About the BookIf poetry is best of words, best of thoughts and best imagination, arranged in the best possible form and order of expression, Rabindranath Tagore: Convalescence and Selected Songs fulfils all these prerequisites and is enriched with excellence and recrystallization. It is a serene assortment of the vision of life and experience adroitly portrayed with superb craftsmanship in poignance and perfection. An incomparable pointer to reassess the macabre and marooned humanism from which the much mesmerized technocracy-doped modernity suffers, the poems of Convalescence and Selected Songs harp on the tunes of association with the All Serene by being christened anew in the cathedral of consciousness.
The songs of Tagore spring forth from the heartland of humanism with all their finest forms of efflorescence. The revered reader will certainly encounter a rare and rewarded world of unison of sensibilities.
An unparalleled and lifelong companion.About the Author/sMohit Chakrabarti has been teaching English and Education at Visva-Bharati University in Santiniketan.
The recipient of National Award as a teacher-educator, Mr. Chakrabarti is a critic, reviewer and a poet, who regularly contributes to the journals published in India and abroad.
He is a member of the International Council of Education for Teaching (ICET), Airlington, Virginia, U.S.A. and has proved himself as a significant participant by his presentation of papers at The World Assembly of Teacher Educators, University of West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica in July 1986; First International Conference on ‘Literature in Translation’, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India; and First International Symposium on ‘India and World Literature’, University of Delhi, Delhi, India. The books authored by him include Philosophy of Education of Rabindranath Tagore; Rabindranath Tagore : Diverse Dimensions; Gandhian Aesthetics; Swami Vivekananda : A Study on Aesthetics; Songs Eternal : A Hundred Songs of Rabindranath Tagore; Rabindranath Tagore : Songs of Love and Gandhian Mysticism.