Media, culture, and social change in Asia series, 14.Tamil cinema : the cultural politics of India’s other film industry [Englished.]9780203930373, 0203930371

Author : edited by Selvaraj Velayutham.
Description:The cultural history and politics of South Indian Tamil cinema / Selvaraj Velayutham -- A good woman, a very good woman : Tamil cinema's women / C.S. Lakshmi -- The Tamil film heroine : from a passive subject to a pleasurable object / Sathiavathi Chinniah -- Bringing the Amman into presence in Tamil cinema : cinema spectatorship as sensuous apprehension / Kalpana Ram -- Politics and the film in Tamil Nadu : the stars and the DMK / Robert L. Hardgrave, Jr. -- The nurturing hero : changing images of MGR / Sara Dickey -- Tamil cinema in the public sphere : the evolving art of banner advertisements in Chennai / Preminda Jacob -- Encountering a new art : writers' response to cinema in Tamil Nadu / S. Theodore Baskaran -- Cinema in the countryside : popular Tamil film and the remaking of rural life / Anand Pandian -- Imaginary geographies : the makings of South in contemporary Tamil cinema / Rajan Krishnan -- Encounters with India : (ethno)-nationalism in Tamil cinema / Vijay Devadas and Selvaraj Velayutham -- The diaspora and the global circulation of Tamil cinema / Selvaraj Velayutham.
Categories: Art Cinema
Year :2008
Publisher : Routledge
Language : English
N° Of Pages : 1 online resource (xvi, 201 p.) : ill.[218]
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