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Stories From Tagore

By: Rabindranath Tagore
Published By: Double9 Books
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The short story collection "Stories From Tagore" was written by Nobel Prize winner and Bengali author Rabindranath Tagore. Eight short tales that cover a range of topics, including love, relationships, tradition, and spirituality, make up the collection. Each story is set in a rural Bengali community and focuses on the locals' straightforward way of life. The literary style of the stories is lyrical and poetic, which showcases the author's command of language and his in-depth knowledge of human emotions. The collection's most notable stories include "The Kabuliwala," which focuses on the connection between a young girl from Kolkata and a street vendor from Kabul, and "The Homecoming," which tells the tale of a woman who returns to her village after a protracted absence and must deal with the changes that have taken place while she was gone. "Stories From Tagore" is a collection of timeless stories that address the universal themes of love, grief, and the human experience while providing a window into the ordinary lives of people in rural Bengal. The book serves as evidence of Tagore's ongoing influence as one of India's finest authors and philosophers.

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Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore was born on May 7, 1861 in a Kolkata, India. He was the son of Debendranath Tagore (1817–1905) and Sarada Devi (1830–1875). Because of his mother’s early death and his father’s frequent travel, he spent most of his childhood with servants. He didn’t like classroom schooling and roamed around Bolpur and Panihati where his family frequently visited. He was married to Mrinalini Devi (1873–1902) when she was 10 years of age. His father also had a keen interest in music and invited several professional Dhrupad musicians to teach music to children. Rabindranath’s original surname was Kushari which was changed to Tagore. He belonged to Pirali Brahmin from the village of Kush in Burdwan district of West Bengal. He is known for reshaping Bengali literature, music and art with modernization. He became the first Non-European and first lyricist to win Nobel Prize in Literature. He was a polymath and wrote poems, short stories, songs, play writer, philosopher and painter. Tagore started writing poems from the age of eight and at the age of sixteen his first poem released under pseudonym Bhānusiṃha. In 1877, his short stories and dramas released under his real name. From 1878 to 1912 he traveled to more than 30 countries on five continents.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 119 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9358011262
  • ISBN-13: 9789358011265
  • Item Weight: 142.8g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 6.98 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Juvenile Nonfiction / Philosophy, Poetry / General