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The Jewel That Is Best: Collected Brief Poems

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About the Book :When Rabindranath Tagore received the Nobel Prize for Literature in1913, it reinforced the power he had to touch readers across countries and cultures.The Jewel That Is Best comprises three volumes of Tagore’s poetry——‘Particles’ (Kan?ik?), ‘Jottings’ (Lekhan) and ‘Sparks’ (Sphuli?ga). The poems are quiet, philosophical observations that carry as much ...more
Hardcover, 203 pages
Published January 1st 2011 by Penguin Books India
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superb collection of Gurudev's poems. and jottings. translated nicely. still beautiful. Truely it is "Jewel That Is Best"
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Awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913 "because of his profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse, by which, with consummate skill, he has made his poetic thought, expressed in his own English words, a part of the literature of the West."

Tagore modernised Bengali art by spurning rigid classical forms and resisting linguistic strictures. His novels, stories, songs, dance-dramas, and ess
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