O L Nagabhushana Swami
Prof O L Nagabhushana Swamy is a veteran bilingual scholar and a translator. He has taught English and Kannada literature at various levels. He has authored more than twenty books in Kannada. His Vimarsheya Paribhashe, in Kannada, is an ambitious glossary of literary terms. He has successfully translated selections from modern and pre-modern Kannada literature into English. He has also translated many European classics into Kannada. His magnum opus in translation is his Kannada translation of Leo Tolstoy’s War and Peace. He has received many honours, awards and prizes from various prestigious institutions like Karnataka Sahitya Academy.