Ranjan Sen


Tagore and Freedom: Language by Ranjan Sen

One of the most striking illustrations of the theme of Tagore and Freedom is his linguistic innovation. Tagore was a pioneer in spurning rigid classical forms in Bengali arts, and nowhere is this more evident than in his creative exploration of the Bengali language. He is credited with inventing, at a very early age, the Bengali-language short story genre, and he promoted the use of colloquial language throughout his literature, in poems, plays and songs. Read more