Theistic Philosophy of Tagore and Iqbal: A Comparative Study (Paperback)

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Theistic Philosophy of Tagore and Iqbal: A Comparative Study (Paperback)


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Rabindranath Tagore was multi faceted genius -poet, novelist, short story writer, playwright, composer, philosopher, educator and painter. Tagore is considered as an Indo-Anglain writer although he wrote only one poem in English "The Child". All his other original Bengali version "Gitanjali" his poems, short stories and plays were written in his mother tongue, Bengali. Most of his works were translated by the poet himself into English. Tagore's poetic genius blossomed when he was barely seven yrs old having lived to a ripe old 80 years. Tagore was involved in creative writing for seven decades. Tagore born at Joransanko house 6, Dwarkanath Tagore lane, Calcutta. He was the 14th child of Devendranath Tagore and Sarda Devi. Tagore originally belonged to the pirali class of Brahmin originally hailing from Jessore, the family settled in Calcutta. Rabindranath Tagore magnum opus is 'Gitanjali' which won him the Nobel Prize for literature in 1913. It is a sequence of 103 lyrics translated from "song offering" by the poet to the Supreme Being. Tagore's poetry is a combination of lyricism, love for man, nature and picturesquences put together. His poems are characterized by spontaneous overflow of powerful feeling and are hauntingly melodious. Visva bharti was considered to blend the best of the oriental and western cultures. Tagore's poetry in his essence transfiguration, interpretation are personal reflection of reality which calls forth a response from the sensitiveness of everyone

Product Details ISBN: 9781805240310
ISBN-10: 1805240315
Publisher: Seeken
Publication Date: January 28th, 2023
Pages: 224
Language: English