'Sishu' is the literary work of which Indian author?

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Rahul Roi asked 01-May-2019 in Books & Novels by Rahul Roi

'Sishu' is the literary work of which Indian author?

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Anonymous User answered 07-May-2019 by Anonymous User

“Sishu” is the literary work of “Rabindranath Tagore”, the famous Indian Author. The literary work was published by him in the year 1903. Its English translation has been known as ‘Child’.



Many of Tagore’s writing was translated not only in English but also in other languages as well. As well as, the books have been multiple times translated by different writers with different names as well. However, not all his translations were of the same quality. He was a man known with various names like Gurudev, Kabiguru, and Biswakabi. He was a personality filled with talent a writer, a poet, a musician, an artist, a composer, a painter who belongs to India from Kolkata.

He was a British Indian, such that, he was born at Calcutta in British India. He even had a Pen Name for his numerous writings i.e. Bhanu Singh Thakur or 'Bhonita'. He is responsible for reshaping the Bengali Literature and Music, Indian Art with the Modernization effect of late 19th and early 20th Century.

He was the one who denounced the British Raj and voiced for India’s Independence from British. He was the youngest and the 13th survived child of his parents. His father wants him to be a Barrister, so he completed his degree from the University College of London. But eventually, he opted Independent Study of Shakespeare Plays. After returning to Bengal he regularly published many novels, poems, and stories. All these literary contributions made him famous but in return gets little National acclamation for his writings. Still, he became the first Non-European who won Nobel Prize in Literature in the year 1913. As well as, his writing ‘Gitanjali’ gets huge acclamation as it is very sensitive, fresh, and beautifully narrated story. However, his magnificent writing is not only liked in the country but also receives International acclamation too. He was also referred to as ‘the Bard of the Bengal’ for his skills and writing abilities.