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Imagining the 'Enemy': adversarial roles in Rabindranath Tagore's short stories

Quayum, Mohammad Abdul (2016) Imagining the 'Enemy': adversarial roles in Rabindranath Tagore's short stories. Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities, 8 (4). pp. 70-81. ISSN 0975-2935

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This essay investigates Rabindranath Tagore’s portrayal of antagonists or adversarial characters in a select body of his short stories, and argues that his perception of the antagonist is rooted in the influences of the Upanishads and the Bhagavad-Gita on his literary sensibility. Cut off from the paramatman and their antarkarana, his antagonists live in adviya and in rajasic or tamasic states

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 4725/54799
Uncontrolled Keywords: Tagore, short stories, adversarial characters, Upanishads, Bhagavad-Gita, India, culture
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BH Aesthetics
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BL Religion
P Language and Literature > PE English
P Language and Literature > PI Oriental languages and literatures
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of English Language & Literature
Depositing User: Professor Mohammad A. Quayum
Date Deposited: 31 Jan 2017 11:52
Last Modified: 20 Apr 2017 15:10
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/54799

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