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  • Kolkata has been home to luminaries such as Rabindranath Tagore, Ronald Ross, Subhas Chandra Bose,

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  • Similarly, the poetic words of Rabindranath Tagore allow thought to stretch beyond the dominating systems of the world, in this case discussing the educational ideal of the kind lamented in 'They Schools', "The educational institution...has primarily for its object the constant pursuit of truth...it must not be a dead cage in which living minds are fed with food artificially prepared" to prop up existing myths.

    Rick Holland: Top 10 Aural and Poetic Delights

  • The orphanage is putting on a play, The Post Office, by Indian playwright and poet Rabindranath Tagore, about a little boy who dies.

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  • To cap off the celebratory year, India's ministry of culture, the National Gallery of Modern Art in New Delhi and the Asia Society in September launched "Rabindranath Tagore: The Last Harvest," an exhibition of his art work in New York.

    Following the Tagore Trail

  • Rabindranath Tagore had just translated his collection "Gitanjali," or song offerings, and Yeats was enthralled.

    Following the Tagore Trail

  • India's poetic genius Rabindranath Tagore was also a prolific painter.

    Following the Tagore Trail

  • Though West Bengal has a proud heritage, having produced great Indian cultural and intellectual icons including literary giant Rabindranath Tagore and Nobel Prize-winning economist Amartya Sen, it is increasingly regarded as one of India's economic backwaters, a region that has missed out on an era of industrialization and modernization.

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  • Ian Jack, in a stimulating article on Rabindranath Tagore Report, 9 May, asks: Is his poetry any good?

    Letters: Bengali poet who will not be lost in translation

  • I recently met Manav Sachdeva Maasoom at a Chinese-Indian book reading in Manhattan story and he presented me with a copy of his beautiful hardback tribute to Emily Dickinson, Antonio Porchia, and Rabindranath Tagore that I did not have a chance to read until a lazy Sunday morning in Haiti.

    Jim Luce: Exploring the World and Self, Poetically, Through The Sufi's Garland

  • Rahman's a formidable jazz pianist in post-Herbie Hancock territory, but she's also devoted to the lyricism of traditional songs, inspired on this set by both Irish folk music and the work of Bengali legend Rabindranath Tagore.

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