Author:Martin Kämpchen (Ed.)

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Gitanjali Reborn: William Radice’s Writings on Rabindranath Tagore

By: Martin Kämpchen (Ed.)

Price: $27.35

Publisher: New Delhi, Orient BlackSwan: 2017

Seller ID: 1202388

ISBN: 9789383166152

Condition: New


About the Book After his path-breaking translation of Tagore?s poems in 1985, Radice evolved into an ambassador of the poet in the Western world. He also translated Tagore?s short stories and brief poems, and finally translated Gitanjali afresh, restoring Tagore?s original English manuscript. W.B. Yeats had, in his attempt to edit them, seriously tampered with many Gitanjali poems. From 2011 to 2013, when the poet?s 150th birth anniversary was celebrated, Radice went from city to city in Asia, Europe and North America to advocate Rabindranath?s importance as a poet and what he means to him. Ra... View more info