This unique collector’s edition of Gitanjali is adopted from the original manuscript from the Rothenstein Collection of Harvard University and contains thirty-five rare photographs collected from various archived sources along with the poet’s Nobel Prize acceptance speech. It is a definitive companion for every Tagore researchers, poetry lovers and collectors in general.
Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) was a Bengali poet, novelist, musician, painter and playwright. He is the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913. Though primarily recognized as a poet, Tagore also published novels, essays, short stories, travelogues, dramas, and thousands of songs. He is perhaps the only litterateur in the world who penned anthems of two countries-India and Bangladesh. He is the founder of Visva-Bharati University, one of India’s premier institutions.