Saturday, February 18, 2012

Kolkata botanical garden: 'An Interview With Rabindranath Tagore' where student plays both roles, Tagore Documentary by Satyajit Ray, Tagore's Poems

An Interview With Rabindranath Tagore ...

as a student project,

where the student plays both roles ...

Insightful ...

but where did Tagore's inspiration come from? ...

Gitanjali by Rabindranath Tagore -

may add to India subject at WUaS ...

and here, as well ~ ...


RABINDRANATH TAGORE (1961, Documentary) - by Satyajit Ray

Tagore was from Calcutta, in what is now India, and Bengali was his first language, I think.

"Gitanjali (Song Offerings), Gora (Fair-Faced), and Ghare-Baire (The Home and the World) are his best-known works, and his verse, short stories, and novels were acclaimed—or panned—for their lyricism, colloquialism, naturalism, and unnatural contemplation."


... Here's the Bengali / Bangla - - page at WUaS


Poems of Rabindranath Tagore ...


Lover's Gifts II: Come to My Garden Walk

by Rabindranath Tagore

Come to my garden walk, my love. Pass by the fervid flowers that
press themselves on your sight. Pass them by, stopping at some
chance joy, which like a sudden wonder of sunset illumines, yet
For lover's gift is shy, it never tells its name, it flits
across the shade, spreading a shiver of joy along the dust.
Overtake it or miss it for ever. But a gift that can be
grasped is merely a frail flower, or a lamp with flame that will


1 comment:

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