• English Language and Indian Culture A Study of Colonial Impact

English Language and Indian Culture A Study of Colonial Impact

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About Author

    Dr. Sanjay Sanap is an Associate Professor in English in K.V.N. Naik Shikshan Prasarak Sanstha's Arts, Commerce and Science College, Canada Corner Nashik. He has published research papers in many national and international journals. He completed three minor research projects funded by UGC and BCUD, Savitribai Phule Pune University. He is also a research guide of Savitribai Phule Pune Univeristy. He started a research journal entitled Contemporary Issues in Languages and Humanities in 2011.

Contents

  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Review of Earlier Studies on Colonial and Postcolonial Culture
  • The Impact of English on Indian  Culture
  • Conclusion

    The endless variety of Indian philosophy and religion seems to the European mind interminable, bewildering, wearisome, useless; it is unable to see the forest because of the richness and luxuriance of its vegetation; it misses the common spiritual life in the multitude of its forms. But this infinite variety is itself, as Vivekananda pertinently pointed out, a sign of a superior religious culture. The Indian mind has always realized that the Supreme is the Infinite; it has perceived, right from its Vedic beginnings, that to the soul in Nature the Infinite must always present itself in an endless variety of aspects. The mentality of the West has long cherished the aggressive and quite illogical idea of a single religion for all mankind, a religion universal by the very force of its narrowness, one set of dogmas, one cult, one system of ceremonies, one array of prohibitions and injunctions, one ecclesiastical ordinance. That narrow absurdity prances about as the one true religion which all must accept on peril of persecution by men here and spiritual rejection or fierce eternal punishment by God in other worlds. This grotesque creation of human unreason, the parent of so much intolerance, cruelty, obscurantism and aggressive fanaticism, has never been able to take firm hold of the free and supple mind of India.

About the Book
Author of book Dr. Sanjay Sanap
Book's Language English
Book's Editions First
Publishing Year of book 2017

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