Rabindranath Tagore’s 150th birth anniversary
will be on May 6. A Bengali poet he was. He was no ordinary Bengali
poet but a visionary poet. Such a visionary he was, as to be so
inspired that he could integrate the arts and the human spirit with
ecology, economy and also political and social change.
The elegy and its many faces
[Part 3 ]
Last week I discussed the reach and significance
of four of the most well-known English elegies pointing out the
complex ways in which they served to expand this poetic genre.