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My Boyhood Days My Boyhood Days Chhelebela,is Tagore s second memoir of his childhood days, written when he was nearing eighty He describes, without a trace of self pity, the spartan life he had to lead under his father s instruction The sense of wonder and delight in the seemingly commonplace experiences of boyhood helped him become a great poet

About the Author: Rabindranath Tagore

Awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913 because of his profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse, by which, with consummate skill, he has made his poetic thought, expressed in his own English words, a part of the literature of the West Tagore modernised Bengali art by spurning rigid classical forms and resisting linguistic strictures His novels, stories, songs, dance dramas, and essays spoke to topics political and personal Gitanjali Song Offerings , Gora Fair Faced , and Ghare Baire The Home and the World are his best known works, and his verse, short stories, and novels were acclaimed or panned for their lyricism, colloquialism, naturalism, and unnatural contemplation His compositions were chosen by two nations as national anthems India s Jana Gana Mana and Bangladesh s Amar Shonar Bangla.The complete works of Rabindranath Tagore in the original Bengali are now available at these third party websites

10 thoughts on “My Boyhood Days

  1. Kavita Kavita says:

    Writing one year before he died, Tagore s reminiscences about his childhood come off as very nostalgic and evocative The youngest of thirteen children, Tagore was a much loved child, not only by his parents but by his elder brothers and sisters He also made a very close friend in his sister in law, Kadambari Devi, as they were pretty much children together I loved how Tagore

  2. Mantra Mantra says:

    This reminiscence by Tagore of his boyhood days when Calcutta was an emerging metropolis and capital of British India takes us to a Calcutta whose streets used to be lit up by gas lamps, where horse carriages took the elite around, which housed dreams of better lives for those on the outskirts Both is Bengali and in English, Tagore s writing characteristically shows a depth of

  3. Gautham Gautham says:

    Tagore s reminiscence of his early childhood days really comes to picture in this book He has savored various instances of his boyhood like schooling, life with his family, his imaginative play and manyduring his reminiscence As he himself describes, the way of the world has entirely changed from those times, in his real time the people not even had the time to take a restful na

  4. Pallavi Deshpande Pallavi Deshpande says:

    This book is an autobiographical writing by Tagore His childhood in Kolkatta I am a big fan of Bengali literature so I was expecting a lotfrom this book since this is my first proper reading of Tagore I think it is the translation from Bengali to English Perhaps the translator was unable to do justice to his writing But I was bowled over the introduction written by Amartya Sen abo

  5. Devina Dutta Devina Dutta says:

    An informative and enjoyable read about one of the greatest poets of India Loved reading about the various bengali traditions and and happenings in the 1800s The various late evening plays, the naughty pranks and the many strollings under the mango trees in the garden, all provided an overall fun reading A few parts could have been edited to avoid making this account dull at time bu

  6. Rishit Rishit says:

    In My Boyhood Days , the legendary author and poet Rabindranath Tagore narratesthe journey of his adolescent age This was Tagore s second memoir, after Jeevansmriti He describes in the book how was his life during his adolescence, how was his family, how was the environment, how they were financially and things like that.Recommended to all fans and followers of Rabindranath Tagore and

  7. Madhvi Madhvi says:

    When poetry is in your blood since childhood , no doubt you get noble for that afterwards These are basically memoirs of childhood and teenage days of Tagore They let us travel to city of joy during late 19the century Beautiful is very shallow word for anything created by Gurudev

  8. Poonam Poonam says:

    Good book It gives idea about the life which laid foundation for the Rabindranath Tagore How he was during childhood and also about those days lifestyle.

  9. Prateek Prateek says:

    The autobiographic account of childhood of one of the most celebrated poets of our times The poetic instinct and lyrical flow is evident in the entire reading A short book to read and preserve.

  10. Aruna Kumar Gadepalli Aruna Kumar Gadepalli says:

    Easy and quick read This book deals with Rabindranath Tagore s life till 17th year before going to England for studies.

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