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Title: Tension between Tradition and Modernity in Rabindra Nath Tagore's The Home and the World
Authors: Nepal, Sita
Keywords: Modernity;Indian society
Issue Date: 2008
Publisher: Department of English
Institute Name: Central Department of English
Level: Masters
Abstract: Rabindra Nath Tagore's famous novel The Home and the world has presented the issue of tension between tradition and Modernity in colonial Indian society. Because of tension, there is internal dynamics in Indian society and Indian nation state in general. The tension is primarily seen between the female and male character and male-male characters. As well that represents the tradition and modernity respectively. Moreover, the industrial revolution, colonial mentality and modern hypocrisy has remarkable influence on the characters which further support to add some bricks in the emergence of tension. Tagore also depicted the colonial Indian life.
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