Rabindranath Tagore as a Social Philosopher: An Analytical Study

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Dr. Prem Bahadur Khadka


Tagore was a Bengali poet, philosopher, social reformer and dramatist who came into worldwide reputation when he was honored the Nobel Prize for literature in 1913. The paper focuses on the Indian principle of philosophy, religion and art of his works are the result and appearance. The recognizable truths of Indian philosophy and religion, the worth of which it has become fashionable to disparage even in the land of their birth, are here handled with such atypical respect and profound feeling that they appear to be approximately new. The theme of social philosophy and his patriotic feeling that obviously exist in all his poems, dramas, short stories and novels. Man lives in a society with some agreeable circumstances for the growth of his character. Social philosophers have undertaken down to earth voyage in addition to seeking luck in paradise. His novels treat with social problems of an original nature the doleful situations of Hindu widows and the appearance of a new type of woman in quest of self-fulfillment.

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