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The essential Tagore

Author: Rabindranath Tagore; Fakrul Alam; Radha Chakravarty
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Marking the 150th anniversary of Tagore's birth, this ambitious collection--the largest single volume of his work available in English--attempts to represent his extraordinary achievements in ten genres: poetry, songs, autobiographical works, letters, travel writings, prose, novels, short stories, humorous pieces, and plays. In addition to the newest translations in the modern idiom, it includes a sampling of works  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Rabindranath Tagore; Rabindranath Tagore
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rabindranath Tagore; Fakrul Alam; Radha Chakravarty
ISBN: 9780674057906 0674057902
OCLC Number: 676725370
Description: xxxiv, 819 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Autobiography --
Letters --
Prose --
Poems --
Songs --
Plays --
Stories --
Novels --
Humor --
Travel writing.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: Rabindranath Tagore ; edited by Fakrul Alam and Radha Chakravarty.

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India's Rabindranath Tagore was the first Asian Nobel Laureate and possibly the most prolific and diverse serious writer ever known. The largest single volume of his work available in English, this  Read more...

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There have been a number of attempts, in the century since Yeats made [the] request, to give the English reader a fuller and more accurate sense of Rabindranath Tagore--through new translations, Read more...

 
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