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China Publisher Withdraws Vulgar Translation Of Rabindranath Tagore’s Poetry


Zhejiang Wenyi Publishing House, the publisher of the translation, announced that it would pull the books off bookshelves and websites, and recall the sold ones. (Photo: Rabindranath Tagore)

Beijing:  A publisher in China hurriedly withdrew a Chinese translation of Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore’s “Stray Birds,” after facing flak from literary critics who termed the racy translation of the classic as “blasphemy” and “cultural terrorism”. Continue reading