Rabindranath Tagore develop an early love for literature, and had begun The theme of the play Chandalika is the realization by a chandal girl that she is a. Chandalika Rabindranath Tagore was a poet, novelist, shortstory writer and dramatist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in Tagore’s interest. TAGORE’S DANCE DRAMA CHANDILIKA Based on a Buddhist tale ‘Chandalika’ was published in the form of a dance drama in and was for the first time.

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With his acute sensitivity and worldwide experience, he perceived its insidiousness with greater clarity than any other Indian.

Tagore’s Chandalika as a social drama | gayathry ramesh –

Through this play, Tagore has given massage of equality without discrimination of caste and creed. As destiny is a given concept, it can be thus defied. Channdalika there and Done that. Rabindranagh attempts to view how the play is a site where Tagore projects two people, opposed to each other due to their religion, caste, gender and sexuality to bring in a synthesis of disharmonies that lie between them, and thereby, prove a social point.

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In November he again took up the cudgels against untouchability: Social democratic thought developed in the second half of the nineteenth century. Anonymous February 1, at This protagonist has no special desire or need.

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Anonymous September 14, at Therefore, from this study of Chandalika it has become obvious that the playwright can employ drama as an effective tool for social commentary. Society is tagoe grinding machine. Boddho bhikku jol testa mitiye bhaaglo r chondal konna bristi bihin boishakhi din hoye porey roilo Rabindranath Tagore, the winner of nobel prize for literature, is the first great Indian tagors whose creative endeavors — poetry, prose, drama — present a superb Triveni of Philosophy, Mysticism, and Humanism.

Summary of the ‘Chandalika’ by Rabindranath Tagore

Newer Post Older Post Home. Religious and communal superstitions were reflected in the social life of fhandalika country due to lack of free relations with the progressive forces of the world.

According to Bharata, the drama uses eight basic emotions of love, joy, anger, sadness, pride, fear, aversion and wonder attempting to resolve them in the ninth holistic feeling of peace. This powerful attribute of drama has been employed by playwrights over the ages to make constructive commentaries on the happenings in society and thus affect some positive changes in man and his environment. As I was typing the texts, those archives I had written back then… they suck, literally.

Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. Such readings of us however obliterate the most social concerns of the play like casteism and sexuality which make the play more as a social document than a mere stage show of entertainment and aesthetics.

chnadalika Help Center Find new research papers in: But the fact is that pollution lies tagorre the work done by them and not in their existence. Its origin seems to be from religious dancing. In Chandalika, Tagore interfaces Love’s manifold forms creating a conflict verging on violence.


Rabindranath Tagore develop an tgaore love for literature, and had begun reading biographies, poems, history, Sanskrit and several others by the age of Ameerkhan April taggore, at 7: The artist has used this medium to highlight the value system of a society, for the purpose of enlightening, educating and motivating the people.

In fact, the problem of untouchables is not a religious convention but it is a part of binary system that existed at the center of social system rich — poor, male — female, east — west, elite and subaltern involving the politics of subjugation. Rockstar Ishaan March 18, at The absence of the union thus affirms the presence of imperishable differences between dalits and non — dalits.

These are the rules, norms and values, and parameters of the society.

Romantic nostalgia fails to allure him. Posted by Umesh Gurung at Ananda despite his rabidnranath agonies pardons and blesses Prakriti at the end.