About The Book
This collection contains some of the best stories of Tagore who put India on the literary map of the world. Translated from Bengali to English, these stories depict the human condition in its many forms: innocence and childhood, love and loss, the city and the village, the natural and the supernatural. Prominent among the stories are the famous The Cabuliwallah, which has also been adapted as a movie. The book also gives an insight into the socio-economic conditions prevalent in Colonial Bengal.
About Rabindranath Tagore
Rabindranath Tagore was a Bengali poet and novelist.
Other works by Tagore available in English include The Crescent Moon, Glimpses of Bengal, Creative Unity, The Lover Of God, The Cycle of Spring, My Boyhood Days and The Gardener.
Rabindranath Tagore was born in 1861 in Calcutta. He is credited with bringing Bengali literature into the modern era, evolving a new style free of classical confines. He was the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. The national anthems of both, India and Bangladesh, are his compositions. Tagore was not only a writer, but also composed 2,230 songs, and wrote plays. He took up painting and drawing when he was sixty, and had many successful exhibitions. He was married to Mrinalini Devi, and they had five children. He died in Calcutta, aged 80, in 1941.
P.S. : Kindly write a few words/lines review about this book. It will inspire others to read it.
|Title:||Selected Stories of Rabindranath Tagore||Publisher:||General Press|