Alagu Subramaniam

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Date of birth: 
01 Jan 1915
Precise DOB unknown: 
Y
Country of birth: 
Ceylon
Current name country of birth: 
Sri Lanka
Date of death: 
01 Jan 1971
Precise date of death unknown: 
Y
Location: 

London

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About: 

Alagu Subramaniam was a Tamil short story writer from Ceylon, now Sri Lanka. He was one of the founders and editors of the literary magazine Indian Writing. Mulk Raj Anand and Iqbal Singh also published one of his short stories in their anthology Indian Short Stories (New India Publishing Company, 1946). His short stories were published by a number of journals, such as Life and Letters Today and the Left Review. He was also involved with the anti-colonial organization Swaraj House.

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Secondary works: 

Brooker, Peter and Thacker, Andrew (eds), The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines: Volume I: Britain and Ireland 1880-1955, vol. 1 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009)

Ranasinha, Ruvani, South Asian Writers in Twentieth-Century Britain: Culture in Translation (Oxford: Clarendon, 2007)