Mu. Varadarajan

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Mu. Varadarajan
Native name வரதராஜன்
Born (1912-04-25)25 April 1912
Sholinghur, Vellore, India
Died 10 October 1974(1974-10-10) (aged 62)
Occupation Professor, Tamil writer

Also known as Mu. Va. and Varatharasanar, was a Tamil scholar, author and academic from Tamil Nadu, India. He was a prolific writer whose published works include 13 novels, 6 plays, 2 short story collections, 11 essay anthologies, a book on the history of Tamil literature, books on Tamil linguistics and children's books. During 1961–71, he was the head of the Tamil department at the University of Madras. In 1961, he was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award for Tamil for his novel Karithundu. During 1971–74, he was the vice-chancellor of the University of Madurai.[1][2][3]

Bibliography[edit]

Fiction[edit]

Novels
  1. Kallo Kaviyamo
  2. Nenjil oru Mul
  3. Agal vilakku
  4. Karithundu
  5. Pertra manam
  6. Senthamarai
  7. Paavai
  8. Andha Naal
  9. Malar Vizhi
  10. Alli
  11. Kayamai
  12. Mann kudisai
  13. Vada malar
Short stories
  1. Ki. pi. 2000
  2. Pazhiyum Pavamum
  3. Viduthala
  1. Kurattai oli
Plays
  1. Pachayappar
  2. Manachandru
  3. Ilango
  4. Doctor ali
  5. Moondru nadagangal
  6. Kadhal enge?

Non-fiction[edit]

Essays
  1. Aramum Arasiyalum
  2. Arasiyal alaigal
  3. Kuruvi por
  4. Penmai Vazhga
  5. Kuzhandhai
  6. Kalvi
  7. Mozhi parru
  8. Nattu parru
  9. Ulaga peredu
  10. Mannin madhippu
  11. Nalvazhvu
Literary history
  1. History of Tamil literature
  2. Tamil nenjam
  3. Manal veedu
  4. Thiruvalluval or Vazhkai vilakkam
  5. Thirukkural Thelivurai
  6. Ovacheydhi
  7. Kannagi
  8. Madhavi
  9. Mullai thinai
  10. Nedunthogai virundhu
  11. Kurunthogai virundhu
  12. Narrinai virundhu
  13. Ilakkiya araychi
  14. Narrinai selvam
  15. Kurunthogai selvam
  16. Nadaivandi
  17. Konguther vazhkai
  18. Pulavar kanneer
  19. Ilakkiya thiran
  20. Ilakkiya Marabu
  21. Ilango adigal
  22. Ilakkiya Katchikal
  23. Kural kattum kadhalar
  24. Sanga ilakkiyathil iyarkai
Children's literature
  1. Kuzhandhai pattukal
  2. Ilaingarkku erra iniya pattugal
  3. Padiyathar padum paadu
  4. Kannudaya vazhvu
Letter anthologies
  1. Annaikku
  2. Thambikku
  3. Thangaikku
  4. Nanbarukku
Travelogues
  1. yan kanda ilankai
Linguistics
  1. Mozhi nool
  2. Mozhiyin kathai
  3. Ezhuthin kathai
  4. Sollin kathai
  5. Mozhi varalaaru
  6. Mozhi iyar katturaigal
Biography
  1. Aringar Bernard Shah
  2. Gandhi annal
  3. Kavingar Tagore
  4. Thiru. Vi. Ka.

English books[edit]

  1. The Treatment of Nature in Sangam
  1. Ilango Adigal

References[edit]

  1. ^ "University of Madras – Department of Tamil Literature". University of Madras. Archived from the original on 29 May 2004. Retrieved 31 March 2010. 
  2. ^ K. M. George (1994). Modern Indian Literature, an Anthology: Plays and prose. 3. Sahitya Akademi. p. 673. ISBN 978-81-7201-783-5. 
  3. ^ Tamil Sahitya Akademi Awards 1955–2007 Sahitya Akademi Official website.