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East West Encounter in the Romantics: A Novel: Clash of Philosophical and Pragmatic Logics | Original Article

Asok A. R.*, in Journal of Advances and Scholarly Researches in Allied Education | Multidisciplinary Academic Research


The Romantics: A Novel, depicts the protagonist Samar, a Brahmin boy more or less rooted in the Indian traditional mind set but at the same time drifted away to a great extent by the type of education prevailing in India. His western education tends him to be in the company of some characters from the West who are on a sojourn in India. The confrontation ends up in disillusionment and dejection. A probe into the reasons bring out the nuances of the divide between the Orient and the Occident.