Siva Kumar -- Essays. Designs, imaginary animals and composites -- Landscapes and flowers -- Gesticulating figures and dramatic scenes -- Faces. He was an influential national figure of India, whose genius has transcended boundaries. Besides being a poet, he was a novelist, a writer of short stories and plays, a composer of songs, an essayist, and a philosopher.
Drama[ edit ] Tagore performing the title role in Valmiki Pratibha with his niece Indira Devi as the goddess Lakshmi.
Valmiki Pratibha The Genius of Valmiki. I can feel him coming nearer and nearer and my heart becomes glad. YeatsPreface, The Post Office, His other works fuse lyrical flow and emotional rhythm into a tight focus on a core idea, a break from prior Bengali drama.
Tagore sought "the play of feeling and not of action". In he released what is regarded as his finest drama: The devout Maharaja of Tripura is pitted against the wicked head priest Raghupati. His latter dramas were more philosophical and allegorical in nature; these included Dak Ghar.
He and his retainers exploit his subjects—who are benumbed by alcohol and numbered like inventory—by forcing them to mine gold for him. Short stories[ edit ] Tagore began his career in short stories in —when he was only sixteen—with "Bhikharini" "The Beggar Woman".
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He attempts to distill the sense of longing felt by those long trapped in the mundane and hardscrabble confines of Indian urban life, giving play to dreams of a different existence in the distant and wild mountains: At the very name of another country, my heart would go out to it I would fall to weaving a network of dreams: Its continuing influence on Bengali art and culture cannot be overstated; to this day, it remains a point of cultural reference, and has furnished subject matter for numerous successful films and theatrical plays, and its characters are among the most well known to Bengalis.
This famous story has an autobiographical element to it, modelled to some extent on the relationship between Tagore and his sister-in-law, Kadambari Devi. Ray has also made memorable films of other stories from Galpaguchchha, including Samapti, Postmaster and Monihara, bundling them together as Teen Kanya "Three Daughters".
Atithi is another poignantly lyrical Tagore story which was made into a film of the same name by another noted Indian film director Tapan Sinha.
Tarapada, a young Brahmin boy, catches a boat ride with a village zamindar. It turns out that he has run away from his home and has been wandering around ever since. The zamindar adopts him, and finally arranges a marriage to his own daughter. The night before the wedding Tarapada runs away again.
Strir Patra The letter from the wife was one of the earliest depictions in Bengali literature of bold emancipation of women. Mrinal is the wife of a typical Bengali middle class man. The letter, written while she is traveling which constitutes the whole storydescribes her petty life and struggles.
She finally declares that she will not return to her patriarchical home, stating Amio bachbo.Rabindranath Tagore married Mrinalini Devi in , and the couple had five children He was soon given the responsibility of managing a few of the family’s far-flung estates, a duty he discharged efficiently.
Dec 03, · Rabindranath Tagore () Rabindranath Tagore, Asia's first Nobel laureate,was born in Calcutta on the 8th May, and died in Calcutta on the 7th August, He is a towering figure in the millennium-old literature of Bengal.
Rabindranath Tagore - The Complete Works. Rabindranath Tagore () was the youngest son of Debendranath Tagore, a leader of the Brahmo Samaj, which was a new religious sect in nineteenth-century Bengal and which attempted a revival of the ultimate monistic basis of . List of works by Rabindranath Tagore Below is a chronological list of works by Rabindranath Tagore between and Tagore wrote most of his short stories, novels, drama, poems and songs in Bengali ; later he translated some of them into English.
The works of Rabindranath Tagore consist of poems, novels, short stories, dramas, paintings, drawings, and music that Bengali poet and Brahmo philosopher Rabindranath Tagore created over his lifetime.. Tagore's literary reputation is disproportionately influenced very much by regard for his poetry; however, he also wrote novels, essays, short stories, travelogues, dramas, and thousands of songs.
The biographical information is primarily based upon the most comprehensive chronicles of Rabindranath's eighty years , compiled by Prabhat Kumar Mukhopadhyaya and Kshitis Roy published in A Centenary Volume: Rabindranath Tagore , New Delhi, Sahitya Akademi, pp. .