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A Cherished Acquaintance

Novelist, critic, musician Amit Chaudhuri on the work and influence of Bengali polymath Rabindranath Tagore.

The Indian novelist, critic, musician and Professor of Contemporary Literature at the University of East Anglia, Amit Chaudhuri presents five essays on the creative work of Bengali polymath Rabindranath Tagore on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of his birth. Chaudhuri explores the work, influence and the legacy of one of India's most revered artists and reflects on how Tagore's work provides an appreciation and an understanding of the Bengali intellectual and creative sensibility.
With readings by John Hug.

15 minutes

Last on

Mon 30 Jan 2012 22:45


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