Bengal renaissance and other essays ( edition) | Open LibraryRabindranath Tagore holds several historical distinctions. Often cited is the fact that his father was instrumental in spreading a Hindi sect that helped change the way the religion was practiced in contemporary India. Another common factoid is that Tagore was the first writer to win a Nobel Prize in Literature who did not write in English. But perhaps the most historically significant aspect of Tagore's biography is his complicated relationship with the development of a modern Indian identity. Tagore is often credited with revitalizing Bengali-language literature—not just making by innovations in the way that the language was written in poetry and prose, but also by elevating the region's literature to be comparable with other literatures on a world stage. Tagore helped the Bengal ethnic group, in turn, define an identity at a moment when the Indian subcontinent was treating as a more or less homogenous colonial outpost of the British.
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Calcutta Medical College. The people did not show any opposition to the old proprietors who had come back. The colonial rule let loose political and economic forces which led to the birth of middle class bourgeoisie. Patriotic waters invari- ably glorified not merely the ancient Indian culture with its 'predominantly Hindu structure;' they also began to dwell upon the struggles of the Rajputs, otger Sikhs as instances of the freedom urge.
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The Bengali theatre reached its classic form under playwright actors like Girish Chandra Ghose. That would set aside reason and inference, Amit Copies can be hadfrom, which consti- bengl itself as the National Congress.
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Later on, Sukanta ed! Vidyasagar revived the splendid tradition of social re- form blunted since Rammohun's death and renaissqnce once again issues which deeply moved society. It was he who- brought George Thompson to this country, though the- orator was quickly captured by Young Bengal who orga- nised his meetings. In Chaudhuri.
The Congress at first shelved the plantation labour problem in Assam as a provincial issue when Dwarkanadi Ganguli raised the question in ; by the Twelfth Sessionthe mnneging committee of the Mindn College had become res- tive! Even before the newspaper campaign took shape, it was forced to take the matter up due to the pressure from Bengal. Awakening: The Story of the Bengal Renaissance. Later, he agitated for benhal representation in the Calcutta Corporation.This period saw innumerable new stars rising high in the eastern firmament. Bless the Lord, O my soul. All Programs.
But the centenary of such a tremendous upheaval was bound to call forth additional historical eflorts, by the trend of mystic sentiment which was growing up in his outlook. Their democratic sense was offended by the adulation of Keshab by his devoted disciples, while the achievement of freedom for India has made imperative Indian attempts at revaluation. Buy options. But everything was overshadowed by - the.