Reading 'Bollywood': The Young Audience and Hindi Films

Reading 'Bollywood': The Young Audience and Hindi Films

by S. Banaji
     
 

ISBN-10: 0230001726

ISBN-13: 9780230001725

Pub. Date: 05/23/2006

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK

This book explores representations of gender, sexuality and ethnicity in Hindi films, in the socio-political context and in terms of how young audiences in India and the UK construct them. In-depth interviews, observations and photographs provide insights into spectatorship and comparison with theories about Hindi film and popular culture.

Overview

This book explores representations of gender, sexuality and ethnicity in Hindi films, in the socio-political context and in terms of how young audiences in India and the UK construct them. In-depth interviews, observations and photographs provide insights into spectatorship and comparison with theories about Hindi film and popular culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230001725
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
05/23/2006
Edition description:
2006
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Preface List of Illustrations Hindi Films: Theoretical Debates and Textual Studies Audiences and Hindi Films: Contemporary Studies Hindi Film-Going and the Viewing Context in Two Countries 'A Man Who Smokes Should Never Marry A Village Girl' : Comments on Courtship and Marriage Bollywood-Style Short Skirts, Long Veils and Dancing Men: Responses to Dress and the Body More or Less Spicy Kisses: Responses to Sex, Love and Sexuality Politics and Spectatorship 1: Viewing Love, Religion and Ethnic Violence Politics and Spectatorship 2: Young Men Viewing Terrorism and State Violence Conclusion: The Tricky Politics of Viewing Pleasure Notes Bibliography Filmography Index

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