Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore

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Overview

The first Asian writer to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, Rabindranath Tagore mesmerized the world with his spiritual insights and finely wrought writings. This comprehensive and engaging anthology gathers his polymathic achievement, from the extraordinary humanity of The Post Officer to memoirs, letters, essays and conversations, short stories, extracts from the celebrated novel The Home and the World, poems, songs, epigrams, and paintings. This inspired collection of works by one of this century's most profound writers in an essential guide for readers seeking to understand Indian literature, culture, and wisdom, and the perfect reintroduction of Tagore's magnificence to American readers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780312200794
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 12/15/1998
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 432
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.96(d)

About the Author

Krishna Dutta, who was born in Calcutta, has lived for many years in London, where she works as a teacher.

Andrew Robinson is the literary editor of The Times Higher Education Supplement. He is the author of Satyajit Ray: The Inner Eye and The Art of Rabindranath Tagore.

Together they have written Rabindranath Tagore: the Myriad-Minded Man (St. Martins' Press, 1996) and are the editors of Selected Letters of Rabindranath Tagore (1997). They have also co-translated Tagore's The Post Office (St. Martin's Press, 1996).

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