ISBN 9788171676279,Stray Birds

Stray Birds



Rupa Publications India

Publication Year 2002

ISBN 9788171676279

ISBN-10 8171676278


Number of Pages 83 Pages
Language (English)


First Published In 1916, Stray Birds Is Rabindranath'S Translation Of The Epigrams And Verses Of Kanika And Lekhan. Influenced By His Visit To Japan, The Impression Of The Haiku Is Strong In These Verses; Their Brevity, Economy And Intensity Are Striking, And Their Combination Of Wit And Wisdom Make This A Truly Unique And Remarkable Collection. 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.