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Tamil cinema : the cultural politics of India's other film industry

Author: Selvaraj Velayutham
Publisher: London : Routledge, ©2008.
Series: Media, culture, and social change in Asia series, 14.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines Tamil cinema, which has overtaken Bollywood in terms of annual output, outlining its history and distinctive characteristics, and proceeds to consider a number of important themes such as  Read more...

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Genre/Form: études diverses
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Selvaraj Velayutham
ISBN: 9780415396806 0415396808 9780203930373 0203930371 041549219X 9780415492195
OCLC Number: 467127318
Description: xvi, 201 pages : illustrations
Contents: Introduction: The Cultural History and Politics of South Indian Tamil Cinema Selvaraj Velayutham 1. A Good Woman, A Very Good Woman: Tamil Cinema's Women C.S. Lakshmi 2. The Tamil Film Heroine: From a Passive Subject to a Pleasurable Object Sathiavathi Chinniah 3. Presencing the Amman in Tamil Cinema: Cinema Spectatorship as Sensuous Apprehension Kalpana Ram 4. Politics and the Film in Tamil Nadu: The Stars and the DMK Robert Hardgrave 5. The Nurturing Hero: Changing Images of MGR Sara Dickey 6. Tamil Cinema in the Public Sphere: The Evolving Art of Banner Advertisements in Chennai Preminda Jacob 7. Encountering a New Art: Writers Response to Cinema in Tamil Nadu Theodore Baskaran 8. Cinema in the Countryside: Popular Tamil Film and the Remaking of Rural Life Anand Pandian 9. Imaginary Geographies: The Makings of 'South' in Contemporary Tamil Cinema Rajan Krishnan 10. Encounters with 'India': (Ethno)-Nationalism in Tamil Cinema Vijay Devadas and Selvaraj Velayutham 11. The Diaspora and the Global Circulation of Tamil Cinema Selvaraj Velayutham
Series Title: Media, culture, and social change in Asia series, 14.
Responsibility: edited by Selvaraj Velayutham.
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