The PostmasterSelected StoriesRabindranath Tagore
Rabindranath Tagore (7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941)1874 : first published poem , Abhilaash(Desire)1913 : Noble Prize in Liter...
Collection of 30 short stories translated byWilliam Radice   The Living and the Dead   The Postmaster   A Single Night   K...
 Rich with tradition, culture and literature Stirred different emotions; love, pain, deception, humanity, loss, yearn, a...
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    1. 1. The PostmasterSelected StoriesRabindranath Tagore
    2. 2. Rabindranath Tagore (7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941)1874 : first published poem , Abhilaash(Desire)1913 : Noble Prize in Literature for Gitanjali1915 : knighted by the ruling British Governmentfirst drama-opera : Valmiki Pratibha (The Genius of Valmiki)1921 : established Viswabharati UniversityMusic : Rabindrasangit , a collection of 2230 songsalso involved in art, theatre ,politics Author
    3. 3. Collection of 30 short stories translated byWilliam Radice The Living and the Dead The Postmaster A Single Night Kabuliwallah ………………………………………..and many more Contents
    4. 4.  Rich with tradition, culture and literature Stirred different emotions; love, pain, deception, humanity, loss, yearn, all being portrayed beautifully in one or the other story Raw Indian-ness depicting several walks of life and their trivialities is seen throughout Focus is always the human nature Reflects the contemporary life in rural and urban Bengal ,people, customs, social structure, turmoil, and relationships of the times in which they were written There is not a single happy story in the book, which makes Tagore seem like so much of. a pessimistNot being an absolute literary expert or critic, all I can say is, it was an absolute treat going through the pages of this collection Review
    5. 5. ThankYou

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