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The home and the world

Author: Rabindranath Tagore; Surendranath Tagore
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin Books, 2005.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Set on a Bengali noble's estate in 1908, this is both a love story and a novel of political awakening. The central character, Bimala, is torn between the duties owed to her husband, Nikhil, and the demands made on her by the radical leader, Sandip. Her attempts to resolve the irreconciliable pressures of the home and world reflect the conflict in India itself, and the tragic outcome foreshadows the unrest that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Romance fiction
Fiction
History
Love stories
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rabindranath Tagore; Surendranath Tagore
ISBN: 0140449868 9780140449860
OCLC Number: 59280344
Language Note: Translated from Bengali.
Notes: Novel.
Previously published: 1985.
Translation of: Ghare-bāire.
Description: xxxii, 213 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: The Home and the WorldPrefaceChronologyIntroduction by Anita DesaiFurther ReadingChapter One:Bimala's StoryChapter Two:Bimala's StoryNikhil's SotrySandip's StoryChapter Three:Bimala's StorySandip's StoryChapter Four:Nikhil's StoryBimala's StorySandip's StoryChapter Five:Nikhil's StoryBimala's StoryNikhil's StoryChapter Six:Nikhil's StorySandip's StoryChapter Seven:Sandip's StoryChapter Eight:Nikhil's StoryBimala's StoryChapter Nine:Bimala's StoryChapter Ten:Nikhil's StoryBimala's StoryChapter Eleven:Bimala's StoryChapter Twelve:Nikhil's StoryBimala's StoryAdditional Notes
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Ghare-bāire.
Responsibility: Rabindranath Tagore ; translated by Surendranath Tagore ; introduction by Anita Desai ; preface by William Radice.
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Set on a Bengali noble's estate in 1908, this is both a love story and a novel of political awakening. The central character, Bimala, is torn between the duties owed to her husband, Nikhil, and the  Read more...

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