2015 Reprint of 1916 American Edition. Full Facsimile of the original edition. Not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. In this collection of 103 poems, Rabindranath Tagore explores a variety of topics, from the pastoral to the divine. The verses are considered songs of devotion. Originally translated into English by W. B. Yeats in 1912, the pieces collected in "Gitanjali" earned Tagore the first Nobel Prize for Literature ever awarded to a non-European. This edition reprints the original edition reproducing the original format and typeset. Also contains an index of first words.
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When I first read this, I asked how it could be that I never had this suggested to me in any class. Of course because we tend to ignore authors who are not from Europe or America. I'd heard of Tagore, but his poetry blew me away. I keep coming back to this.