ISBN 9788171678440,Mashi And Other Stories

Mashi And Other Stories


Rupa & Co



Rupa & Co

Publication Year 2002

ISBN 9788171678440

ISBN-10 8171678440


Number of Pages 192 Pages
Language (English)


Mashi And Other Stories (1918) Is A Collection Of Fourteen Short Stories Written By Rabindranath Tagore, Translated By Authors Such As W.W. Pearson ('Mashi'), Prabhat Kumar Mukhopadhyay ('The Skeleton'), Jadunath Sarkar ('The Supreme Night'), Keshab Chandra Mukhopadhyay ('Raja And Rani') And E.P. Thompson ('The Castaway'), Among Others. It Also Contains One Of His Most Famous Short-Stories, 'The Postmaster', Translated By Debendranath Mitter, Later Turned Into A Film By Satyajit Ray. Containing Some Of The Most Delightful Of Tagore'S Short-Stories, This Volume Is A Must-Read For All Those Who Love His Writing. 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.