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The Essential Tagore

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ISBN 9780674417045

Publication Date: 11/24/2014

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864 pages

6-3/8 x 9-1/4 inches

12 halftones

Belknap Press

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  • List of Illustrations
  • Foreword: Poetry as Polemic / Amit Chaudhuri
  • Introduction
  • 1. Autobiography
    • Autobiographical
    • From Reminiscences
    • From Boyhood Days
    • My School
  • 2. Letters
    • From Torn Leaves
    • From Letter-Fragments
    • To Mrinalini Devi
    • To Jagadish Chandra Bose
    • To Myron H. Phelps
    • To William Rothenstein
    • To Robert Bridges
    • To James Drummonds Anderson
    • To Lord Chelmsford
    • To Charles Freer Andrews
    • To Kanti Chandra Ghosh
    • To Edward John Thompson
    • To Kazi Nazrul Islam
    • To Romain Rolland
    • To Sir William Rothenstein
    • To Mahatma Gandhi
    • To Mahadev Desai
    • To Sufia Kamal
    • To Pulinbehari Sen
    • To Victoria Ocampo
    • To Revd. Foss Westcott
  • 3. Prose
    • From Self-Reliance and Other Essays
    • Statecraft and Ethics
    • The Components of Literature
    • The Significance of Literature
    • The Problem of Self
    • Nationalism in the West
    • The Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech
    • From Thoughts from Rabindranath Tagore
    • My Pictures
    • Hindus and Muslims
    • The Tenant Farmer
    • Crisis in Civilization
  • 4. Poems
    • The Fountain’s Awakening
    • Enough, Enough!
    • Life
    • Undressed
    • Breasts
    • Kissing
    • The Golden Boat
    • The Two Birds
    • I Won’t Let You Go
    • Unfathomable
    • Voyage without End
    • To Civilization
    • My Little Plot of Land
    • A Hundred Years from Now
    • The Lord of Life
    • Love Queries
    • Krishnakali
    • The Poet
    • The Hero
    • Big and Small
    • Astronomy
    • On the Day Thou Breakst Through This My Name
    • More Life, My Lord
    • Thy Rod of Justice
    • The Day I Depart
    • It Hasn’t Rained in My Heart
    • When Life Dries Up
    • If the Day Ends
    • This Stormy Night
    • A Flight of Geese
    • The Restless One
    • Dawn and Dusk
    • Free!
    • Sunday
    • Hymn to the Tree
    • Woman Empowered
    • Wind Instrument
    • Letter Writing
    • An Ordinary Woman
    • Camellia
    • The Twenty-Fifth of Baisakh
    • I
    • Africa
    • I Saw in the Twilight
    • Romantic
    • The Night Train
    • Waking Up in the Morning I See
    • They Work
    • On the Banks of Roop-Naran
    • The Sun of the First Day
    • Dark Nights of Sorrow
    • On the Way to Creation
  • 5. Songs
    • Devotional Songs
    • Patriotic Songs
    • Love Songs
    • Songs of Nature
    • Miscellaneous Songs
  • 6. Plays
    • Roktokorobi
    • The Kingdom of Cards
  • 7. Stories
    • The Return of Khoka Babu
    • The Legacy
    • Shubha
    • Mahamaya
    • The In-Between Woman
    • Hungry Stone
    • A Broken Nest
    • The Wife’s Letter
    • The Final Word
    • The Tale of a Muslim Woman
  • 8. Novels
    • From Gora
    • From Connections
    • From Farewell Song
    • From Four Chapters
  • 9. Humor
    • Denge the Black Ant’s Observations
    • Aryans and Non-Aryans
    • The Funeral
    • Ordeal
    • Testing the Student
    • The Invention of Shoes
    • From Out of Sync
  • 10. Travel Writing
    • The City of Bombay
    • Crossing the Ocean
    • Travel
    • Stopford Brooke
    • The English Village and the Clergy
    • From Journey to Japan
    • Letter to Pratima Devi
    • From Letters from Russia
    • From In Persia
  • Chronology
  • Notes
  • Glossary
  • Further Reading
  • Acknowledgments
  • Contributors

Awards & Accolades

  • A New Statesman Book of the Year, 2011
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