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Cinema at the End of the Empire: A Politics in Translation in Britain and India

By: Priya Jaikumar

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Kolkata, India, Seagull Books: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019485

ISBN: 8170463165

Condition: New


How did the imperial logic underlying British and Indian film policy change with the British Empire’s loss of moral authority and political cohesion? Were British and Indian films of the 1930s and 1940s responsive to and responsible for such shifts? Cinema at the End of Empire illuminates this intertwined history of British and Indian cinema in the late colonial period. Challenging the rubric of national cinemas that dominates film studies, Priya Jaikumar contends that film aesthetics and film regulations were linked expressions of radical political transformations in a declining British Emp... View more info