Bollywood in the Age of New Media: The Geo-Televisual Aesthetic

By: Anustup Basu

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Bollywood in the Age of New Media connects this filmic geo-televisual style to an ongoing story of the uneven globalizing process in India. It explains how the irreverent energies of the new can actually be tied to conservative Brahminical imaginations of class, caste, or gender hierarchies. Using a wide-ranging methodological approach that converses with theoretical domains of post-structuralism, post-colonialism, and film and media studies, this book presents a complex account of an India of the present caught between brave new silicon valleys and farmer suicides. The geo-televisual aesthetic will prove useful not just for scholars of Indian cinema and media, but also for those of Indian political and cultural modernity at large, from visual anthropologists to political scientists. The book is as much about the new globalized imaginary of a national elite as it is about film.Printed Pages: 272.

Title: Bollywood in the Age of New Media: The Geo-Televisual Aesthetic

Author Name: Anustup Basu

Categories: India, Media Studies,

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2012

ISBN: 8125047557

ISBN 13: 9788125047551

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: New

Seller ID: 101860

Keywords: Bollywood in the Age of New Media: The Geo-Televisual Aesthetic Anustup Basu