Gender, Nation and Popular Film in India: Globalizing Muscular Nationalism

Gender, Nation and Popular Film in India: Globalizing Muscular Nationalism

by Sikata Banerjee

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ISBN-13: 9781138653993
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/03/2017
Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series
Pages: 152
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Sikata Banerjee is Professor of Gender Studies at the University of Victoria, Canada.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Gender, Nation, and Popular Film in a Globalizing India

2. Changing Norms and Contexts of Masculinity in Indian Popular Film

3. Nation, Manhood, and the Legacy of the British Gaze: The Presentist Use of History in Film

4. The Muslim Body in Indian Muscular Nationalism

5. Imagining the Diaspora: Social Anxieties, and the Transnational Middle Class in India

6. Conclusion: Muscular Nationalism and Film: Some Final Thoughts

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