Rabindranath Tagore Image via writersmug. The fourteenth child and eighth son of Debendranath Tagore and Sarada Devi, he grew up surrounded by the artistic and intellectual pursuits of his elders.
Tagore was also a cultural reformerand modernized Bangali art. He made it possible to make art using different forms and styles. His father was Debendranath Tagore; his mother was Sarada Devi. Tagore was a Bengali Brahman by birth. His nickname was "Rab" or "Rabi. Inwhen he was 16, Tagore published his first large poetry collection.
Also when he was 16, he wrote his first short story and dramas. In Februaryat age 11, Tagore went with his father on a tour of India. The tour lastedfor many months. There he read biographies, and studied history, astronomy, modern science, and Sanskrit.
He also read works by Kalidas During this time, Tagore also composed many literary works. One of them was a long poem in a language called Maithili the language spoken by the people of Mithila, India.
Tagore wrote this poem in the style of Vidyapati, a famous poet who wrote in Maithili. InTagore went to London. He enrolled at a public school in BrightonEngland. He wanted to become a barrister. Later he studied at University College London.
But inafter Tagore did not do well in school, his father called him back from London. His father arranged a marriage for him with Mrinalini Devi, a girl who was ten years old child marriage prevailed at time of british rule. They got married on 9 December Together they had five children, but two died during childhood.
Tagore traveled across the vast estate. While traveling, he saw many poor people. Between —, he wrote many short stories about life in Bengal, especially rural life. Shantiniketan — Edit InTagore left Sheildah. He went to Shantiniketan West Bengal to build an ashram which is like a monastery in Indian religions.
In English"Shantiniketan" means "an abode [place] of peace. He planted many trees and built a beautiful garden. By this time, Tagore had started receiving monthly income as part of his inheritance.
He also started receiving some royalties for his literary works. He was very popular among readers of the Bengali language, as well as other people who knew his works through translations and reviews.
The Swedish Academy had selected him based on a small amount of his translated works, and his work of poems named Gitanjali: The British Crown gave Tagore a knighthood in However, he gave back the title in to protest the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre in Amritsar.
During this massacretroops of the British Raj killed people who had no weapons. InTagore and an agricultural economist named Leonard K. Tagore recruited many scholars and officials from many countries to help the Institute. Its goal was to use schooling to "free village[s] from He lectured on the evils of such practices, and also wrote many poems and dramas on these themes.
He also became an activist.Nov 18, · Lago, Mary M. Rabindranath Tagore. Boston: Twayne, This literary study concentrates on representative works by Tagore as a lyric poet and writer of short fiction. Home > Rabindranath Tagore - Biography Rabindranath Tagore - Biography Rabindranath Tagore () was the youngest son of Debendranath Tagore, a leader of the Brahmo Samaj, which was a new religious sect in nineteenth-century Bengal and which attempted a revival of the ultimate monistic basis of Hinduism as laid down in the Upanishads.
Short paragraph on Life of Rabindranath Tagore Category: Essays, Paragraphs and Articles, Famous and Great Personalities of India On August 27, By Anurag Roy India has never produced a poet like Rabindranath Tagore (also Rabindranath Thakur).
Rabindranath Tagore was born on 7th May, in Tagore family at Jorasanko, Kolkata. Rabindranath was a poet, a novelist, critic, short story writer, philosopher, educationist, scientists and social reformer.
Every branch of Bengali literature was highly enriched by his immortal contributions. Rabindranath Tagore - Biography Rabindranath Tagore () was the youngest son of Debendranath Tagore, a leader of the Brahmo Samaj, which was a new religious sect in nineteenth-century Bengal and which attempted a revival of the ultimate monistic basis of Hinduism as laid down in the Upanishads.
Rabindranath Tagore Essay 6 ( words) Rabindranath Tagore, a great Indian poet, was born on 7 th of May in at Calcutta, India to Debendranath Tagore and Sarada Devi. He was born in a rich and cultural Brahmin family.