of self-governed people, and the individual interests of presidents despite limitations in the rulings of court cases, the application of reforms reached, and the varying effectiveness of presidents. Reformers looking to improve the working conditions...

    Federal government of the United States, President of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt 985  Words | 3  Pages

  • A moment indulgence

    Indulgence Gitanjali title page Rabindranath Tagore.jpg Title page of the Gitanjali Author Rabindranath Tagore Original title গীতাঞ্জলি Translator Rabindranath Tagore Country India Language English, Bengali Subject Spiritual Genre Poem Publication date 1910 Published in English 1912 A Moments Indulgence by Rabindranath Tagore was written in 1910 as part of the Gitanjali collection, 157 poems in the original language of Bengali, and 103 in English translated by Tagore himself. Contents [hide]...

    Bengali literature, Bengali people, Bengali poetry 1165  Words | 5  Pages

  • Social reformers of India

    Social reformers of India India has a rich history of social reformers who have from marginalised sections of the society in Maharashhelped to establish the foundations of modern India, and, tra, India. in some cases, have affected a world wide impact through political action and philosophic teachings. Especially given India’s leaning towards oral and mythical rather 3 Balshastri Jambhekar than a written tradition throughout much of its history it is almost impossible to put together an exhaustive...

    Bhagavad Gita, History of India, India 3959  Words | 7  Pages

  • Rabindranath Tagore's freedom ideology

    Freedom Tagore was a lover of human freedom. Influenced by the western liberalism, Tagore opined that freedom of a nation will provide ample scope to its citizens to express their view openly. His idea on freedom contained the following things. Enlightenment of soul through self-realization: Freedom will provide opportunity to attain enlightenment of soul. It is only because by pursuing a goal in an atmosphere of freedom, one will get scope to realize one's self. That self-realization will enlighten...

    Civil disobedience, India, Jainism 575  Words | 2  Pages

  • The Bara Rani in Ghaire Baire by Rabindranath Tagore (the Home and the World)

    to give of all that she has, “’Just listen to her, our simple little Junior Rani!’ she laughed back, turning to my husband. ‘ does she not know that there are losses which no security can make good, either in this world or in the next?’” Tagore has justified the portrayal of Bara Rani in the context of his times in his novel “The Home and The World”. A woman, who represents the dillema and emotional plight of the community of widowed women of which she is a part of. A symbol of the old and...

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