Rabindranath Tagore (A Life Story)
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Rabindranath Tagore (A Life Story)

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Item Code: NAM266
Author: Kshitis Roy
Publisher: Publications Division, Government of India
Language: English
Edition: 2012
ISBN: 9788123017648
Pages: 97 (13 B/W Illustrations)
Cover: Paperback
Other Details 10.0 inch X 8.0 inch
Weight 220 gm
About the Book

Rabinadranath Tagore (1861-1941) was a poet, philosopher, artist, playwright, composer and novelist who reshaped Bengal’s literature and music. As the author of “Gitanjali”, Tagore became the first non-European and first Indian to have won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913. His poetry when translated was viewed as spiritual and sensitive. He composed and scored India's national anthem- 'Jana gana mana'.

In this book the author Kshitis Roy takes a look at Tagore's life from birth to death. With his simple language he makes the book interesting for both the children and the adults, who get in-depth details of Tagore's life.

Contents

The 25th of Vaisakha1
Childhood3
School5
Journey to the Mountains12
A Budding Poet18
England25
A Radiant Vision31
Reformer And Patriot34
Santiniketan44
The Gitanjali58
East And West61
Visva-bharati65
Sriniketan70
The Mahatma and Gurudeva76
Creative Variety81
The 22nd of Sravana87
Appendix90
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