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Another Asia: Rabindranath Tagore and Okakura Tenshin by Rustom Bharucha

By Rustom Bharucha

The booklet weaves via an elaborate tapestry of principles in terms of pan-Asianism, nationalism, cosmopolitanism, and friendship, and positions the early modernist tensions of the interval within—and against—the spectre of a unified Asia that hid significant political changes. The e-book attracts on pan-Asian works corresponding to The beliefs of the East and The Awakening of the East, in counterpoint to Tagore's radical Nationalism. The e-book, supplying new insights into the ways that the Orient travelled inside and past Asia influenced by means of emergent modes of vernacular cosmopolitanism, will entice scholars and students of cultural reviews, South Asian postcolonial literature, literary conception, and function reports, in addition to common readers.

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