This publication is set the preferred cinema of North India ("Bollywood") and the way it recasts literary classics. It addresses questions on the interface of movie and literature, resembling how Bollywood videos transform literary topics, supply various (broader or narrower) interpretations, shift plots, tales, and characters to house the medium and the economics of the style, occasionally even altering the way in which literature is learn. This booklet addresses the socio-political implications of renowned reinterpretations of "elite culture", exploring gender matters and the perceived "sexism" of the North Indian renowned movie and the way that performs out while literature is transformed into movie. Written by means of a world staff of specialists on Indian literature and picture, the chapters during this e-book concentrate on those principal questions, but additionally conceal a variety of literary works which were tailored in movie. each one a part of the ebook discusses how a specific style of literature has been "recast" into movie. the person chapters specialise in comparisons and shut reports of person movies or movie songs encouraged by way of "classics" of literature. The ebook could be of curiosity to these learning Indian movie and literature and South Asian pop culture extra generally.
Read Online or Download Indian Literature and Popular Cinema: Recasting Classics (Routledge Contemporary South Asia Serie) PDF
Similar Film Television books
Movie is an artwork shape with a language and a cultured all its personal. due to the fact that 1979, David Bordwell and Kristin Thompson's movie paintings has been the best-selling and most generally revered advent to the research of cinema. Taking a skills-centered procedure supported via examples from many sessions and international locations, the authors support scholars strengthen a center set of analytical abilities that would increase their figuring out of any movie, in any style.
Revered movie critic Gonzalo Aguilar bargains a lucid and complex research of Argentine motion pictures of the decade. this can be the main entire and updated paintings in English to ascertain the "new Argentine cinema" phenomenon. Aguilar seems to be at hugely proper motion pictures, together with fresh award-winners in any respect of the main fairs.
By means of breaking down vintage movies from the nineteen-nineties similar to woodland Gump and giant, this ebook deals a reel-to-reel cultural research, chronicling the idea that of 'spin' as a tremendous sociopolitical persuasion process.
The single advisor to the artwork and means of colour correction according to the worthwhile wisdom of greater than a dozen of the pinnacle colorists on this planet. This e-book permits you remarkable entry to the best way the masters of the craft procedure their paintings. Containing a long time of event colorist information, this publication offers an knowing of what top-tier colorists search for in a picture and the way they recognize what to do to make it nice.
Additional info for Indian Literature and Popular Cinema: Recasting Classics (Routledge Contemporary South Asia Serie)