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Home and the World

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ISBN-10: 149424120X

ISBN-13: 9781494241209

Edition: N/A

Authors: Rabindranath Tagore, Surendranath Tagore

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The Home and the World Rabindranath Tagore Classic NovelsBrand New Edition Translated by Surendranath Tagore The Home and the World 1916. "At home [and] outside") is a 1916 novel by Rabindranath Tagore. The book illustrates the battle Tagore had with himself, between the ideas of Western culture and revolution against the Western culture. These two ideas are portrayed in two of the main characters, Nikhil, who is rational and opposes violence, and Sandip, who will let nothing stand in his way from reaching his goals. These two opposing ideals are very important in understanding the history of this region and its contemporary problems. There is much controversy over whether or not Tagore was…    
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Book details

List price: $12.95
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 11/22/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 202
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.46" tall
Weight: 1.012
Language: English

Rabindranath Tagore was born May 7, 1861 in Calcutta, India into a wealthy Brahmin family. Tagore received his education at home. He was taught in Bengali, with English lessons in the afternoon. Tagore spent a brief time at St. Xavier's Jesuit school, but found the conventional system of education uncongenial. In 1879, he enrolled at University College, at London, but was called back by his father to return to India in 1880. 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 magazine and he even played the lead role in a few…