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Author Tagore, Rabindranath, 1861-1941, author

Title Rabindranath Tagore's Śāntiniketan essays : religion, spirituality and philosophy / [introduction and translation by] Medha Bhattacharyya
Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2020
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 154 pages)
Summary This book provides a critical introduction and translation of fifty ntiniketan (Abode of Peace) essays written by Rabindranath Tagore between 1908 and 1914. It provides key insights into Tagore's fundamental meditations on life, nature, religion, philosophy and the world at large. As the first of its kind, this volume is a definitive collection of Tagore's ntiniketan essays translated into English which contains a substantial amount of scholarly material on them. The essays look at Tagore's ideas of universality, his socio-cultural location along with the development of his thought, his reflections on Buddhism, Vaiavism, Bul philosophy, the Bhagavadgt and to a great extent the Upanishads and their contemporary relevance. It also connects Sri Ramakrishna's concepts of vijnna and bhvamukha with Tagore's thought, an original contribution, through the study of these essays. A nuanced exploration into translation theory and praxis, it fills a lacuna in Tagore Studies by bringing to the fore profound religious, spiritual and philosophical knowledge in Tagore's own voice. This volume will be useful for scholars and researchers of Translation Studies, Tagore Studies, Language and Literature, Cultural Studies and readers interested in Tagore's philosophical ideas
Notes Essays translated from the Bengali
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Medha Bhattacharyya is Assistant Professor at the Department of Basic Science and Humanities (English), Bengal Institute of Technology, Kolkata, India. Her areas of interest include Translation Studies, Tagore Studies, Comparative Literature, World Literature, South Asian Diaspora Literature, Postcolonial Literatures, Communication, English Language Teaching and Soft Skills
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Subject Tagore, Rabindranath, 1861-1941 -- Philosophy
Tagore, Rabindranath, 1861-1941.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Translating & Interpreting
Form Electronic book
Author Bhattacharyya, Medha, author of introduction, translator
LC no. 2019014679
ISBN 0429316593
Other Titles Śāntiniketana. Selections. English