Krishnakumari (1922) Mugilamallige (1961) Gari (1932) Yaksha Yakshi (1962) Moorthi mattu Kamakastoori (1934) Naku Tanti (1964) Sakheegeeta (1937) Maryade (1966) Uyyale (1938) Shrimata (1968) Nadaleele Baa Hattara (1969) Meghadoota (1943)) Idu Nabhovani (1970) Haadu Paadu (1946) Vinaya (1972) Gangavatarana (1951) Matte Shravana Bantu (1973) Krishnakumari mattu Haadu Paadu (1956) Olave Namma Badaku (1977) Sooryapana (1956) Chaturokti (1978) Hridayasamudra (1956) Paraki (1982) Muktakantha (1956) Kavyavaikhari (1982) Chaityalaya (1957) Balabodhe (1983) Jeevalahari (1957) Ta Lekkaniki Ta Dauti (1983) Aralu Maralu (1957) Chaitanyada Puje (1983) Namana (1958) Pratibimbagalu (1987) Sanchaya (1959) Shravana Pratibhe (1987) Uttarayana (1960) Kuniyonu Baa (1990)
Tirukara Pidugu (1930) Uddhara (1930) Nageya Hoge (1931) Hucchatagalu (1935) Hosa Samsara mattu Itara Ekankagalu (1950) Ambikatanayadatta Nataka Samputa (1982)
ShortStory : Essay
Sahitya mattu Vimarshe (1937) Sahityasamshodhana (1940) Vicharamanjari (1945) Kavi Lakshmishana Jaimini Bharatakke Munnudi (1954) Maharashtra Sahitya (1959) Kannada Sahityadalli Nalku Nayakaratnagalu (1968) Matella Jyotu (1972) Sahityada Viratsvaroopa (1974) Kumaravyasa (1979) Matadharma mattu Adhunika Manava (1979)
Nannadu Ee kannada Nadu (1928) Hakki Haruthide (1930) Chandrahasa (1948) Hosagannada Kavyashree (1957) Kanakadasa Chaturshatamanotsava Samsmarana - Samputa (1965)
Work in English
A Theory of Immortality (1977)
Works in Marathi
Santa Mahantancha Poorna Shambhu Vitthal (1963) Samvad (1965) Vittala Sampradaya (1984) Hosagannada Kavyashree (1957) Shantala (1972)
Translations of Others' Works
Upanishadrahasya by R.D. Ranade (1923) Bharatiya Navajanma " The Indian Renaissance" by Sri Aurobindo (1936) Sri Aravindara Yoga Ashrama mattu Tatvopadesha (1947) Kabira Vachanavali (1968) Bhagnamoorthi Tr. of Anil's Marathi poem (1972) Guru Govindasingh Tr. of Harbans Singh's book Noorondu Kavanagalu Tr. of Tagore's poems ed. by Humayun Kabir
Bendre: Poet and Seer, V.K.Gokak, Somaiya Publications, Bombay, 1970.
(Includes translations of Bendre's poems and also some poems written by Bendre in English.)
Four Strings, Selected translations from "Naku Tanti" by K. Raghavendra Rao et al, Kavyadhara Publications, Dharwad, 1974.
Modern Kannada Poetry, ed. by Channaveera Kanavi and K. Raghavendra Rao, Karnatak University, Dharwad, 1976.
The Peacock Smile, K. Raghavendra Rao, in Jnanapith Laureates of Karnataka, Kannada Sahitya Parishat, Bangalore, 1977.
Spring Fire, ed. by K. Raghavendra Rao et al, Amikatanayadattavedike, Dharwad and Purogami Sahitya Prakashana, Hubli, 1986.
(Contains original poems in English by Bendre and translations of his Kannada poems.)
Dattatreya Ramachandra Bendre, G.S.Amur, Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi, 1994.
(The first comprehensive introduction in English to his life and work. A MUST READ for those who want to get to know about Bendre but are unfamiliar with Kannada. Also contains several English translations of his poems.)
Bendre Kavyavimamse, Shankar Mokashi-Punekar, Samaj Pustakalaya, Dharwad, 1962Almost all of the above information is from G.S. Amur's book.
Bhringada Benneri, Kirtinath Kurtakoti, Manohara Grantha Mala, Dharwad, 1975
Bendre Kavya, R.S. Mugali, Christ College, Bangalore, 1986.
Bendreyavara Kavyada Vibhinna Nelegalu, Sumatheendra Nadig, Suvidya Prakashana, Bangalore, 1986.
Bendre Jeevana Parichaya, Vaman Bendre, Ambikatanayadatta Vedike, Dharwad, 1990.
Bendreyavara Kavya, M. Gopalakrishna Adiga, Christ College, Bangalore, 1991.
Bhuvanada Bhagya: Bendre Sahitya Samikshe, G. S. Amur, Sneha Prakashana, Bangalore, 1991.
(winner of the Bharatiya Basha Parishat award for 1991.)
Bendre Kavyadalli Adhyathmika Nele Mathu Arsha Drushti, K.S. Narayanacharya, Srimata Prakashana, Sadhanakeri, Dharwad 1997.
The Northern California Kannada Koota has an excellent library of it's own. Encourage your local Kannada organization to set up a library and get loads of Bendre's works!
Surprisingly, some public and university libraries in the U.S. with a large Asia collection
also have some of Bendre's works. Information on how to find South Asia books is available among the SASIALIT pages
maintained by Prentiss Riddle. It also gives
information on how to search several online catalogs.
Just for reference, here is a list of books by and about Bendre available in the Cornell University Library:
1994 Dattatreya Ramachandra Bendre Amur, G. S 1993 Panta aura Bendre ki kavya cetana Bhatta, Ti Ara 1986 Spring fire : an anthology of Bendre's Bendre, Dattatreya Ram 1974 D. R. Bendre's Four strings : selections Bendre, Dattatreya Ram 1970 Bendre: poet and seer Gokak, Vinayak Krishna 1966 Gari : Kavana sankalana Bendre, Dattatreya Ram 1966 Maryade Bendre, Dattatreya Ram 1964 Gangavatarana Bendre, Dattatreya Ram 1964 Naku tanti, kavana sangraha Bendre, Dattatreya Ram 1963 Kannada Meghaduta Bendre, Dattatreya Ram 1962 Sri Bendre Mokashi-Punekar, Shank 1962 Yaksa-yaksi Bendre, Dattatreya Ram