For the world he became the voice of India's spiritual heritage; and for India, especially for Bengal, he became a great living institution. Although, tagore wrote successfully in all literary genres, he was first of all a poet. Tagore introduced new prose and verse forms and the use of colloquial language into Bengali literature, thereby freeing it from traditional models based on classical Sanskrit.
The Complete Works of Rabindranath Tagore GP Complete Works Book 1 #ad - The english renderings of his poetry, gitanjali: song offerings 1912, fruit-gathering 1916, the most acclaimed of them, do not generally correspond to particular volumes in the original Bengali; and in spite of its title, which include The Gardener 1913, and The Fugitive 1921, contains poems from other works besides its namesake.
The poems of rabindranath tagore are among the most haunting and tender in Indian and in world literature, expressing a profound and passionate human yearning. He was educated at home and although at seventeen he was sent to England for formal schooling, he did not finish his studies there. He also started an experimental school at Shantiniketan where he tried his Upanishadic ideals of education.
In his mature years, in addition to his many-sided literary activities, he managed the family estates, a project which brought him into close touch with common humanity and increased his interest in social reforms. Among his fifty and odd volumes of poetry are manasi 1890, Gitimalya 1914, Gitanjali 1910, Sonar Tari 1894, and Balaka 1916 .
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Gibran is the third best-selling poet of all time, behind Shakespeare and Lao-Tzu. Its popularity grew markedly during the 1960s with the American counterculture and then with the flowering of the New Age movements. In 1908, gibran went to study art with Auguste Rodin in Paris for two years. He produced some of the world’s most remarkable poems and philosophical essays throughout his almost thirty-year career.
A publisher used some of gibran's drawings for book covers in 1898, and Gibran held his first art exhibition in 1904 in Boston. His words have the power to move emotions, inspire creativity, and transform lives. While most of gibran's early writing was in Arabic, most of his work published after 1918 was in English.
The Complete Works of Kahlil Gibran: All poems and short stories Global Classics #ad - He is chiefly known in the english-speaking world for his 1923 book 'The Prophet', an early example of inspirational fiction including a series of philosophical essays written in poetic English prose. It has remained popular with these and with the wider population to this day. The book sold well despite a cool critical reception, gaining popularity in the 1930s and again especially in the 1960s counterculture.
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. As they argued together, kabór appeared before them, and told them to lift the shroud and look at that which lay beneath. The poet kabór is one of the most interesting personalities in the history of Indian mysticism. A great religious reformer, the founder of a sect to which nearly a million northern Hindus still belong, it is yet supremely as a mystical poet that Kabór lives for us.
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This is a powerful, that brings to fruition love, or ghazals, collection of the Sufi master's first one hundred lyrical poems, at times playful, mysticism, and other Sufi themes. With a keen sense of timing and verse, the translator is able to capture the lyrical quality as well as Hafiz's profound message that possesses elements of modern surrealism.
Gitanjali Classics To GoOtbebookpublishing #ad - The word gitanjali is composed from "git", song, and "anjali", offering, and thus means – "An offering of songs"; but the word for offering, anjali, has a strong devotional connotation, so the title may also be interpreted as "prayer offering of song". Excerpt from Wikipedia. Gitanjali" is a collection of poems by the Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore.
The eng gitanjali became very famous in the West, and was widely translated.
Heart of God: Prayers of Rabindranath TagoreTuttle Publishing #ad - This inspiring collection of Tagore's poetry represents his "simple prayers of common life. Each of the seventy-seven prayers is an eloquent affirmation of the divine in the face of both joy and sorrow. He was also a distinguished author, social reformer, educator, and philosopher. Today, tagore along with mahatma Gandhi is prized as a foremost intellectual and spiritual advocate of India's liberation from imperial rule.
The spirit of this collection may be best symbolized by a single sentence by Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, the renowned philosopher and statesman who served as president of India: "Rabindranath Tagore was one of the few representatives of the universal person to whom the future of the world belongs. ". Awarded the noble prize for literature in 1913, Rabindranath Tagore 1861— 1941 is considered the most important poet of modern-day India.
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Tagore: Gitanjali or Song Offerings: Introduced by W. B. Yeats#ad - The hard copy of this version was presented to the library of the University of Toronto by Lord Falconer from the books of the late Sir Robert Falconer, President of the University of Toronto, 1907-1932. He had prepared some prose versions of his Bengali collection of poems called Gitanjali Song Offerings.
