Gitanjali (Song Offerings) by Rabindranath Tagore

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Rabindranath Tagore’s Gitanjali is a sublime expression of the divine in nature.Tagore was one of the greatest poets of modern India. He drew upon a rich and varied tradition, ranging from Sanskrit writings to Western literature, and enriched Bengali culture with his compositions. He received the Nobel Prize for literature in 1913.

Tagore attempted to express in his poetry the divine spirit that he glimpsed in nature. W.B. Yeats noted that his poetry had “an innocence, a simplicity that one does not find elsewhere in nature.” It touches the soul with its serenity and lyrical quality. Gitanjali is truly a treasured companion on life’s long journey.
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Rabindranath Tagore’s Gitanjali is a sublime expression of the divine in nature.Tagore was one of the greatest poets of modern India. He drew upon a rich and varied tradition, ranging from Sanskrit writings to Western literature, and enriched Bengali culture with his compositions. He received the Nobel Prize for literature in 1913. Tagore attempted to express in his poetry the divine spirit that he glimpsed in nature. W.B. Yeats noted that his poetry had “an innocence, a simplicity that one does not find elsewhere in nature.” It touches the soul with its serenity and lyrical quality. Gitanjali is truly a treasured companion on life’s long journey.
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Publisher
Sterling Publishers Pvt. Ltd
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Published on
Dec 31, 1965
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Pages
225
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ISBN
9788120791305
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Language
English
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Genres
Gardening / Shrubs
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The Works of Rabindranath Tagore consist of poems, novels, short stories, dramas, and essays that Bengali poet and Brahmo philosopher Rabindranath Tagore created over his lifetime. This ebook presents a collection of all major works of Tagore. A dynamic table of contents allows you to jump directly to the work selected.

Tagore's literary reputation is disproportionately influenced very much by regard for his poetry; however, he also wrote novels, essays, short stories, travelogues, dramas, and thousands of songs. The poems of Rabindranath Tagore are among the most haunting and tender in Indian and in world literature, expressing a profound and passionate human yearning. His ceaselessly inventive works deal with such subjects as the interplay between God and the world, the eternal and transient, and with the paradox of an endlessly changing universe that is in tune with unchanging harmonies. Poems such as 'Earth' and 'In the Eyes of a Peacock' present a picture of natural processes unaffected by human concerns, while others, as in 'Recovery 14', convey the poet's bewilderment about his place in the world.

Tagore introduced new prose and verse forms and the use of colloquial language into Bengali literature, thereby freeing it from traditional models based on classical Sanskrit. He was highly influential in introducing the best of Indian culture to the West and vice versa, and he is generally regarded as the outstanding creative artist of modern South Asia.

(The Complete Works of Rabindranath Tagore by Rabindranath Tagore, 9788180320798)

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