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Rabindranath Tagore’s works to be made available online in English

Celebrated Bengali poet and author Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore’s works are going to be made available online in English by a leading publishing house on the occasion of his 150th birthday celebrations which fell on 7th May this year. He has done outstanding literary contribution encompassing verses, songs, dramas, essays, novels and dance dramas. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1913 for ‘Gitanjali’ a collection of poems which was cited as ‘profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse’ by the Nobel committee.

Affectionately called ‘Gurudev’, some of Rabindranath Tagore’s works that would be made available online in English include an anthology ‘Jewel that is best’, Ketaki Kushari Dyson’s compilation of Tagore’s poems, novels like ‘Farewell Song’, ‘Gora’, ‘Home and the world’, besides collection of documented essays, famous quotes and speeches and of course ‘Gitanjali’. It would definitely be a treat to Tagore’s lovers spread across the world who have little knowledge of the Bengali language.

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