Rabindranath Tagore | Literature Criticism Critical Review by Reginald R. Buckley

This literature criticism consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis & critique of Rabindranath Tagore.
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Critical Review by Reginald R. Buckley

SOURCE: A review of Hungry Stones, in Bookman, Vol. 50, December, 1916, pp. 6–7.

In the following excerpt, Buckley offers a favorable assessment of Hungry Stones.

To turn from the poems of Tagore to his stories is to descend from the mountain, with its shadow of Infinity and its peak of solitude, to the valleys and habitations of men.

Hungry Stones, which gives its name to the volume, has its touch of horror—a hint of the quality of De Quincey when he gave his mind to make our flesh creep. But there is something far finer in “The Victory,” which is translated by the author himself. The subject is the old tournament of song, common to Provence, to Tannhauser's Germany, and to the Eistedfoddau of modern Wales. These bardic contests were known also to the Indian...

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This section contains 703 words
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Buy the Critical Review by Reginald R. Buckley