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This collection presents new translations of Tagore's provocative critical writings, cornerstones of modern Bengali criticism. The essays span his entire career and invoke his lifelong engagement with the central issues of criticism as well as literary theory and aesthetics.
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Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941), Nobel Laureate, is the most eminent modern Indian writer to have appeared on the world literary scene.
Sisir Kumar Das (1936-2003) was formerly Tagore Professor, Department of Modern Indian Languages and Literary Studies, University of Delhi.
Sukanta Chaudhuri is Professor of English at Jadavpur University, Kolkata.
Text: English (translation)
Original Language: Bengali
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Book Description Oxford University Press, New York, 2001. Hard Cover. Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. xvi (ii), 413 pp, gneeral editor's preface, a note on contributors, some basic terms and concepts with their renderings, list of b&w illustrations, introduction, The Essays, notes. The Oxford Tagore Translations: First Edition, 2001. "Tagore is one of the founders of modern Bengali critical thought, and among the most perceptive literary analysists in the language. The essays featured in this selection reveal his engagement with the central issues of criticism, as well as with literary theory and aesthetics." from the jacket flap. Not Price Clipped. Only the faintest wear to top fore-edge corner tip of rear panel dj. Faintly bumped top fore-edge corner tip of rear board, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Off-white cloth with glossy gilt lettering to spine. Size: Large 8vo. Seller Inventory # 004044
Book Description -Oxford University Press -, 2001. Oxford Tagore Translations. xvii+413 pages. Cloth. Very good in dustjacket. Seller Inventory # 11911