Gitanjali by Rabindranath Tagore

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Book Name: Gitanjali

Writer: Rabindranath Tagore

Pages: 211 & 123

Size: 4.55 MB & 1.43 MB

Gitanjali is a poetry book written by Rabindranath Tagore. A total of 157 poems in this book have been compiled. Poems are Brahma-vivacious devotional works. In most of his poems, Rabindranath surrendered himself. These poems were published in various newspapers in 1908-09. Then in 1910 Gitanjaliika was published.

In the year 1912, the text of Rabindranath’s Song Offerings was published. In it, Rabindranath himself translated and published some of the poems of Gitanjali and other contemporary poetry. In 1913 Rabindranath won the Nobel Prize for Literature for English poetry.

Kolkata’s Metropolitan Nakatala station was named after “Gitanjali Metro Station” on the occasion of the centenary of Gitanjali in 2010.

In 1908, Rabindranath Tagore went to Shilaidaha. After the holidays, there was a continuous five months in Santiniketan. During this time, he wrote his famous Santiniketan article. He went to Shilaidah for some time in the monsoon and autumn next year. Jorasanko Thakur Bariikatan in Calcutta for some time back. Gitanjali poems and songs are composed in Shilaidah, Santiniketan and Calcutta. It is known that Rabindranath was a strict neuroscience at this time. He strictly adhered to the order of managing the monastery of Debendranath Tagore. Even when the doctor advised me to take meat during the illness, he did not listen to it.

Regarding writing Gitanjali poetry, Rabindra-researcher Sukumar Sen wrote:

At the time of ‘Durga’ and ‘Ferry’ songs were written. In the meanwhile (mid-1314) [Shamindranath Tagore (1896-1907)), the youngest son of the sudden death of the constitution has become disturbed like a few days. Then the encouragement of the Sankasaras was encouraged by one of the great devotees. His main manifestation was in Gitanjali (1317).

Nobel Prize received:

In 1913 he received the Nobel Prize for Literature for this book. English writer and member of the Royal Society, Stage Moore nominated Rabindranath for the Nobel Prize. This nomination surprised the Swedish academy. However, the academy members of the academy were passionate about Rabindranath Tagore. Rabindranath’s main opponent was French writer Emil Phag. But another academy member Verner Lawn Heidenstom gave strong and written speeches on behalf of Rabindranath that all doubts were ended and the decision to award the Nobel Prize to Rabindranath was taken. On 10 November 1913, the Nobel was declared in literature. The next day the news was printed in England’s newspapers; But it reached Calcutta late. On the evening of 15 November, the news came to the news that Rabindranath was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. With the help of Gitanjali (1912), the translation of some of the little Rabindra Charans who were known in the Western readership was appreciated by the Swedish Academy, who praised them in the declaration of the prize.

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