K. D. Thirunavukkarasu

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K. D. Thirunavukkarasu (Tamil: க. த. திருநாவுக்கரசு, b. 1931 -) is a Tamil scholar, writer, critic and translator from Tamil Nadu, India.[1]

Biography[edit]

Thirunavukkarasu is an alumnus of Pachaiyappa's College, Chennai.[2] He obtained a M.A, M. Litt and a PhD and worked as a professor at the International Institute of Tamil Studies in Chennai. In 1974, he was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award for Tamil for his literary criticism Thirukkural Needhi Illakkiyam (lit. Thirukkural, a moralist literature).[3]

Partial bibliography[edit]

  • Chieftains of the Sangam age
  • A Critical study of Dr. Mu. Va's works
  • Thirukkural needhi illakkiyam
  • Thirukkural karpanai thiranum nataka nalanum
  • Arunmozhi aayvuth thogudhi
  • Then kizhakku aasiya nadugalil thamilar panpadu
  • (trans.)Rajaram mohan roy (biography)
  • (trans.)Jeevanandha Das (biography)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Books on Tamil Culture & Tamil History". Tamil Electronic Library. Retrieved 10 June 2010. 
  2. ^ "List of Distinguished Alumini". Pachaiyappa's College. Retrieved 19 June 2010. 
  3. ^ Tamil Sahitya Akademi Awards 1955-2007 Sahitya Akademi Official website.