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Creative Ideal and Other Essays

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ISBN-10: 1492882240

ISBN-13: 9781492882244

Edition: N/A

Authors: Rabindranath Tagore

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The consciousness of personality, which is the consciousness of unity in ourselves, becomesprominently distinct when coloured by joy or sorrow, or some other emotion. It is like the sky,which is visible because it is blue, and which takes different aspect with the change of colours. Inthe creation of art, therefore, the energy of an emotional ideal is necessary; as its unity is not likethat of a crystal, passive and inert, but actively expressive
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Book details

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 10/3/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 84
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.19" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English

Rabindranath Tagore was born May 7, 1861 in Calcutta, India into a wealthy Brahmin family. Tagore received his education at home. He was taught in Bengali, with English lessons in the afternoon. Tagore spent a brief time at St. Xavier's Jesuit school, but found the conventional system of education uncongenial. In 1879, he enrolled at University College, at London, but was called back by his father to return to India in 1880. During the first 51 years of his life, he achieved some success in the Calcutta area of India where he was born and raised with his many stories, songs and plays. His short stories were published monthly in a friend's magazine and he even played the lead role in a few…