Author: Rabindranath TagorePublisher: RupaYear: 2003Language: EnglishPages: 602ISBN/UPC (if available): 8129102331
This Omnibus II brings six acclaimed works of Tagore under one roof.The Religion of Man, delivered as the Hibbert Lectures at Oxford, in 1930, is an extensive and commanding exposition of Tagore's understanding of the meaning and significance of religion in the cultural history of man.A symbolic play Red Oleanders (Rakta Karabi) describes the conflict between machine and the free human spirit. Both a political novel and a love story, Four Chapters denounced terrorism when revolutionary terrorism was a symbol of courage, dedication, sacrifice and heroism.The Hidden Treasure and Other Stories is a collection of eight stories including translations of Guptadhan, Samapti, Megha o Rudra, Total Kahini etc. Translators include Surendranath Tagore, C F Andrews and Jadunath Sarkar.Shesh Lekha is the last testament of Tagore. In most of these untitled poems the language is bare, the imagery striking and the expression spartan. The translator if the noted poet, media person and Member of Parliament, Pritish Nandy.Unlike a conventional autobiography, My Reminiscences is a series of memory pictures. WB Yeats called it a rich and most valuable work. Written with wit, wisdom and more than a little self-mockery, it gives a unique and enduring insight into the life of this great literary genius.
The Religion of ManFour ChaptersRed OleandersThe Hidden Treasure & Other StoriesShesh LekhaMy Reminiscences