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Gora

Rabindranath Tagore

""Gora"" is a novel written by the Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, first published in 1909. It is set in colonial India during the late 19th century and explores themes of identity, nationalism, and social reform.The story revolves around a young man named Gora, who is raised as a devout Hindu but later discovers that he was born to Christian parents. This revelation leads him on a journey of self-discovery as he grapples with his conflicting identities and struggles to find his place in society.Along the way, Gora becomes involved in the Indian nationalist movement and begins to question the rigid caste system that has long divided Indian society. He also falls in love with a young woman named Lolita, who challenges his views on gender roles and social norms.Through Gora's journey, Tagore explores the complex issues of identity and social reform in colonial India, ultimately advocating for a more inclusive and egalitarian society. The novel has been widely praised for its insightful commentary on Indian society and its masterful storytelling, making it a classic of Indian literature.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: May 26th, 2006
  • Pages: 416
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.93in - 1.34lb
  • EAN: 9781428621787
  • Categories: LiteraryClassicsComing of Age