An Artist in Life

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An Artist in Life
Author Niharranjan Ray
Country India
Publisher University of Kerala
Publication date
Media type Print
OCLC 172736
LC Class PK1725 .R34

An Artist in Life is a biography of Rabindranath Tagore first published in 1967 by the University of Kerala. The book, written by Niharranjan Ray took 15 years to research and publish.[1] The biography also presents a critical study of all Tagore's works.[2]

The book won the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1969.[3]


  1. ^ Ghosh 1969, pp. 46.
  2. ^ Schwartzberg 1970, pp. 972.
  3. ^ Mohan & Narayan 2004, p. 85–6.


  • Mohan, Ramesh; Narayan, Shyamala (2004). "Awards (India)". In Eugene Benson; LW Conolly. Encyclopedia of Post-Colonial Literatures in English. Routledge. ISBN 9780203484326. OCLC 874157271. 
  • Ghosh, Sachindra Lal (1969). "Rabindranath: An Artist in Life". The Indo-Asian Culture. Indian Council for Cultural Relations. 18. 
  • Hay, Stephen N. (1970). "Book Reviews: An Artist in Life: A Commentary on the Life and Works of Rabindranath Tagore". The Journal of Asian Studies. 29 (4): 972–974. doi:10.2307/2943151. JSTOR 2943151.