Rabindranath Tagore / Edition 1
  • Rabindranath Tagore / Edition 1
  • Rabindranath Tagore / Edition 1

Rabindranath Tagore / Edition 1

by Rabindranath Tagore
     
 

ISBN-10: 031220079X

ISBN-13: 9780312200794

Pub. Date: 12/15/1998

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

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

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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)

Table of Contents

Introduction1
The Ghat's Story31
Ramkanai's Folly40
The Exercise-Book45
Inheritance51
A Single Night59
A Fanciful Story65
The Living and the Dead74
The Golden Deer86
Kabuliwala97
Subha104
Punishment110
Trespass121
Grandfather126
Hungry Stone135
The Visitor147
The Royal Mark162
Folly173
The Wedding Garland177
The Haldar Family188
The Wife's Letter205
Woman Unknown219
House Number One231
The Unapproved Story244
Balai255
The Laboratory261
AppThe Story of a Mussalmani299
Notes304

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