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GITANJALI:RABINDRANATH TAGORE

by RABINDRANATH TAGORE

  1. ISBN: 9.79E+12
  2. Pages: 112 pages
  3. Date: 2002

ABOUT THIS BOOK

Gitanjali, or ‘Song Offerings” in English translation, is a volume of 103 poems selected by Tagore from his several Bengali book of poetry. It was largely these poems that took the Western world by storm and brought him worldwide recognition.

AUTHOR OF THE BOOK

One of India's most cherished renaissance figures, Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) put India on the literary map of the world when his Gitanjali was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913. Myriad-minded, he was a poet, short story writer, novelist, dramatist, essayist, painter and composer of songs. His worldwide acclaim as a social, political, religious and aesthetic thinker, innovator in education and a champion of the 'One World' idea makes him a living presence