Étagère was himself an influential Bengali and member of the Brahms Assam. Although very wealthy he had an underlying spirituality, qualities which to a large extent were Inherited by his youngest son Arbitrating. As a young boy Arbitrating Étagère was asked to sing by his father. Defendant was so impressed with the soulfulness of his singing that he credited his son with a valuable gift. Arbitrating wrote his first poem at the age of 6 and as a young boy studied the classical poetry of Salinas.
He also studied the Pinheads, languages and modern sciences. In 1878 he traveled to England in the hope of becoming a barrister. However In 1880 he left university College London and returned to India because his father had arranged his marriage to Marginally Devil. Thus Étagère returned home to get married and look after his families estates. This enabled a productive period of writing poetry, plays and short stories. In 1901 Étagère moved to Assassinates (West Bengal) where he found an ashram, dedicated to returning educational traditions of ancient India.
Later this school was to be expanded and given the name of Shrinkage ‘ “Abode of Peace” This project was dear to Etageres heart throughout his In 1913 Étagère was Informed that he had been awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. The Nobel Committed gave Étagère the prize: “because of his profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse, by which, with consummate skill, he has made his poetic thought, expressed In his own English words, a part of the literature of the west” (1) This prestigious award brought Étagère into the public eye in both the East and West.
He now often traveled to the U. S and Europe to share his poetry and raise funds for his own ashram. Political Views Étagère was held in high regard by fellow Bengali and Indians and In 1950 his song one of Indian’s foremost cultural figures but he rarely intervened in politics directly although he did share his view at certain times. Étagère had a complex relationship with Mahatma Gandhi. On the one hand he supported Indian’s Independence movement and shared Sandhog’s vehement opposition to the treatment of the ‘untouchables’.
Étagère also famously renounced his knighthood in protest over the massacre at Marital. However Étagère did not always share Sandhog’s methods and opinions. For example Étagère publicly criticized Sandhog’s ‘Swears’ protest movement he called it the ‘cult of the charka’ However the two remained close and it was Étagère who was able to persuade Gandhi to give up a fast unto death’ over the treatment of he untouchables. Etageres poetry Etageres poetry was influenced by traditional Indian poetry.
For example, his early poetry was especially influenced by the devotional Indian poets of Armadas and Kabuki. Later he was influenced by the Babul tradition, which is a tradition of traditional Bengali folk music, known for its simple ballads and invocation to union with the beloved. Throughout Etageres work there is strong mystical element. Although it is worth noting Étagère rarely referred to God directly “When the voice of the Silent touches my words I know him and therefore know myself.