Rabindranath Tagore: The Evolution Of Indian English Literature

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Chapter :1 Introduction

Rabindranath Tagore was and will always remain a legend . The Indian Engliah Literature pertains to that part of the works by writers from India, who wrote in English language but their native languages could be one of the regional or indigenous language of India.
The evolution of Indian English literature evolved gradually in 1608 when Emperor Jahangir, in the court of the Mughals, had welcomed Captain William Hawkins, Commander of the British Naval Expedition Hector in a gallant manner. Though we know that at that time India was under the British rule still English was adopted by the Indians as a language of understanding and awareness, education and literary expression with an important means of communication amongst various people of dissimilar religions.
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Ranbindranath Tagore was born on 7th May,1861 in Calcutta, Bengal Presidency British, India and died on 7TH of August 1941 (aged 80) in Calcutta.
Tagore has written poems, short stories, novels in three languages Hindi, Bengali and English and many of his work have been translated as well. Rabindranath Tagore’s notable work were Gitanjali, Gora, Ghare-Baire, Jana Gana Mana, Ranbindra Sangeet, Amar Shonar Bangla, other works as well. One of the biggest award he received in his life was “Nobel Prize In Literature” in

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