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Rabindranath Tagore (; born Robindronath Thakur, 7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941), sobriquets Gurudev, was a Bengali polymath- poet, writer, composer, philosopher and painter.
  • He reshaped Bengali literature and music, as well as Indian art with Contextual Modernism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Author of the "profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse" of Gitanjali, he became in 1913 the first non-European as well as the first lyricist to win the Nobel Prize in Literature. Tagore's poetic songs were viewed as spiritual and mercurial; however, his "elegant prose and magical poetry" remain largely unknown outside Bengal. He is sometimes referred to as "the Bard of Bengal".
A Bengali Brahmin from Calcutta with ancestral gentry roots in Burdwan district
  • and Jessore, Tagore wrote poetry as an eight-year-old. At the age of sixteen, he released his first substantial poems under the pseudonym Bhānusiṃha ("Sun Lion"), which were seized upon by literary authorities as long-lost classics. By 1877 he graduated to his first short stories and dramas, published under his real name. As a humanist, universalist, internationalist, and ardent anti-nationalist,"Nationalism is a Great Menace" Tagore and Nationalism, by Radhakrishnan M. and Roychowdhury D. from Hogan, P. C.; Pandit, L. (2003), Rabindranath Tagore: Universality and Tradition, pp 29–40 he denounced the British Raj and advocated independence from Britain. As an exponent of the Bengal Renaissance, he advanced a vast canon that comprised paintings, sketches and doodles, hundreds of texts, and some two thousand songs; his legacy also endures in the institution he founded, Visva-Bharati University.
Tagore modernised Bengali art by spurning rigid classical forms and resisting linguistic strictures. His novels, stories, songs, dance-dramas, and essays spoke to topics political and personal. Gitanjali (Song Offerings), Gora (Fair-Faced) and Ghare-Baire (The Home and the World) are his best-known works, and his verse, short stories, and novels were acclaimed—or panned—for their lyricism, colloquialism, naturalism, and unnatural contemplation. His compositions were chosen by two nations as national anthems: India's "Jana Gana Mana" and Bangladesh's "Amar Shonar Bangla". The Sri Lankan national anthem was inspired by his work.
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Stepney, S. Aust. : Axiom Publishing, c2003
Uniform title: Short stories. Selections. English
by Tagore, Rabindranath, 1861-1941
Beijing : Shang wu yin shu guan, 1979
北京 : 商务印书馆, 1979
Tʻagol chŏnjip / [Tagore Rabindranath chŏ] ; Yu Yŏng yŏk
타골全集 / [Tagore Rabindranath 著] ; 柳玲譯
by Tagore, Rabindranath, 1861-1941
Sŏul Tʻŭkpyŏlsi : Chŏngŭmsa, 1974
서울特別市 : 正音社, 1974
Sāthanā : pratyāniphon / Raphintharanāt Thākūn khīan ; Rawī Phāwilai plǣ
สาธนา : ปรัชญานิพนธ์ / รพินทรนาถ ฐากูร เขียน ; ระวี ภาวิไล แปล
Uniform title: Sādhanā, the realisation of life. Thai
by Tagore, Rabindranath, 1861-1941
ฐากูร, รพินทรนาถ, 1861-1941
Phranakhō̜n : Sưksit Sayām, 2511 [1968]
พระนคร : ศึกษิตสยาม, 2511 [1968]
Ruam ruang san / doi Raphinthranat Tak
รวมเรื่องสั้น / โดย รพินทรนาถ ตะกอร์
by Tagore, Rabindranath, 1861-1941
[Krung Thep ...] : Ong Kan Kha khong Khuru Sapha, 2504, [1961]
Bu huan er san de wen hua ju hui : Taige'er lai Hua jiang yan ji lun zheng / Sun Yixue bian
不欢而散的文化聚会 : 泰戈尔来华讲演及论争 / 孙宜学编
Uniform title: Works. Chinese
by Tagore, Rabindranath, 1861-1941
Hefei Shi : Anhui jiao yu chu ban she, 2007
合肥市 : 安徽教育出版社, 2007
Xin yue ji / Zheng Zhenduo yi
新月集 / 鄭振鐸譯
Uniform title: Crescent moon. Chinese
by Tagore, Rabindranath, 1861-1941
Shanghai : Shang wu yin shu guan, Minguo 20 [1931]
上海 : 商務印書館, 民國20 [1931]
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