Archival records from Digital archive of early Bengali drama (EAP261)

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  • Digital archive of early Bengali drama

    Collection Ref: EAP261/1
    Rare and unique material of, and on, Bengali drama covering the 19th and early 20th centuries. The collection includes texts of formal 'modern' drama, texts of jatra or traditional Bengali folk theatre, books of songs from plays, and secondary material of ...
  • Western-Style Theatre [1860-1943]

    Collection Ref: EAP261/1/1
    The series comprises mythological drama, with some overlap with the jatra in content and technique but more reliant on dialogue and psychological play; historical drama; social themes, often with a stress on satire or reform. Besides many plays based on cl ...
  • Jatra [1865-1943]

    Collection Ref: EAP261/1/2
    The term ‘jatra’, which basically means a journey, is applied to the traditional indigenous drama of Bengal, which originated about 1,000 years ago and underwent its crucial stages of development 300-400 years ago. The resulting range of jatras is reflecte ...
  • Manuscripts [1918-1919]

    Collection Ref: EAP261/1/3
    It contains 3 volumes of Manuscript song books. ...
  • Record Song-books [1914-1937]

    Collection Ref: EAP261/1/4
    The series includes recorded songs. The items in the present collection are of various origin and content: some collect the songs brought out by a single company; others compile songs from various sources, and represent a different motive, whereby print pu ...
  • Song-books [1868-1943]

    Collection Ref: EAP261/1/5
    The series comprises some volumes that are entirely drawn from the theatre, others exist as songs alone. There are compilations drawn from various sources and writers/composers. Some collections are theme-based, collections of love-songs probably directed ...
  • Journals [1920-1966]

    Collection Ref: EAP261/1/6
    The collection of journals falls into three major groups: 1. those devoted to songs and music generally, including theatrical songs and other performative arts like dance; 2. those with substantial treatment of theatre, cinema and music along with some oth ...
  • Biography and Essays [1875-1972]

    Collection Ref: EAP261/1/7
    Small group of miscellaneous titles. It includes a two-volume autobiography of Ahindra Chaudhuri, an eminent theatre person, a collection of critical essays, and another book of essays which also includes some songs. ...
  • Collected Works [1902-1928]

    Collection Ref: EAP261/1/8
    Collected works, or extensive selections, of major dramatists both in the indigenous jatra style and the ‘formal’ Western-style line across the full chronological range, from Jyotirindranath Tagore through Girishchandra Ghosh and Kshirodeprasad Vidyavinode ...
  • Mohan-mādhurī [1897-1898]

    File Ref: EAP261/1/1/1
    A mythological play. ...
  • Līlā [1891-1892]

    File Ref: EAP261/1/1/2
    A dance drama. ...
  • Bhramar

    File Ref: EAP261/1/1/3
    An adaptation of the novel Krishnakanter Will by Bankimchandra Chattopadhyay. ...
  • Kājer khatam [1884-1885]

    File Ref: EAP261/1/1/4
    A humorous play. ...
  • Kismis [1918-1919]

    File Ref: EAP261/1/1/5
    A humorous play. ...
  • Bābu [1894-1895]

    File Ref: EAP261/1/1/6
    A humorous play. ...