A must read author, a classic.
I consider this anthology edited by Krishna Datta and Andrew Robinson to be particularly good because it includes. some of Tagore's letters to his contemporaries.
The beauty of this Anthology is the wide range and depth of Tagore's writing to which the reader is exposed.
Blinded by the glitz and glitter of western way of life, for so many of us trying to imitate western life as pinnacle of success, completely missed the underline good that it holds... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Sen, T.
Smart, wise, artistic. Translation of some of this poems should have been better. One can tell the difference when reading his poems written in English by the author. Read morePublished 9 months ago by sokol zheku
Tagore (1861-1941) was an outstanding literary figure from India. He came from a wealthy Bengali (east India) family and was
awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913. Read more
Tagore is widely admired by the Indian people (those who are literate). He detested the cast system, and wrote about freedom, not only in thought but the freedom to be who you want... Read morePublished on May 21, 2009 by Mr Frank
When I was in London in September 2006, I visited the British Museum. The first exhibit I saw as I entered the building was of the paintings and writings of Tagore. Read morePublished on January 3, 2007 by Carol Marshall
This anthology was my introduction to Tagore and what a spectacular discovery! It was like being introduced to several writers, each one distinctly different, dependent upon the... Read morePublished on September 29, 2003 by Tony Theil