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Broken Nest and Other Stories

 

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Broken Nest and Other Stories


by Rabindranath Tagore (Author)
Sharmistha Mohanty (Translator)

 

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ISBN: 9788189975630

 

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This selection of Rabindranath Tagore's stories exemplifies his remarkable ability to enter the complexities of human relationships.


Within seemingly simple plots, Tagore portrays with extraordinary compassion and lyricism the predicament of women in traditional Bengali contexts, moving from the loneliness of an intelligent, beautiful woman neglected by her husband in the Nobel Laureate's acclaimed novella Broken Nest, to the powerlessness of a young girl whose prized possession is taken away in Notebook, from the casual abandonment of an orphan in Postmaster, to a girl robbed of her childhood in The Ghat's Tale. Powerful, brilliant and astute, the novella and three short stories included in this collection - translated here by acclaimed fiction writer Sharmistha Mohanty, who has brought into English the music of Tagore's narratives - are Tagore's finest prose works.


 

ISBN 8189975633
ISBN13 9788189975630
Publisher Westland Books Pvt Ltd
Format Paperback
Publication date 01/12/2009
Pages 132
Weight (grammes) 100
Published in India
Height (mm) 178
Width (mm) 114