Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) was the youngest son of Debendranath Tagore, a leader of the Brahmo Samaj, which was a new religious sect in the 19th century Bengal . He was educated at home. At 17 he was sent to England for formal schooling, but he ... Sunday Observer, 4 weeks ago
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"(T)his book fathoms all." The book that eminent modern British poet W.B. Yeats referred to when it was published in 1912 went on to win for its author Rabindranath Tagore (then 51) the Nobel Prize in literature the next year. Gitanjali: Song ...The Hindu, 1 day ago
CALCUTTA: TWO YEARS IN THE CITY. By Amit Chaudhuri. Union Books. 307pp. $29.99. Focused on a specific period (2009-2011), Amit Chaudhuri's collection of essays is suffused by romanticism. It is expressed in nostalgia, unease and a sense of loss.Hills News, 1 day ago
Surprisingly insulated from the rapidly changing surrounds, this is the favourite haunt of visitors from far and near An unusual doorway flanked by a regular cigar shop, walls plastered with a myriad of political posters and graffiti, and then a ...Gulf News, 2 weeks ago
Not to have seen the cinema of Ray means existing in the world without seeing the sun or the moon- this famous quote by Akira Kurosawa is the most apt tribute to Satyajit Ray's sheer brilliance. A great auteur, who put Indian cinema prominently on ...ZeeNews.com, 2 weeks ago
`Abdul-Bahá at Grand Central Station in New York, 1912. photo courtesy Palgrave Macmillan Born in 1844 in Persia (Iran), `Abdul-Bahá is best known as the eldest son of Mírzá Ḥusayn-`Alí Núrí, Baháu'lláh (1817-1892), the prophet- founder ...Duke University, 3 weeks ago
A variety of activities is in the offing to commemorate Swami Vivekananda's immense contribution to the making of India as a nation. The occasion: the 150th birth anniversary of Swamiji. Seminars, workshops, publications and such other means to ...The Hindu, 1 month ago
Palash BiswasYes. He did say this. I have written a book on Ravindra`s dlit Vimarsh. Which has been blocked by Kedar nath Singh. Thgis is the trend. Hindutva is hijacking our icons. Vivekanand was a shudra in accordance with caste system as he was ...Silicon India, 1 month ago
One-hundred years ago, the immortal Indian literary figure Rabindranath Tagore became the first non-European and first Asian to win the Nobel Prize for literature. On the eve of a global world war, 1913 was an extremely busy year for the Bengali ...International Business Times Canada, 2 months ago
Thiruvetriyur Kasiviswanatha Mudaliar, a prominent playwright, was a popular citizen of the late 19th-century Madras. He was also involved in the Brahmo Samaj Movement during that period and contributed to its growth in his own way. He had his own ...The Hindu, 2 months ago
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