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Rabindranath Tagore Omnibus I is a rich anthology of Rabindranath Tagore's evergreen works.
Summary Of The Book
Rabindranath Tagore Omnibus I authored by Rabindranath Tagore himself is a book that weaves some of the remarkable works of Tagore like the Hungry Stones and Other Stories, My Boyhood Days, Gora, Creative Unity, Post Office, 103 selected poems and Gitanjali into one inseparable volume.
My Boyhood Days is one among his books where the reader can get a glimpse of Tagore's touching reminiscences of his childhood days that had once brought him remarkable fame and was known to all his readers. Similarly, Tagore's Gora was a notable milestone in the history of the Bengali literature. This book focuses mainly on the scenario of politics, religion, culture, and social life that existed in the urban middle-class of Bengal during the nineteenth century. Tagore's Hungry Stones and Other Stories is an anthology of some of his famous short stories that were loved by all his fans. Creative Unity was a book that acclaimed Tagore as one of the finest essayist of Indian writing that brought out some of his primal dogmas on the subject of religion, life, aesthetics, and art. The Post Office was a symbolical drama loaded with allegorical genius that is plain yet classy. This drama was considered to be one of his masterpieces in the world of literature. The 103 selected poems present in this book comprises of some of Tagore's rhapsodically known poetic pieces that were loved by his fans. And at last Gitanjali was the book that brought him the Nobel Prize in the year 1913.
This rich anthological collection of some of his outstanding works of literature is a sure buy for all his ardent readers who love his way of writing.
About Rabindranath Tagore
Rabindranath Tagore was a renowned Indian painter, philosopher, essayist, playwright, novelist, song composer, short-story writer, educationist, and a poet.
Apart from this book, he has authored several other remarkable books like the Vocation, Stray Birds, The Spirit of Japan, Sadhana: The Realisation of Life, The Post Office, My Reminiscences, The Lover of God, The King of the Dark Chamber, I Won't Let you Go: Selected Poems, The Hungry Stones, The Home and the World, Glimpses of Bengal, The Cycle of Spring, and many more.
His interests vary from learning about English, Sanskrit, Mathematics, Literature, History, Geography, Anatomy, and drawing. He was the man who developed Bengali literature to great heights and gave it a new wave.
He was born in the year 1861 in Jorasanko mansion at Calcutta, India. He completed his secondary education from a public school in Brighton, England in the year 1878. He also studied law from the University College London for a short span of time only to discontinue it later. But he took up independent studies of subjects like Cleopatra, Coriolanus and Antony, Shakespeare, and Religio Medici while he was living in England. He was the first non European to have received the honorary Nobel Prize in the field of Literature in the year 1913.