Gitanjali by Rabindranath Tagore
The book ‘Gitanjali by Rabindranath Tagore’ contains a collection of one hundred and three poems. This book also comprises the English translation of each poem.
The words ‘Git’ means songs and ‘Anjali’ means offerings from a single word called ‘Gitanjali’. The literal meaning of this word is ‘offering of songs’. The book ‘Gitanjali by Rabindranath Tagore’ contains a collection of one hundred and three poems. This book also comprises the English translation of each poem. These poems or songs are devotional songs with a deep message. Legendary Indian poet Shri Rabindranath Tagore himself translated fifty-three poems from the original Bengali version of this book. Moreover, he also translated fifty poems from his other works including poetry and drama titled Achalayatan.
The songs or poems included in the book have strong devotional tone and subliminal spiritual incitation. The book also highlights the poet’s intense views on this magnificent universe. Tagore beautifully described an affirmation of life with all its richness, mystery, and diversity. As the translator and author of the original book are the same so the translations are radical, involving certain modifications. The book includes profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse which influence the thoughts of readers. In this book, Tagore modernized Bengali art by spurning rigid classical forms and resisting linguistic strictures. ‘Gitanjali by Rabindranath Tagore’ is a perennial bestseller since it was first published in 1910 and a must-read book.
About the Author of ‘Gitanjali’:
Rabindranath Tagore was one of the most important writers of Indian literature in the 20th-century. He received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913 for his work in ‘Gitanjali’. Among his expansive and impressive work, the presented book is considered as one of his greatest achievements. Tagore was not only a poet but also a painter, dramatist any many more. His novels, stories, songs, dance-dramas, and essays spoke about his political and personal thoughts. Gora (Fair-Faced), and Ghare-Baire (The Home and the World) are the famous work of Tagore apart from ‘Gitanjali’. His two compositions were chosen as national anthems of India and Bangladesh.
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