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Celebrating Tagore's Birthday at Shakespeare's Birthplace

A Special Tagore Anniversary

We are pleased to post the following by Tagore specialist Obhi Chatterjee: 7 May was the 152nd anniversary of the birth of the Bengali creative genius and philosopher Rabindranath Tagore. This year is also the centenary of Tagore winning the Nobel Prize for Literature. We celebrated the occasion at Shakespeare’s Birthplace on Saturday afternoon, two […]

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Celebrating Tagore at Shakespeare’s Birthplace

In early May every year we gather in the garden of Shakespeare’s birthplace to honour the birthday of another great poet, Rabindranath Tagore, whose bust sits proudly in the corner of the garden.  This tradition has been kept alive by Jayanta and Obhi Chatterjee accompanied by Kaberi Chatterjee.  This year we were marking the 100th […]

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Much Ado About Tagore

Last week I had the chance to spend some time with Shahidul Mamun from Bangladesh.  As well as teaching A-Level English Literature, Shahidul also finds time to translate literary works into Bengali.  He has worked for a number of years as a drama consultant for the Dhaka-based theatre company Prachyanat (http://prachyanat.wordpress.com/contents/) and this year the […]

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