1840 to present
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University of Wisconsin Digital Collections Center (UWDCC)
Hindi, Sanskrit, English
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Reference Source
Database of bibliographic information about plays published in sixteen Indian languages, from the 1840s to the present. In alphabetical order, the languages are: Assamese, Bengali, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Kashmiri, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Odia, Panjabi, Sanskrit, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu. The principal sources for the citations in the database are C.C. Mehta’s Bibliography of Stageable Plays in Indian Languages, a 2-volume collection published jointly by M. S. University (Baroda) and the Bharatiya Natya Sangh (New Delhi) in 1963 and 1965; and the Online Catalogue of the Library of Congress. Mehta’s bibliography is the main source of information for plays published from the 1850s to the 1930s, while OCLC is the main source for publications since the 1930s.