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Chitra

-By Rabindranath Tagore
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    Chitra (1913), a lyrical drama, is the translation of Chitrangada (1892). It is based on a story from Mahabharata. The English translation, in Edward Thompson's words, presents 'an interesting study of Tagore's method and is the best example of his insight into another language…' One of India's most cherished renaissance figures, Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) put India on the literary map of the world when his Gitanjali was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913. Myriad-minded, he was a poet, short story writer, novelist, dramatist, essayist, painter and composer of songs. His worldwide acclaim as a social, political, religious and aesthetic thinker, innovator in education and a champion of the 'One World' idea makes him a living presence. read less...

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    ISBN-13 9788171677795
    Publisher Rupa & Co
    Imprint Rupa & Co
    Number of Pages 49
    Publication Date 01042002
    Language English
    Binding Hard Cover

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