Sunday, October 2, 2011 | Categories: Episodes |
This week, an icon from India. Rabindranath Tagore wrote in virtually every literary genre, and he was also an accomplished painter. In 1913, Rabindranath Tagore was the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize for Literature.
To celebrate the 150th anniversary of his birth, Eleanor Wachtel speaks with literary scholar Uma Dasgupta and American philosopher Martha Nussbaum.
Music to close the show:
RABINDRANATH TAGORE : COMPOSER AND WRITER
PERFORMER: SANGHAMITRA CHATTERJEE
GARRY DIAL & TERRE ROCHE: US AN'THEM
JUST DIAL ROCHE MSD 7839 Track 09