The Cinema of Satyajit Ray: Between Tradition and Modernity / Edition 1

The Cinema of Satyajit Ray: Between Tradition and Modernity / Edition 1

by Darius Cooper
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521629802

ISBN-13: 9780521629805

Pub. Date: 09/28/2007

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The most comprehensive treatment of Satyajit Ray's work, The Cinema of Satyajit Ray makes accessible the oeuvre of one of the most prolific and creative filmmakers of the twentieth century. Providing analyses of selected films, including those that comprise The Apu Trilogy, Chess Players, and Jalsaghar, among others, Darius Cooper outlines Western influences on Ray's…  See more details below

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The most comprehensive treatment of Satyajit Ray's work, The Cinema of Satyajit Ray makes accessible the oeuvre of one of the most prolific and creative filmmakers of the twentieth century. Providing analyses of selected films, including those that comprise The Apu Trilogy, Chess Players, and Jalsaghar, among others, Darius Cooper outlines Western influences on Ray's work, such as the plight of women functioning within a patriarchal society, Ray's political vision of the "doubly colonized," and his attack and critique of the Bengali/Indian middle class of today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521629805
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/28/2007
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Film Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
276
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Between wonder, intuition and suggestion: Rasa in Satyajit Ray's The Apu Trilogy and Jalsaghar; 2. From gazes to threat: the Odyssian Yatra (journey) of the Ray woman; 3. The responses, trauma and subjectivity of the Ray Purush (man); 4. Satyajit Ray's political version of the doubly colonized; 5. From newly discovered Margins: Ray's responses to the center; Notes; Selected bibliography; Filmography; Index.

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