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Bollywood's India : a Public Fantasy.

Author: Priya Joshi
Publisher: Columbia University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Analyzes the role of the cinema's most popular blockbusters in making, unmaking, and remaking modern India


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Priya Joshi
ISBN: 9780231169615 0231169612
OCLC Number: 913091669
Description: 216 pages
Contents: List of Illustrations and Tables Acknowledgments Preface: The Social Work of Cinema 1. Bollywood's India 2. Cinema as Public Fantasy 3. Cinema as Family Romance 4. Bollywood, Bollylite Epilogue: Anthem for a New India Notes Filmography Bibliography Index


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Priya Joshi's work is a timely assessment of key films and periods in Bollywood's history. Its wide-ranging literary, theoretical, and sociocultural perspectives, which cut across literature, Read more...

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