A. Srinivasa Raghavan
|A. Srinivasa Raghavan|
23 October 1905|
Kandiyur, Thiruvaiyaru, Tamil Nadu
|Died||January 5, 1975(aged 69)|
A. Srinivasa Raghavan (Tamil: அ. சீனிவாச ராகவன், b. 23 October 1905 - d. 5 January 1975), was a Tamil poet, writer, orator, and professor from Tamil Nadu, India. He was also popularly known by his initials as Aa. See. Ra (Tamil: அ. சீ. ரா).
Srinivasa Raghavan was born in Kandiyur near Thiruvaiyaru. He completed his schooling in Nagapattinam and graduated from St. Joseph's College, Tiruchirapalli. He worked as a lecturer in the same college and the Vivekananda College, Chennai for some time. He also published two magazines - Sindhanai (a Tamil monthly) and Triveni (an English monthly). He published his works using the pseudonym Vagulaparanan.(Tamil: வகுளாபரணன்). He worked as a professor of English at St. Xavier's College, Chennai and M. D. T. Hindu College, Tirunelveli. During 1951-69 served as its Principal of V.O.C. College, Tuticorin. In 1968, he was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award for Tamil for his collection of poetry Vellai Paravai (lit. The White Bird). He died in 1975. A complete edition of his works was published posthumously in 2005.
- Vellai Paravai (poetry collection)
- Avan Amaran
- Udhaya Kanni (play)
- Mel Karru
- Ilakkiya Malargal
- Kaaviya Arangil
- Gurudevarin Kural
- Pudhu Merugu (literary commentary)
- Bharathiyin Kural (essay)
- Kambanilil irundhu sila idhazhgal (essay)
- Nammazhwar (biography)
- Swarajya, Volume 19, Issues 27-52.
- George, K. M (1984). Modern Indian Literature, an Anthology: Plays and prose. Sahitya Akademi. p. 650. ISBN 978-81-7201-783-5.
- "Tamil Sahitya Akademi Awards 1955-2007". Sahitya Akademi Official website. Archived from the original on Jan 24, 2012.
- "பன்முகப் பேராசிரியர் அ.சீ.ரா.". Dina Mani (in Tamil).
- "பேராசிரியர் அ. சீநிவாசராகவன் நூற்றாண்டுவிழாச் சிந்தனை". Sify (in Tamil).
- Srinivasa Rangan, T. R. (1975). The life of Professor Raghavan.