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Vasudevan, Ravi

The Melodramatic Public

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Ravi Vasudevan

2. The Melodramatic Public
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I. Melodramatic and Other Publics

3. Introduction
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4. Shifting Codes, Dissolving Identities: Realist Art Cinema Criticism and Popular Film Form
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5. The Cultural Politics of Address in a ‘Transitional’ Cinema
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6. Neither State Nor Faith: Mediating Sectarian Conflict in Popular Cinema
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7. A Modernist Public: The Double-Take of Modernism in the Work of Satyajit Ray
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II. Cinema and Territorial Imagination in the Subcontinent: Tamilnadu and India

8. Introduction
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9. Voice, Space, Form: The Symbolic and Territorial Itinerary of Mani Rathnam’s Roja (1992)
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10. Bombay (Mani Rathnam, 1995) and Its Publics
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11. Another History Rises to the Surface: Melodrama in the Age of Digital Simulation: Hey Ram! (Kamalahasan, 1999)
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III. Melodrama Mutated and Differentiated: Narrative Form, Urban Vistas, and New Publics in a History of the Present

12. Introduction
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13. Selves Made Strange: Violent and Performative Bodies in the Cities of Indian Cinema 1974–2003
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14. The Contemporary Film Industry—I: The Meanings of ‘Bollywood’
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15. The Contemporary Film Industry—II: Textual Form, Genre Diversity, and Industrial Strategies
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16. Conclusion and Afterword
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Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Film History, Directing, Asian Literature, Film and Television Studies, Theatre and Performance Studies, Media Studies

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
474 pages
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230118126
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-59042-1

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