Part of 'The Oxford Tagore Translations' series, a prestigious project undertaken by Oxford University Press in collaboration with Visva-Bharati, the four volumes comprising the set present a rich selection of Rabindranath Tagore's poems, essays, short stories, and writings for children.Selected Poems includes 150 poems, which cover the entire span of Tagore's life and illustrate his work in many significant genres and forms. They offer a representative range of Tagore's output in the field of poetry, which was the primary marker of his identity. Selected Writings on Literature and Language includes essays that engage with the central issues of criticism, literary theory, and aesthetics. Selected Short Stories presents a selection of writings from Tagore's vast corpus of short stories that weave together myths, fairy tales, and modern day fables. Selected Writings for Children presents a delightful selection of Tagore's nonsense poetry, short plays and sketches, short stories, chatty tales, and the fantastic world of 'That Man'-which draw on emotions ranging from the comic to the tragic.Each of the four volumes comes with a detailed introduction and extensive notes.