ISBN 9788171678211,Gardner



Rupa & Co



Rupa & Co

Publication Year 2002

ISBN 9788171678211

ISBN-10 8171678211


Number of Pages 140 Pages
Language (English)


First Published In 1913 And Dedicated To The Famous Irish Poet W.B. Yeats, The Gardener Contains Prose Translations Of Eighty-Five Of Tagore'S Bengali Poems. Free From Religious Symbolism And Mystic Emotion, The Poems In This Collection And Simple And Realistic, With Love Being The Common Thread That Runs Through Them. Most Of These Poems Have Been Taken From Kshanika (1900), A Volume Distinguished By Spontaneity, Irony And Sprightly Metre. It Also Includes Poems From Many Of Tagore'S Earlier Works, Such As Kadi O Komla (1886), Manashi (1890) And Mayar Khela (1889). About The Author One Of India'S Most Cherished Figures, Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1914) Was A Novelist, Short-Story Writer, Poet, Essayist, Painter, Educationist And Thinker, The First Non-European To Be Awarded The Nobel Prize For Literature In 1913. He Modernised Bengali Literature, Moving It Away From Its Rigid Classical Form And Strict Linguistic Structure. Known For Works Such As Gitanjali (Song Offerings), Gora (Fair-Faced) And Ghare-Baire (The Home And The World,) His Novels, Short Stories And Verse Are Considered Part Of The Greatest Of World Literature, Famous For Their Exploration Of The Political And The Personal. He Also Wrote The National Anthem Of India, Jana Gana Mana, And Of Bangladesh, Amar Shonar Bangla.