Kumar Chattopadhyay called Selections from Galpaguchchha is a collection of sixty-one of Tagores short stories broadly grouped under the themes of parting of. Tarashankar Bandyopadhyay (23 July – 14 September ) was one of the leading Bengali novelists. He wrote 65 novels, story-books, 12 plays. The works of Rabindranath Tagore consist of poems, novels, short stories, dramas, paintings, . Tagore's Galpaguchchha remains among the most popular fictional works in Bengali literature. Its continuing influence on Bengali art and culture.


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Selections from Galpaguchchha (In 3 Volumes)

Tarapada, a young Brahmin boy, catches a boat ride with a village zamindar. Galpaguchchha turns out that he has run away from his home and has been galpaguchchha around ever since.

The zamindar adopts him, and finally arranges a marriage to his own daughter. The night before the wedding Tarapada runs galpaguchchha again.

Strir Patra The letter from the wife was one of the earliest depictions in Bengali literature of bold emancipation of women. Mrinal is the wife of a typical Bengali middle class man. The letter, written while she is traveling which constitutes the whole storydescribes her petty life and struggles.

She finally galpaguchchha that she will not return to her patriarchical galpaguchchha, stating Amio bachbo.

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Ei bachlum "And I shall live. In Haimanti, Tagore galpaguchchha on the institution of Hindu marriage.

He describes the dismal lifelessness of Bengali women after they are married off, hypocrisies plaguing the Indian middle class, and how Haimanti, a sensitive young woman, must — due to her sensitiveness and free spirit — sacrifice her life. 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.

In Musalmanir Golpo, Tagore also examines Galpaguchchha Muslim tensions, which in many ways embodies the essence of Tagore's humanism.


On the other hand, Darpaharan exhibits Tagore's self-consciousness, describing a young man harboring literary ambitions. Galpaguchchha he loves his wife, he wishes to stifle her literary career, deeming it unfeminine.

Tagore himself, in his youth, seems to have harbored similar ideas about women.

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Darpaharan depicts galpaguchchha final humbling of the man via his acceptance of his wife's talents. Jibito o Mrito, as with many other Tagore stories, provides the Bengalis with one of their more widely used epigrams: Kadombini moriya proman korilo she more nai "Kadombini died, thereby proved that she hadn't".

Novels[ edit ] Among Tagore's works, his novels are among the least-acknowledged.

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Ghare Baire or The Home and the World, which was also released as the film by Satyajit Ray Ghare Baireexamines rising nationalistic feeling galpaguchchha Indians while warning of its dangers, clearly displaying Tagore's distrust of nationalism — especially when associated with a religious element.

In some sense, Gora shares the same theme, raising questions regarding the Indian identity. As with Ghare Baire, matters of self-identity, personal freedom, and religious belief are developed in the context of an involving family story and a love triangle.


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 galpaguchchha main character a poet. Nevertheless, it is also Tagore's most satirical novel, exhibiting post-modernist elements whereby several characters make gleeful attacks on the reputation of an old, outmoded, oppressively-renowned poet named Rabindranath Tagore.

Though his novels remain under-appreciated, they have recently been given new attention through many movie adaptations by such film directors as Satyajit RayTapan Sinha and Tarun Majumdar.

The recent among these is a version of Chokher Bali and Noukadubi galpaguchchha directed by Lt.