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Stray Birds Book by Rabindranath Tagore
Stray Birds are short poems, short aphorisms which embody Tagore’s love of nature and love of simplicity. The power and beauty of these poems comes from their simplicity. For example the poem belowis an example of how Tagore uses the splendour of the universe to inspire and soothe the human spirit.
- Book Cover Type: Paperback
- Language(s): Persian (Farsi)
- ISBN: 9786001173868
- Persian Title: کتاب پرندههای سرگردان اثر رابیندرانات تاگور
The Novel “Stray Birds” is written by Rabindranath Tagore. Rabindranath Tagore (7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941; sobriquet Gurudev, Kobiguru, Biswakobi) was a Indian polymath – poet, writer, playwright,composer, philosopher, social reformer and painter. He was a fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society. He reshaped Bengali literature and music as well as Indian art with Contextual Modernism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Author of the “profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse” of Gitanjali, he became in 1913 the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in Literature. Tagore’s poetic songs were viewed as spiritual and mercurial; however, his “elegant prose and magical poetry” remain largely unknown outside Bengal. He is sometimes referred to as “the Bard of Bengal”. A Bengali Brahmin from Calcutta with ancestral gentry roots in Burdwan district and Jessore, Tagore wrote poetry as an eight-year-old. At the age of sixteen, he released his first substantial poems under the pseudonym Bhānusiṃha (“Sun Lion”), which were seized upon by literary authorities as long-lost classics. By 1877 he graduated to his first short stories and dramas, published under his real name. As a humanist, universalist, internationalist, and ardent anti-nationalist, he denounced the British Raj and advocated independence from Britain. As an exponent of the Bengal Renaissance, he advanced a vast canon that comprised paintings, sketches and doodles, hundreds of texts, and some two thousand songs; his legacy also endures in the institution he founded, Visva-Bharati University.
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|Book Cover Type||Paperback|
|Persian Title||کتاب پرندههای سرگردان اثر رابیندرانات تاگور|