Latest post: Tagore in the time of war 1913-1919 by Sneha Reddy

Ideas and influence of poet and Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore during the First World War Marking 100 years of Tagore's lectures, delivered in Japan and USA, published in 1917 under the title 'Nationalism? ?In wartime when the Czar of all Russia [has] lost his throne without a word and Kaiser's crown looks terribly insecure' that I should be drawn into politics does not in the least degree prove that politics of late has developed undreamt?of poetical qualities?it only shows that at present in India things have come to such a tangle that even a poet had to be requisitioned for the purpose of a mock fight in a political playground' -Rabindranath... read more