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My Boyhood Days
My Boyhood Days

My Boyhood Days

by Rabindranath Tagore

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150 - Year: 2011 - Pages: 101



Rabindranath Tagore

Author: Rabindranath Tagore
Publisher: Visva-Bharati
Year: 2011
Language: English
Pages: 101
ISBN/UPC (if available): 150


This is Tagore's second account of his childhood days. He describes his early days as being under 'servocracy' a word he coined for the supremacy of servants. He explains, without an ounce of self-pity, the austere life he had to lead under his father's strict supervision.

He recounts how he was rather lonely, and his only friend was his own soul. In the kind of upbringing he had, Tagore describes how he realized that two of the main purposes of his artistic life as joy and misery. This awareness and sense of wonder and enchantment in the outwardly mundane experiences of his boyhood helped Tagore become a great poet in his later years.

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