Author:Anustup Basu

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

By: Anustup Basu

Price: $15.38

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2012

Seller ID: 101860

ISBN: 8125047557

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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 aestheti... View more info

Figurations in Indian Film

By: Meheli Sen & Anustup Basu (Eds)

Price: $17.55

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2014

Seller ID: 101853

ISBN: 8125054251

Condition: New


Just as the celebration of 100 years of Indian cinema comes to an end, this book takes stock of continuities as well as breaks that have made Indian cinema what it is now Volume contains original, sophisticated and complementary selection of chapters that examine ‘figures’ in and of Indian cinema Indian cinema here is taken in its broad sense to include popular and more art and new / niche film developments.This collection of essays brings together ideas about figures and figurations that have been swirling around in Indian cinema studies for a considerable period now Thematically arranged... View more info