ISBN 9788129104113,TAGORE FAMILY: A MEMOIR

TAGORE FAMILY: A MEMOIR

Author:

Furrell J W

Publisher:

Rupa & Co

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ISBN 9788129104113
Publisher

Rupa & Co

Publication Year 2004
ISBN-13

ISBN 9788129104113

ISBN-10 8129104113
Binding

Paperback

Number of Pages 140 Pages
Language (English)
Subject

Personal Memoirs

This book highlights the 'other' Tagores apart from Rabindranath Tagore. The author chose this family as his subject because it is a good example of the assimilation of European ideas though its members were descendants of the most celebrated apostle of Brahmanism, Bhatta Narayana. The Tagores were keen students of the English Language and Literature. Darpa Narayan Tagore was proficient in English and French while Gopee Mohun Tagore was additionally well-versed in Portuguese, Persian and Urdu. The Tagore family also remained one of the most distinguished families for their pre-eminence in Sanskrit. This co-existence of the East and the West in all its glory in one family alone makes the Tagore clan unique. The book covers the early ancestry, life of Dwaraka Nath Tagore, Rama Nath Tagore, Devendra Nath Tagore, Gopee Mohun Tagore et al.

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