Encyclopaedia of Indian Literature: Sasay to Zorgot
Sahitya Akademi, 1992 - Indic literature - 820 pages
A Major Activity Of The Sahitya Akademi Is The Preparation Of An Encyclopaedia Of Indian Literature. The Venture, Covering Twenty-Two Languages Of India, Is The First Of Its Kind. Written In English, The Encyclopaedia Gives A Comprehensive Idea Of The Growth And Development Of Indian Literature. The Entries On Authors, Books And General Topics Have Been Tabulated By The Concerned Advisory Boards And Finalised By A Steering Committee. Hundreds Of Writers All Over The Country Contributed Articles On Various Topics. The Encyclopaedia, Planned As A Six-Volume Project, Has Been Brought Out. The Sahitya Akademi Embarked Upon This Project In Right Earnest In 1984. The Efforts Of The Highly Skilled And Professional Editorial Staff Started Showing Results And The First Volume Was Brought Out In 1987. The Second Volume Was Brought Out In 1988, The Third In 1989, The Fourth In 1991, The Fifth In 1992, And The Sixth Volume In 1994. All The Six Volumes Together Include Approximately 7500 Entries On Various Topics, Literary Trends And Movements, Eminent Authors And Significant Works. The First Three Volume Were Edited By Prof. Amaresh Datta, Fourth And Fifth Volume By Mohan Lal And Sixth Volume By Shri K.C.Dutt.
What people are saying - Write a review
appeared Award beauty became belonged Bengali BIBLIOGRAPHY born brought called century characters collection College common composed contains contemporary contribution criticism cultural deal death depicts describes early edited English epic essays experience expression fact fiction followed gives Gujarati Hindi human important Indian influence interest Kannada king known language later literary literature living lyrical Marathi meaning mind movement mystic narrative nature novel original period Persian philosophy play poems poet poetic poetry political popular present prose published readers religious Sahitya Sahitya Akademi Sanskrit satire scholar sense Shah short story shows significant Sindhi social society songs sonnets spiritual started style Sufi symbols takes Tamil Telugu theme thought tion tradition translated University Urdu various verse volume writers written wrote