ELANGOVAN 
Author

Стихотворения

Original

Übersetzung

Curfew английский

Переводы: de

to poem

A Drop of Melancholy английский

Переводы: de

to poem

Confession английский

Переводы: de

to poem

Hand Grenade английский

MRT - Outram английский

Sermon On The Skyscraper английский

ELANGOVAN 
Author

Foto © Elangovan
* 1957, Singapore, Сингапур
Место жительства: Singapore, Сингапур

ELANGOVAN (b. 1957), bilingual poet-playwright-director, and Artistic Director of Agni Kootthu (Theatre of Fire), is the pioneer of modern Tamil poetry and experimental Tamil theatre in Singapore.
He was educated in Raffles Institution. He obtained his BA from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, and MA from the Middlesex University, UK, in Theatre Directing.

He has published three collections of poetry and thirteen collections of plays. Flush, Oodaadi (Medium), and 1915, received the SingaporeInternationale Award. His plays Talaq (2000), Smegma (2006) and Stoma (2013), are still banned from performance in Singapore. His recent publications are The Good, the Bad and the Ugly – Three Banned Plays, 2014, and Alamak, 2018. 

 Foto © Elangovan
He transcreated into English two Malaysian Tamil poetry collections, Sarvam Brahmasmi by M Navin (2009), Call Me Doggie by Renuga (2012), and also transcreated (81 poems) from English to Tamil for Emeritus Professor Edwin Thumboo’s complete collection of poems in Tamil: Aalam - The Banyan (2016). He received the 1997 SEA (South-East Asia) Write Award, in Bangkok, Thailand for his bilingual contribution to poetry and theatre in Singapore.

Публикации
  • Vizhichannalkalin Pinnalirunthu

    [Behind Windows of Eyes]

    poetry

    1979

  • Mounavatham

    [Silent Annihilation]

    poetry

    1984

  • Transcreations

    bilingual poetry collection

    1988

  • Dogs and Other Plays

    1996

  • Talaq

    [Divorce], play (bilingual)

    1999

  • Buang Suay and Other Plays

    2001

  • Flush

    play

    2002

  • Mines

    play

    2003

  • Ooodaadi

    [Medium], play (bilingual)

    2003

  • O$P$

    [OweMoneyPayMoney], play

    2004

  • 1915

    play

    2005

  • Smegma

    play

    2006

  • P

    play

    2007

  • I, Bose

    play

    2009

  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    Three Banned Plays

    incl. Talaq (2000), Smegma (2006) and Stoma (2013)

    Singapore: Math Paper Press, 2014

  • Alamak

    plays

    incl. Alamak (2008), Oh! (2008), Meow (2009), and Godse (2013)

    India: Zero Degree Publishing, 2018

Награды
  • 1997 SEA Write Award

  • 2002 Singapore Internationale Award

  • 2003 Singapore Internationale Award

  • 2005 Singapore Internationale Award

Ссылки
  • Elangovan @ singapore infopedia

    more to learn about the writer

    Website