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Salaam Bollywood: Representations and Interpretations

UNSPECIFIED (2016) Salaam Bollywood: Representations and Interpretations. [Book, Journal, Proceedings Edited]

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Abstract

This book traces the journey of popular Hindi cinema from 1913 to contemporary times when Bollywood has evolved as a part of India’s cultural diplomacy. Avoiding a linear, developmental narrative, the book re-examines the developments through the ruptures in the course of cinematic history. The essays in the volume critically consider transformations of the Hindi film industry from its early days to its present self-referential mode, issues of gender, dance and choreography, Bombay cinema’s negotiations with the changing cityscape and urbanisms, and concentrate on its multifarious regional, national and transnational implications in the 21st century. One of the most comprehensive volumes on Bollywood, this work presents an analytical overview of the multiple histories of popular cinema in India and will be useful to scholars and researchers interested in film and media studies, South Asian popular culture and modern India, as well as to cinephiles and general readers alike.

Item Type: Book, Journal, Proceedings Edited
Uncontrolled Keywords: bollywood, cinema, globalisation, film theory, film criticism, diaspora, migration, gender, dance, music
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DS Asia
J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
M Music and Books on Music > M Music
N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
P Language and Literature > PI Oriental languages and literatures
Divisions: Faculty of Arts, Law and Education (FALE) > School of Language, Arts and Media
Depositing User: Amit Sarwal
Date Deposited: 21 May 2018 12:07
Last Modified: 21 May 2018 12:07
URI: http://repository.usp.ac.fj/id/eprint/10725
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