TAGORE A LIFE

TAGORE A LIFE

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Item Code: IDH022
Author: KRISHNA KRIPALANI
Publisher: National Book Trust, India
Language: English
Edition: 2008
ISBN: 9788123719597
Pages: 280 (B & W Illus:20)
Cover: Paperback
Other Details 8.4" X 5.4"
About the Author

Krishna Kripalani (1907 -1990), a freedom fighter, began his career as a teacher in Santiniketan. Between 1933 and1941 he worked in close association with Rabindranath Tagore and edited Visva-Bharati Quarterly, the journal started by Tagore. He was the first seceretary of Sahitya Akademi from 1954 to 1971. A nominated member of Rajya Sabha from 1974 to 1980, a Padmabhushan receipient, he was also the Chairman of National Book Modern Mahatma, Rabindranath Tagore: A Biography, Dwarakanath Tagore, Modern India: Rammohan Roy to Rabindranath Tagore are some of his important books.

CONTENTS

Ancestry1
A Wonder-Eyed Child11
Poet in the Bud23
The Hearts Jungle37
Groping51
Coming of Age65
Call of the Soil79
People's Bard97
Lone Pilgrim109
Encounter with the West122
Home and the World135
The Eagle-Sized Lark158
East and West177
Pilgrim-Ambassador189
Last Harvest204
The Sunset237
Bibliography267
Index269
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