Tuesday, 25 August 2009

(Abbe) Jean-Antoine Dubois

  • Description of the Character, Manners and Customs of the People of India, and of their Institutions, religious and civil. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1816. 
    • Derived, as Sylvie Murr shows, from G.-L. Coeurdoux's original manuscript, Moeurs et coutumes des Indiens, now lost. See De Smet, Review of the two volumes of Murr, Indian Theological Studies 27 (1990) 371-373.
  • Letters on the state of Christianity in India, in Which The Conversion On The Hindoos Is Considered As Impracticable. To which is added a vindication of the Hindus, male and female, in answer to a severe attack made upon both by the Reverend ****. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green, 1823. Reprinted by Asian Educational Services [?].
  • Hough, James. A Reply to the Letters of the Abbé Dubois on the State of Christianity in India. London: L.B. Seeley & Son, 1824.
  • Townley, H. An Answer to the Abbé Dubois in which the various wrong principles, misrepresentations and contradictions, contained in his work, entitled "Letters on the State of Christianity in India" are pointed out; and the Evangelization of India is, both on sound principle and on solid fact, demonstrated to be practicable. London, 1824. 
  • [Refutation of  the letters of Abbe Dubois]. The Friend of India (Calcutta) (1825). 
  • Moeurs, institutions, et cérémonies des peuples de l'Inde. Enlarged edition of the 1816 work. Paris, 1825, 2 vols.
  • Exposé de quelques-uns des principaux articles de la théologie des Brahmes. Paris, 1825. 
  • [Reply to criticisms.] Bulletin des Sciences (May 1825). 
  • Le Pantcha-tantra ou les cinq ruses, fables du Brahme Vichnou-Sarma. Paris, 1826. 
  • [Reply to criticisms.] Asiatic Journal vol. 1 (1841).
  • Hindu Manners, Customs and Ceremonies. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1899.
  • Hindu Manners, Customs and Ceremonies: The Classic First-Hand Account of India in the Early Nineteenth Century. Ed. Henry K. Beauchamp. Courier Dover, 2002.
  • Moeurs et coutumes des Indiens (1777). Un inedit du Pere G.-L. Coeurdoux, SJ, dans la version de N.-J. Desvaulx. Vol. 1. Ed. Sylvie Murr. Paris: Ecole Francaise d'Extreme Orient, 1987. Pp. 247.
  • L'indologie du Pere Coeurdoux. Vol. 2. Ed. Sylvie Murr. Paris: Ecole Francaise d'Extreme Orient, 1987. Pp. 250.
  • De Smet, Richard. Review of Sylvie Murr, Vol. 1: Moeurs et Coutumes des Indiens (1777): Un inédit du Père G.-L. Coeurdoux, S.J. dans la version de N.-J. Desvaulx. Vol. II: L’Indologie du Père Coeurdoux (Paris: Ecole Francaise d’Extrême Orient, 1987). Indian Theological Studies 27 (1990) 371-373.
  • D'Souza, Edwin J. F. (2004), V.J.P. Saldanha (Makers of Indian literature), Sahitya Akademi, ISBN 9788126020287.

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