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THE CENTRE OF INDIAN CULTURE

by RABINDRANATH TAGORE

  • Category Poetry
  • Format Hardcover
  • Imprint Rupa
  • Price 95
  1. ISBN: 9.79E+12
  2. Pages: 82 pages
  3. Date: 2003

ABOUT THIS BOOK

The Centre of Indian Culture was a lecture delivered in Madras on 9 February 1919. It is supposed to be the first lecture delivered by Tagore in English in India. It deals with what should be the ideal of education in India.

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