Culture and Society in the poems of Toru Dutt

Authors

  • Geetshikha Bhargava Research Scholar, Dept. of English D.A.V. College, Kanpur, U. P., India
  • Dr. Sadhna Chaturvedi Supervisor, Associate Professor Dept. of English D.A.V. College, Kanpur, U. P., India,Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University image/svg+xml

Keywords:

Culture, Society, Traditions, Hindu, Philosophy, Religion

Abstract

Toru Dutt, from the very beginning of her life, was under the influence of music and art. She was born in a well-educated family, already in deep love with literature. She was influenced by both the west and the east, the deep influence of Indian culture on her poetry, becomes obvious from the beginning sonnets of ‘Ancient Ballads and Legends of Hindustan’ her another remarkable collection of poems A sheaf Gleaned In French Fields which consists of the original translations of the French poems which reflects the influence of the west. 

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Published

2019-08-31

How to Cite

Geetshikha Bhargava, & Dr. Sadhna Chaturvedi. (2019). Culture and Society in the poems of Toru Dutt. The Creative Launcher, 4(3), 46–49. Retrieved from https://www.thecreativelauncher.com/index.php/tcl/article/view/276