When he was 20 years old, he not only did pen the drama ‘Valmiki Pratibha’, but also played the titular character. In the last passage, Tagore directly attacks the Hindu custom of glorifying Sita's attempted self-immolation as a means of appeasing her husband Rama's doubts (as depicted in the epic Ramayana). মহাকবি, তোমার পায়ে  Another play, written in 1912, Dak Ghar (The Post Office), describes the child Amal defying his stuffy and puerile confines by ultimately "fall[ing] asleep", hinting his physical death. It turns out that he has run away from his home and has been wandering around ever since. Mrinal is the wife of a typical Bengali middle-class man. Shesher Kobita (translated twice, as Last Poem and as Farewell Song) is his most lyrical novel, containing as it does poems and rhythmic passages written by the main character (a poet). . পিছন-পানে তাকাই যদি কভু। Strir Patra (The letter from the wife) was one of the earliest depictions in Bengali literature of bold emancipation of women. মুখর ঝংকার। ', Tagore's poetic style, which proceeds from a lineage established by 15th- and 16th-century Vaishnava poets, ranges from classical formalism to the comic, visionary, and ecstatic. The letter, written while she is traveling (which constitutes the whole story), describes her petty life and struggles. , but the meaning is less intellectual, more emotional and simple. While shot very aesthetically and … দিনের তাপে রৌদ্রজ্বালায় শুকায় মালা পূজার থালায়, Musical drama: 1888: Mayar Khela: The Play of Illusions; Drama: 1889: Raja o Rani: King and Queen; Drama: 1890: Visarjan (or Bisarjan; adaptation of Rajarishi) Sacrifice; Poetry: 1890: Manasi: The Heart's Desire; Mental Images; Lecture: 1890: Mantri Abhisek: Lecture on Lord Cross's India Bill; Travelogue: 1891: Europe Jatrir Diary (part I) Diary of a traveller to Europe সেই ম্লানতা ক্ষমা করো, ক্ষমা করো, ক্ষমা করো প্রভু॥. Klanti amar khôma kôro probhu, Its continuing influence on Bengali art and culture cannot be overstated; to this day, it remains a point of cultural reference, and has furnished subject matter for numerous successful films and theatrical plays, and its characters are among the most well known to Bengalis. In it the pandit Valmiki overcomes his sins, is blessed by Saraswati, and compiles the Rāmāyana. Only let me make my life simple and straight,  In particular, such stories as "Kabuliwala" ("The Fruitseller from Kabul", published in 1892), "Kshudita Pashan" ("The Hungry Stones") (August 1895), and "Atottju"("The Runaway", 1895) typified this analytic focus on the downtrodden. (tr. Tomar kôtha đhake je tar mukhôro jhôngkar. He reshaped Bengali literature and music, as well as Indian art with Contextual Modernism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Tagore's literary reputation is disproportionately influenced very much by regard for his poetry; however, he also wrote novels, essays, short stories, travelogues, dramas, and thousands of songs. Among Tagore's notable non-fiction books are Europe Jatrir Patro ("Letters from Europe") and Manusher Dhormo ("The Religion of Man").  It is an adaptation of Rajarshi, an earlier novella of his.  Yet about nine-tenths of his work was not bhanga gaan, the body of tunes revamped with "fresh value" from select Western, Hindustani, Bengali folk and other regional flavours "external" to Tagore's own ancestral culture. মিলনেতে আড়াল করে, Visit page. Needless to say, the pictures are not intended for any salon in Paris, they cause me not the least suspicion that the national gallery of any country will suddenly decide to raise taxes to acquire them. He attempts to distill the sense of longing felt by those long trapped in the mundane and hardscrabble confines of Indian urban life, giving play to dreams of a different existence in the distant and wild mountains: "There were autumn mornings, the time of year when kings of old went forth to conquest; and I, never stirring from my little corner in Calcutta, would let my mind wander over the whole world. between thee and me; their jingling would drown thy whispers. The second movement of Jonathan Harvey's "One Evening" (1994) sets an excerpt beginning "As I was watching the sunrise ..." from a letter of Tagore's, this composer having previously chosen a text by the poet for his piece "Song Offerings" (1985). Tagore typically associated his earliest stories (such as those of the "Sadhana" period) with an exuberance of vitality and spontaneity; these characteristics were intimately connected with Tagore's life in the common villages of, among others, Patisar, Shajadpur, and Shilaida while managing the Tagore family's vast landholdings. It was commissioned by the Ministry of Culture, India and organized with NGMA Delhi as the nodal agency.