The Melodramatic Public : Film Form and Spectatorship in Indian Cinema Hardback
by R. Vasudevan
What does it mean to say Indian movies are melodramatic?
How do film audiences engage with socio-political issues?
What role has cinema played in the emergence of new economic forms, consumer cultures and digital technologies in a globalizing India?
Ravi Vasudevan addresses these questions in a wide-ranging analysis of Indian cinema.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 457 pages, XVII, 457 p.
- Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
- Publication Date: 01/02/2011
- Category: Film theory & criticism
- ISBN: 9780230247642
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