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Submitted by Vijay (Sweden), Aug 20, 2013 at 14:01

"Rabindranath Tagore of Bengal could never transcend his Indian origins." may mean Tagore tried to transcend his Indian origins, on the contrary he never tried such a thing. While he was open to cultural influences from the west, his audience and constituency was Bengal and India.

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