Rabindranath Tagore / Edition 1
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Rabindranath Tagore / Edition 1

by Rabindranath Tagore
     
 

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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
Sales rank:
640,824
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.96(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Note on Translations

DRAMA
-The Post Office

MEMOIRS
-from My Reminiscences
-from My Boyhood Days

TRAVEL WRITINGS
-from Letters from an Exile in Europe
-from On the Way to Japan
-from Letters from Java
-from Letters from Russia
-from Journey to Persia

LETTERS
to Mrinalini, his wife
to Indira, his niece
to William Butler Yeats
to Bertrand Russell
to Ezra Pound
to William Rothenstein
to Harriet Monroe
to Thomas Sturge Moore
to Lord Chelmsford
to Romain Rolland
to Charles Freer Andrews
to Edward John Thompson
to Prashanta Chandra Mahalanobis
to Victoria Ocampo
to Leonard Knight Elmhirst
to Mahatma Gandhi
to William Butler Yeats
to Jawaharlal Nehru
to Yone Noguchi
to Foss Westcott

ESSAYS, STATEMENTS AND CONVERSATIONS
East and West
Poet Yeats
On His Drawings
On Music
On the Nature of Reality
The Bihar Earthquake
The Problem of India
Ram Mohan Roy
Hindu Scriptures
A Poet's School

SHORT STORIES
The Conclusion
The Raj Seal
The Lost Jewels
Purification
The Parrot's Training

NOVEL
from The Home and the World

POEMS
from Gitajali
from The Crescent Moon
from 'Wild Geese'
A Skeleton
Flute Music
From 'The Borderland'
Injury
from 'The Sick-bed'
from 'Recovery'
from 'Last Writings'

EPIGRAMS

SONGS

Glossary of Indian/Bengali Words
Notes and Sources
Books for Further Reading

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