Tagore, Erstwhile Knight

Rabindranath Tagore, Indian philosopher and poet. Photo by Universal History Archive/Getty Images

In addition to being the first Asian Nobel laureate, the multitalented Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore was known for his political influence. In this episode, Sarah and Deblina trace the life of Tagore through his childhood to knighthood and beyond.

Topics in this Podcast: literary history, 20th century, 19th century, Indian history, biographies, poets