Tagore The Eternal Seeker: Footprints Of A World Traveller by Suryakanthi TripathiTagore The Eternal Seeker: Footprints Of A World Traveller by Suryakanthi Tripathi

Tagore The Eternal Seeker: Footprints Of A World Traveller

EditorSuryakanthi Tripathi, Radha Chakravarty, Nivedita Ray

Hardcover | July 7, 2015

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Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) was a towering figure in India's intellectual and cultural landscape. He was not only a writer, artist, music composer and a philosopher but also a world traveller. He travelled to more than 34 countries in his lifetime and these travels left a deep impact on him. According to Humayun Kabir, travel not only broadened his selfhood, it also contributed to his philosophy of internationalism and the development of his institution, Visva-Bharati. He believed that inclusivism and synergic interaction between cultures would propel the world towards harmony and global fellowship. Tagore was a curious and keen observer of socio-political life in the numerous countries that he visited. He made an immense contribution to the making of modern India and left a deep imprint on leaders like Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and Sarojini Naidu. This book explores Tagore's travels, and assesses the extent to which he was influenced by his visits and the deep impression he left on the countries he visited. Here, experts from India and several countries to which Tagore had travelled offer an array of perspectives on Tagore's thoughts and vision. They examine how his journeys contributed to his philosophy of internationalism, universalism, humanism, spiritual unity and the religion of man. The volume also illuminates the influence of Tagore's ideas upon the evolution and continuing ethos of Indian foreign policy.
Suryakanthi Tripathi retired from the Indian Foreign Service, with her last assignment being as India's Ambassador to Spain. Radha Chakravarty is a critic and translator. She teaches English Literature in Gargi College, University of Delhi. Nivedita Ray is a Research Fellow at the Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA), New Delhi.
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Title:Tagore The Eternal Seeker: Footprints Of A World TravellerFormat:HardcoverDimensions:414 pages, 9.5 × 7.76 × 1.14 inPublished:July 7, 2015Publisher:Vij Books IndiaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9382652957

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Table of Contents

1. Tagore - A Perspective of International Relations: Finding a Home Everywhere in the WorldSuryakanthi Tripathi2. Nation, Nationalism and Internationalism: Footprints of Tagore on India's Foreign PolicyPartha S. Ghosh3. Rabindranath Tagore and the British Press (1912-1941)Kalyan Kundu4. Rabindranath Tagore: Encounters with the FrenchSupriya Roy5. Tagore and ItalyStefano Beggiora6. Tagore, Mussolini and the Italian PressKalyan Kundu7. The Pedagogy of Rabindranath TagoreSandra Chistolini8. Tagore's Connections with BelgiumPhilippe Falisse9. Rabindranath Tagore in Berlin Martin Kämpchen10. Tagore in DenmarkAnnemette Karpen11. Turning 'East': Orientalist Variations on Tagore from the 'Eastern Corner of Europe'Ana Jelnikar12. Rabindranath Tagore's Czechoslovak ConnectionMartin Hirbek13. Tagore's Visit to HungaryImre Bangha14. Tagore's Bulgarian BirthdayAlexander Shurbanov15. Rabindranath Tagore and Angelos Sikelianos - Two Universal Thinkers: A Comparative StudyAndreas L. Katonis16. Tagore's Historical Visit to GreeceDemetrios Th. Vassiliades17. Tagore as an Envoy of India (and the Rest of the World) to RussiaSergei Serebriany18. Rabindranath Tagore and the United StatesSugata Bose19. Tagore as International Educationist: The 'Bond of Relation'Kathleen M. O'Connell20. Tagore Ocampa: A Turning Point in India-Argentina RelationshipGustavo Canzobre21. Tagore and ChinaDong Youchen22. Tagore's Travels to ChinaSreemati Chakrabarti23. Apocalypse of Tagore: Nature and Man, Japan and IndiaYukifumi Takeuchi24. Rabindranath Tagore in Thailand: His Visit and His Diplomatic Roles Sawitree Charoenpong25. Vision Comes True: Rabindranath Tagore and Balinese Contemporary Religious IdentityGde Dwitya Arief Metera26. Tagore in Sri LankaReba Som27. Rabindranath Tagore: His WorldviewAlim ur-Rahman Khan28. Travelling on the Edge of Sorrow - Tagore's Unseen PrisonGhada A. N. Mostafa29. The Echo of Sweet Songs of Bengal's Parrot in Iran: Impact of Rabindranath Tagore's Presence in IranEhsan Abbaslou30. Tagore's Visit to IranMohammad Ajam31. Tagore's Dark Vision of HumanityAlok Bhalla32. 'A World-wide Commerce of Heart and Mind': Tagore as Cultural EnvoyRadha Chakravarty