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Tagore and His India

  • Sen, Amartya

    (Cambridge University)

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    Rabindranath Tagore, who died in 1941 at the age of eighty, is a towering figure in the millennium-old literature of Bengal. Anyone who becomes familiar with this large and flourishing tradition will be impressed by the power of Tagore's presence in Bangladesh and in India. His poetry as well as his novels, short stories, and essays are very widely read, and the songs he composed reverberate around the eastern part of India and throughout Bangladesh.

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    Paper provided by Nobel Prize Committee in its series Nobel Prize in Economics documents with number 1998-4.

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    Length: 1 pages
    Date of creation: 28 Aug 2001
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    Handle: RePEc:ris:nobelp:1998_004
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