ISBN 9788171677344,Shesh Lekha: The Last Poems Of Rabindranath Tagore

Shesh Lekha: The Last Poems Of Rabindranath Tagore



Rupa Publications India

Publication Year 2002

ISBN 9788171677344

ISBN-10 8171677347


Number of Pages 36 Pages
Language (English)


Shesh Lekha, A Collection Of The Last Poems Of Rabindranath Tagore, Is One Of His Most Phenomenal Works. The Language Is Bare, The Imagery, Striking, And The Expression, Spartan. They Mark A Radical Departure Of The Previous Lyricism Of Tagore'S Poetry, And Are Enigmatic, Mystical And Painfully Beautiful In Their Simplicity. 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. Pritish Nandy Was Born In Kolkata And Studied In Presidency College. He Has Had A Flourishing Career In Journalism And Tv. He Headed The Times Of India Group For Ten Years As Publishing Director And Was Editor Of Many Of The Group'S Magazines Including The Illustrated Weekly Of India. He Also Hosted Some Of India'S Most Popular Tv Shows Including The First Signature Show, The Pritish Nandy Show On Doordarshan And Zee Tv. He Is The Author Of Sixty Books Of Poetry And Translations Published From All Over The World, And Isnow A Well-Respected Politician.