Of Tagore, Reznikoff and Brevity

by Aurogeeta Das In my previous post, I used the word ‘aphorism’ to describe Tagore’s poetry in Stray Birds. Before I continue my exploration...

Tagore’s Birds

We are happy to present a new contribution from Aurogeeta Das which is now available in our Features section. It picks out a few words...

Lost Time

by Nuala Dalton When I saw the call for artists by the Tagore centre, I was not long back from my first and long...

What Constitutes a Bird Form?

Aurogeeta Das As I’ve stated in my previous blogpost, Tagore’s birds tend to be fantastical rather than real; sometimes they are even chimeric (chimera:...

Walking the Tightrope

Tagore’s Negotiation of Identity and Image by Aurogeeta Das  This post highlights some key points in Rustom Bharucha’s lecture at InIVA London on the relationship...

Tagore the Deep Ecologist

Much has been made of Tagore as an ecological poet or a poet of nature. However his vision was far from one-dimensional. In a...

Behind the Beard

Here’s another contribution to our Features section. A short extract from Sahitya Akademi’s 1961 publication on Tagore. It follows on nicely from Matthew Pritchard’s...