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Rabindranath Tagore was born on May 7, 1861 in Calcutta, India. He attended University College, at London for one year before being called back to India by his father in 1880. During the first 51 years of his life, he achieved some success in the Calcutta area of India with his many stories, songs, and plays. His short stories were published monthly in a friend's magazine and he played the lead role in a few of the public performances of his plays. While returning to England in 1912, he began translating his latest selections of poems, Gitanjali, into English. It was published in September 1912 in a limited edition by the India Society in London. In 1913, he received the Nobel Prize for literature. He was the first non-westerner to receive the honor. In 1915, he was knighted by King George V, but Tagore renounced his knighthood in 1919 following the Amritsar massacre of 400 Indian demonstrators by British troops. He primarily worked in Bengali, but after his success with Gitanjali, he translated many of his other works into English. He wrote over one thousand poems; eight volumes of short stories; almost two dozen plays and play-lets; eight novels; and many books and essays on philosophy, religion, education and social topics. He also composed more than two thousand songs, both the music and lyrics. Two of them became the national anthems of India and Bangladesh. He died on August 7, 1941 at the age of 80. (Bowker Author Biography)
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name sometimes spelled Rabindranath Thakur.

Gitanjali 1,175 copies, 17 reviews
The Home and the World 587 copies, 11 reviews
Selected Poems 267 copies, 1 review
Gora 211 copies, 4 reviews
Sadhana 194 copies, 4 reviews
Fireflies 185 copies, 1 review
The Gardener 184 copies, 6 reviews
Nationalism 137 copies, 2 reviews
Stray Birds 127 copies, 1 review
The Crescent Moon 114 copies, 2 reviews
The Post Office 105 copies, 3 reviews
Grain of Sand (Chokher Bali) 98 copies, 1 review
A Tagore Reader 91 copies, 1 review
Mijn ziel antwoordt in muziek 55 copies, 1 review
My Reminiscences 53 copies, 1 review
Chitra 47 copies, 1 review
Fruit-Gathering 46 copies, 1 review
The King of the Dark Chamber 45 copies, 1 review
Stories from Tagore 36 copies, 1 review
Obra selecta de Tagore 29 copies, 1 review
The Fugitive 29 copies, 1 review
Poesie d'amore 27 copies
Personality 26 copies
The Wreck 25 copies
Lipika 25 copies, 1 review
Farewell Song 23 copies
Quartet 23 copies
Boyhood Days 23 copies
De riviertrap 22 copies
La cosecha 21 copies, 2 reviews
Creative Unity 20 copies
He (Shey) 20 copies
Kabuliwallah: Stories 20 copies, 1 review
5 Indian Masters (Contributor) 15 copies
Binodini: A Novel 15 copies, 1 review
Obra escojida 14 copies, 1 review
Poesie 14 copies
Red Oleanders 12 copies
Canti e poesie 11 copies
Sacrifice and Other Plays 11 copies, 1 review
La barca d'oro 11 copies
Two Sisters 10 copies
Gradinar 9 copies
Recuerdos 9 copies
Paper Boats 8 copies
Broken Ties 7 copies
Cien poemas de Kabir 7 copies, 1 review
Three Women 6 copies
A quatre voix 6 copies
58 poesie 5 copies
Il vagabondo 5 copies
The Waterfall 5 copies
A quel tempo 5 copies
Crossing 5 copies
El asceta. El rey y la reina 5 copies, 1 review
Aednik 5 copies, 1 review
Mashi 5 copies
Poems 4 copies
Zahradník 4 copies
Golpo Guchho 4 copies
Chârulatâ 4 copies
Sacrifice 4 copies
The Crown 4 copies
La Morada De La Paz 4 copies, 1 review
Kumudini 4 copies, 1 review
El naufragio 3 copies
Balaka 3 copies
Scintille 3 copies
Gitandžali 3 copies
The Cabuliwallah 2 copies, 1 review
Amal et la lettre du roi 2 copies, 1 review
Sanchayita 2 copies
The Last Poem 2 copies
UHRILAULUJA 2 copies, 1 review
PUUTARHURI 2 copies
La religion du poète 2 copies, 1 review
Sacrificio Tránsito 2 copies, 1 review
Short Stories 2 copies
Gāju putni 2 copies
Greater India 2 copies
Four Chapters 2 copies
秘密财宝 2 copies
Souvenirs 2 copies, 1 review
Frugthøsten 2 copies
The child 2 copies
Mälestused 2 copies
Mina minnen 2 copies
Hedelmätarha 2 copies
Rahvuslus 2 copies
Skeppsbrottet 2 copies
Meditaciones 2 copies
Sissu 2 copies
Brodolom 2 copies
O naufrágio 2 copies
El camino espiritual 2 copies, 1 review
Obra Escojida 2 copies
Malini 2 copies
Œuvres 1 copy
Wreck 1 copy
pesme 1 copy
Doch Ganga 1 copy
Laulupalvelus 1 copy, 1 review
Rozbicie 1 copy
Punishment 1 copy
Obras Escogida I 1 copy, 1 review
10. Anondo Lokay 1 copy, 1 review
Nauka Dubi 1 copy
El rey 1 copy
The Weird: A Compendium of Strange and Dark Stories (Contributor) 691 copies, 19 reviews
Songs of Kabîr (Translator, some editions) 269 copies, 4 reviews
A World of Great Stories 236 copies, 4 reviews
The Big Book of Classic Fantasy (Contributor) 118 copies, 3 reviews
Great Stories by Nobel Prize Winners (Contributor) 58 copies, 1 review
Vedanta for Modern Man (Contributor, some editions) 45 copies, 1 review
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