Krishna Dutta, who was born in Calcutta, has lived for many years in London, where she works as a teacher. Andrew Robinson is the literary editor of The Times Higher Education Supplement. He is the author of Satyajit Ray: The Inner Eye and The Art of Rabindranath Tagore. Together they have written Rabindranath Tagore: the Myriad-Minded Man (St. Martins' Press, 1996) and are the editors of Selected Letters of Rabindranath Tagore (1997). They have also co-translated Tagore's The Post Office (St. Martin's Press, 1996).
"The entire breadth of [Tagore's] richly hued oeuvre is showcased in all its emotional resonance and artistic greatness. Reading Tagore is not only illuminating but deeply moving." --Donna Seaman "In common with thousands of his countrymen I owe much to one who by his poetic genius and singular purity of life has raised India in the estimation of the world." --Mahatma Gandhi "The entire Indian civilization spoke through poetic wisdom of Rabindranath Tagore." --Deepak Chopra "[Tagore's] lyrics...display in their thought a world I have dreamed of all my life long." --W.B. Yeats "Tagore, who was a great master of words, seems to me have spoken about language, and its connection with social and political life, with accurate insight, and what he said has great interest for us today." --Isaiah Berlin