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A Selected Bibliography on Tholu Bommalata

Autiero, Serena. 2013. ‘Danzando nella luce – Il teatro delle ombre dell’India Meridionale.’ In Il Principe e la sua ombra (Catalogue of the Exhibition, National Museum of Oriental Art 'G. Tucci', Rome), edited by Gabriella Manna, 61–70. Roma: Gangemi Editore.


Chattopadhyay, Kamaladevi. 1995 (first edition 1975). Handicraft of India. New Delhi: ICCR and New Age International Publishers.


Clark, Bradford B. 2005. ‘Putul Yatra: A Celebration of Indian Puppetry.’ Asian Theatre Journal 22 (2): 334–347.


Contractor, Meher R. ‘Andhra Shadow Puppets.’Marg (June 1968): 30–32.


Devasahayam, N. 1999. Bullettin of the Madras Government Museum, New series, General section, vol. 11, no. 1: Puppets in the Collection of the Madras Government Museum. Chennai: Madras Museums.


Fan Pen Chen. 2003. ‘Shadow Theaters of the World.’ In Asian Folklore Studies», 2003, vol. 62, n.1, 25–64. Nagoya: Nanzan University Press.


GoldbergBelle, Jonathan R. 1984. ‘The Performance Poetics of Tolubommalata; A South Indian Shadow Puppet Tradition.’PhD thesis, Graduate School, University of Wisconsin-Madison.


Nagabushana Sarma, Modali. 1985. Tolu Bommalata – The Shadow Puppet Theatre of Andhra Pradesh. New Delhi: Sangeet Natak Akademi.


Oliveira Lopes, Rui. 2016. ‘A New Light on the Shadows of Heavenly Bodies. Indian Shadow Puppets: From Still Paintings to Motion Pictures.’ Religion and the Arts 20: 160–196


Philpott, Alexis R. 1969. Dictionary of Puppetry, 112–113. London, Macdonald.


Sarma, Dhurjjati and A. Homen Singh. 2010. ‘Storytelling and Puppet Traditions of India.’ In Akhyan - A Celebration of Masks, Puppets and Picture Showmen Traditions of India, 35–41. New Delhi: Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts.


Schuster, Michael. 2001. ‘Visible Puppets and Hidden Puppeteers: Indian Gombeyata Puppetry.’ Asian Theatre Journal 18, no.1: 59–68.


Singh, Salil. 1999. ‘If Gandhi Could Fly...: Dilemmas and Directions in Shadow Puppetry of India.’ Puppets, Masks, and Performing Objects 43(3): 154–168.


Sorensen, Niels R. 1975. ‘Tolu Bommalu Kattu: Shadow Theatre re: Andhra Pradesh.’ Journal of South Asian Literature 10 (2/4): 1–19.


Stache-Rosen, Valentina. 1976. ‘On the Shadow Theatre in India.’ German Scholars in India 2: 276–285.