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Lust in translation: ‘Hormonal’ Tagore collection pulled in China for sexual embellishment

A new Chinese translation of Indian Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore’s poetry collection “Stray Birds” has been pulled from bookshop shelves, the publisher said, after controversy erupted over its unusually sexual content. The work, originally in Bengali, was first published in 1916, three years after Tagore won the Nobel literature prize for “his profoundly sensitive, fresh […]