The Poetry of Rabindranath Tagore Audiobook, by Rabindranath Tagore Play Audiobook Sample

The Poetry of Rabindranath Tagore Audiobook

The Poetry of Rabindranath Tagore Audiobook, by Rabindranath Tagore Play Audiobook Sample
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Read By: Shyama Perera Publisher: Copyright Group Listen Time: at 1.0x Speed 0.50 hours at 1.5x Speed 0.38 hours at 2.0x Speed Release Date: February 2014 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781780001586

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Longest Chapter Length:

05:11 minutes

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06 seconds

Average Chapter Length:

01:05 minutes

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Rabindranath Tagore, known simply as Tagore, was a true Renaissance man, distinguishing himself as a gifted philosopher, social and political reformer, and popular author. His most famous poem, “Gitanjali”—extracts of which are recorded here—earned him the distinction of the first non-European writer to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913.

This selection of poems is read for you by Shyama Perera, a gifted journalist, broadcaster, and novelist.

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About Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore (1861–1941) was a Bengali polymath who reshaped the art of his culture. His novels, stories, songs, dance-dramas, and essays spoke to topics political and personal. His verse, short stories, and novels were acclaimed—or panned—for their lyricism, colloquialism, naturalism, and unnatural contemplation. His compositions were chosen by two nations as national anthems: India’s “Jana Gana Mana” and Bangladesh’s “Amar Shonar Bangla.” Tagore was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913 and knighted by the British Crown in 1915, though he later renounced this honor after the 1919 Amritsar massacre.

About Shyama Perera

Shyama Perera is an established print journalist and author of three well-received novels and a short history of contraception. Her essays and short stories are published in numerous anthologies. In recent years she has expressed her love of theater through membership of the Olivier Awards panel, and is a regular reviewer for the Archant group of newspapers. She runs a well-received reviews blog,Monkey Matters Theatre. Shyama has narrated several audiobooks of South Indian poetry.