Literary Histories of Jainism
himal.trikha at UNIVIE.AC.AT
Fri Sep 7 10:04:11 UTC 2012
Dixit attempts a broader historical outline of philosophical works.
K.K. Dixit: Jaina Ontology. (Lalbhai Dalpatbhai Series 31).
Best regards, Himal
Dr. Himal Trikha
Institute for the Cultural and Intellectual History of Asia
Austrian Academy of Sciences
Am 07.09.2012 11:36, schrieb Ulrich T. Kragh:
> Dear Indology list-members,
> I am trying to compile a complete as possible list of literary histories
> of Jainism. With "literary histories" I do NOT mean studies or
> translations of specific works or studies of Jain doctrine, but only
> broader surveys that attempt to provide a historical outline of authors
> and works over a longer span of time. I also include histories of
> literature in specific languages, such as Prakrit, provided that these
> involve a substantial amount of Jain texts. However, I do not include
> library and manuscript catalogs or reports.
> Below is a list of the Jain literary histories that I have already
> identified. I would like your feedback on whether there are any
> histories that I have overlooked.
> List of Jain literary histories (in chronological order):
> U.D. Barodia, 1909, /History and Literature of Jainism./
> Moritz Winternitz, 1920, /Geschichte der indischen litteratur/(A History
> of//Indian Literature), vol. II.
> Helmuth von Glasenapp, 1922, /Die Literaturen Indiens von ihren Anfängen
> bis zur Gegenwart/(The Literatures of India from their beginnings until
> the present).
> Johannes Hertel, 1922, /On the Literature of the Shvetambaras of Gujarat./
> Hiralal Rasikdas Kapadia, 1941, /A History of the Canonical Literature
> of the Jainas/.
> Appaswami Chakravarti, 1941, /Jaina Literature in Tamil./ Revised
> edition 1974.
> Harivaṃśa Kochar, 1956, /Apabhraṃśa-Sāhitya /(Apabhraṃśa Literature).
> Jagdish Chandra Jain, 1961, /Prākṛt sāhitya kā itihās/ (History of
> Prakrit Literature).
> Ramsingh Tomar, 1964, /Prākṛt aur apabhraṃś sāhitya, tathā hiṃdī sāhitya
> par prabhāv /(Prakrit and Apabhramsa Literature, and their Impact on
> Hindi Literature)/./
> A.N. Upadhye, 1975, /Prākṛt Languages and Literature/.
> Jagdish Chandra Jain, 2004, /History and Development of Prakrit
> Dalsukh Malvania and Jayendra Soni, 2007, /Jain Philosophy (Part I)/.
> Encyclopedia of Indian Philosophies, vol. 10.
> Though not literary histories per se, I am also aware of Bhogilal J.
> Sandesara, 1953, /Literary Circle of Mahāmātya Vastupāla and its
> Contribution to Sanskrit Literature, /and P.K. Gode, /Studies in Indian
> Literary History/. Vol. 1.
> With best regards,
> Dr. Ulrich Timme Kragh
> Research Fellow
> IIAS, Leiden University
> The Netherlands
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