Cinema at the End of Empire: A Politics of Transition in Britain and India / Edition 1

Cinema at the End of Empire: A Politics of Transition in Britain and India / Edition 1

by Priya Jaikumar
     
 

ISBN-10: 0822337932

ISBN-13: 9780822337935

Pub. Date: 05/03/2006

Publisher: Duke University Press Books

History of the relationship between government regulation of the film industry in the UK and the the developing film industry in India between the 1920s and 1940s.

Overview

History of the relationship between government regulation of the film industry in the UK and the the developing film industry in India between the 1920s and 1940s.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822337935
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
05/03/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Contents

List of Illustrations....................xi
Acknowledgments....................xiii
Introduction....................1
1. Film Policy and Film Aesthetics as Cultural Archives....................13
2. Acts of Transition: The British Cinematograph Films Acts of 1927 and 1938....................41
3. Empire and Embarrassment: Colonial Forms of Knowledge about Cinema....................65
4. Realism and Empire....................107
5. Romance and Empire....................135
6. Modernism and Empire....................165
7. Historical Romances and Modernist Myths in Indian Cinema....................195
Notes....................239
Bibliography....................289
Index of Films....................309
General Index....................313

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