He died on 23 December in Bangalore. His father was a school teacher. He did his primary and secondary schooling in Shikaripura. Education[ edit ] Shivarudrappa gained his BA in and MA in from University of Mysore , having secured gold-medals on three occasions. In , G. This is an erudite study of the aesthetic dimensions of ancient and modern Kannada literature.

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Shivarudrappa Guggari Shanthaveerappa Shivarudrappa was a renowned Kannada poet, writer and a researcher. He is revered for his contribution to modern Kannada literature, and for his body of research on ancient Kannada literature. He has been conferred the title of Rashtrakavi by the Karnataka Government in the year Shivarudurappa — The Rashtrakavi G. Shivarudurappa, was the son of a schoolteacher and was born on the 7th of February in Shikaripura, in the Shivamogga Shimoga district of Karnataka.

He went on to do his B. A and MA from the University of Mysore where he achieved high laurels. He was greatly inspired by his teacher the famous Kannada poet Kuvempu. Shivarudrappa began his professional career at the Mysore University as a lecturer in Kannada. He was also the President of the Karnataka Sahitya Academy during The Government of Karnataka declared two days of mourning in his honor. He was cremated with full state honor. Works of Shivarudrappa Shivarudurappa with his in-depth knowledge of Indian as well as Western literature examined the works in the context of culture and studied their relevance in the modern society.

His work includes 13 collections of poems, prose and research works and four travelogues. His articles on ancient Kannada poets are filled with critical insights and new methods of presentation, of which his works on Harihara, Raghavanka, Ratnakaravarni and Pampa are particularly significant.

His travelogues depict his journey to England, America and Moscow. Awards and Accolades G. Shivarudrappa has been the recipient of many awards for his literally contribution. He was honored as Rashtrakavi by the Government of Karnataka in the year making him the 3rd recipient of the award. He was also awarded with the Sahithya Kala Kaustubha in Also see,.

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