Gitanjali -An eternal soothing anthology of poems from the most respected poet of all times-Rabindranath Tagore. The word Gitanjali is composed from the words “geet”, song, and “anjali”, offering, ultimately meaning – “An offering of songs”. But the title is again interpreted as “prayer offering of song” as the word anjali has a strong devotional connotation. The work was originally written in Bengal but later translated to English. The anthology consists of 103 English poems of Tagore’s own English translations. The English Gitanjali became very famous in the West, and was widely translated.
DC Books published it first in 2001.Its second edition is released.
Rabindranath Tagore was a Bengali polymath who reshaped Bengali literature and music, as well as Indian art with Contextual Modernism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Author of Gitanjali and its “profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse”, he became the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913.