From 82-year-old Musicologist to Anti-imperialist Hero: Metamorphoses of the Hungarian Tagore in East Central Europe

Imre Bangha
2010 Asian Studies  
Tagore's reception in various countries in East Central Europe has long been the subject of academic studies. Making an attempt to observe the similarities and dissimilarities of Rabindranath's reception in these culturally very rich countries the paper investigates two understudied phases of Tagore's reception in the region, namely the initial puzzlement at the announcement of the Nobel Prize in 1913 and the repercussions of world politics on Tagore's image in the early years of Indian
more » ... ence, which coincide with the early years of Communist rule in East Central Europe.
doi:10.4312/as.2010.-14.1.57-70 fatcat:hywey7mwo5h3pdhwyl4676flcu