These he read to yeats, who was entranced by them; and Pound, then representing Harriet Munroe's Poetry magazine of Chicago, cabled the editor to hold the next edition for the inclusion of some "very wonderful" poems by Tagore. Written by the most famous bengali poet, social reformer, philosopher, and dramatist who came into international prominence when he was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1913.
Tagore: Gitanjali or Song Offerings: Introduced by W. B. Yeats #ad - Rabindranath Tagore’s best book. During his trip to england in 1912, Tagore fatefully found himself in the company of William Butler Yeats and Ezra Pound. Gitanjali was then published as a book, with an introduction by Yeats, and in 1913 came the Nobel Prize. This text is retrieved from the digitized version of Gitanjali available in the internet archive of the University of Toronto.
Selected Stories of Rabindranath Tagore General PressGENERAL PRESS #ad - He died in calcutta, aged 80, in 1941. P. S. Prominent among the stories are the famous The Cabuliwallah, which has also been adapted as a movie. Kindly write a few words/lines review about this book. Tagore was not only a writer, but also composed 2, 230 songs, and wrote plays. It will inspire others to read it.
The book also gives an insight into the socio-economic conditions prevalent in Colonial Bengal. About rabindranath TagoreRabindranath Tagore was a Bengali poet and novelist. Other works by tagore available in english include the crescent Moon, The Cycle of Spring, Creative Unity, Glimpses of Bengal, The Lover Of God, My Boyhood Days and The Gardener.
Selected Stories of Rabindranath Tagore General Press #ad - Rabindranath tagore was born in 1861 in Calcutta. Translated from bengali to english, love and loss, the city and the village, these stories depict the human condition in its many forms: innocence and childhood, the natural and the supernatural. He is credited with bringing Bengali literature into the modern era, evolving a new style free of classical confines.
He was married to Mrinalini Devi, and they had five children. He was the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. He took up painting and drawing when he was sixty, and had many successful exhibitions. The national anthems of both, India and Bangladesh, are his compositions.
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The sixth and final book would remain incomplete. Each book consists of about 4, 000 verses and contains its own prose introduction and prologue. More generally, it is aimed at anyone who has time to sit down and ponder the meaning of life and existence. The masnavi was a sufi masterpiece started during the final years of Rumi’s life.
The Masnavi I Manavi of Rumi Complete 6 Books #ad - These two themes are personified by Rumi in the Biblical and Quranic figure of the Prophet Moses. Books 5 and 6: these last two books are joined by the universal ideal that man must deny his physical earthly existence to understand God’s existence. About the publisherorange sky project is a publisher of historical writings, Science, such as: Philosophy, Classics, Religion, Esoteric and Mythology in Kindle format.
Also known as the spiritual couplets of maulana jalalu-'d-dln muhammad rumi with active Table of Contents for easy Kindle navigation. The masnavi, masnavi-i ma'navi or mesnevi turkish, is an extensive poem written in Persian by Jalal al-Din Muhammad Rumi, also written Mathnawi, Ma'navi, or Mathnavi, the celebrated Persian Sufi saint and poet.
This work by rumi is referred to as a “sober” Sufi text.
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It contains his all novels, stories, essays and letters, poems, as well as his plays, all in their most authoritative texts. Kipling was the poet of the british empire and its yeoman, whom he glorified in many of his works, in particular Plain Tales from the Hills 1888 and Soldiers Three 1888, the common soldier, collections of short stories with roughly and affectionately drawn soldier portraits.
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About the author:rudyard kipling 1865-1936 was born in Bombay, but educated in England at the United Services College, Westward Ho, Bideford. His barrack room ballads 1892 were written for, as much as about, the common soldier. Kim 1901, the story of kimball o’Hara and his adventures in the Himalayas, is perhaps his most felicitous work.
GitanjaliPenguin #ad - Yeats’s edition of 1912, making this book a magnificent addition to the Tagore library. Described by rabindranath tagore as ‘revelations of my true self’, the poems and songs of Gitanjali established the writer’s literary talent worldwide. They include eloquent sonnets such as the famous ‘where the mind is without fear’, faith and nature ‘Light, intense explorations of love, oh where is the light?’ and tender evocations of childhood ‘When my play was with thee’.
In this new translation to mark tagore’s one-hundred-and-fiftieth birth anniversary, William Radice renders with beauty and precision the poetic rhythm and intensity of the Bengali originals. In his arrangement of tagore’s original sequence of poems alongside his translations, Radice restores to Gitanjali the structure, style and conception that were hidden by W.