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Folk, modern, oriental, dramatic or communist: Translating Tagore into Hungarian

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As acquaintance with Indian culture, apart from the Orientalist concept of India as an ancient civilisation, was limited amongst East Central Europeans of the early twentieth century, there was an enhanced freedom in imagining Tagore in these cultures. In the early 1920s Tagore was a prophet with a spiritual message and in the 1950s he became an anti-imperialist thinker with progressive social agenda. The article examines Hungarian approaches to translating the first best selling author of li...

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University of Oxford
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HUMS
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Oriental Studies Faculty
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Volume:
192
Pages:
57–73
Series:
Cross/Cultures
Host title:
Discourses of Empire and Commonwealth
Publication date:
2016-11-10
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571074
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9789004322776
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2015-10-19

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