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Bombay Cinema

Igor Krstić

in Slums on Screen: World Cinema and the Planet of Slums

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474406864
eISBN:
9781474421928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474406864.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The first part of this chapter discusses phases of slum representation in the cinema of Bombay/Mumbai, including those of what is better known as Bollywood. Together with scholars of Indian Cinema ... More


Three-Worlds Theory Chutney: Oliver Twist, Q&A and the Curious Case of Slumdog Millionaire

Jerod Ra'Del Hollyfield

in Framing Empire: Postcolonial Adaptations of Victorian Literature in Hollywood

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474429948
eISBN:
9781474453561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474429948.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This concluding chapter discusses Danny Boyle’s Oscar-winning Slumdog Millionaire as both an adaptation of Oliver Twistand—along with Anthony Minghella’s adaptation of The English Patient (1996)—the ... More


Slumdog or White Tiger?: The Abjection and Allure of Slums

Mrinalini Chakravorty

in In Stereotype: South Asia in the Global Literary Imaginary

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165969
eISBN:
9780231537766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165969.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses stereotypical portrayal of squatter colonies and slums, examining particularly the appearance of slums in the novel, The White Tiger, alongside the more commercially successful ... More


Cultural Flows, Travelling Shows: Bombay Talkies, Global Times

MAKARAND PARANJAPE

in Travels of Bollywood Cinema: From Bombay to LA

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075981
eISBN:
9780199081523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075981.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter relocates Bollywood's transnationalization in a form of ‘internationalism’ structuring Hindi film's borrowings from the Phalke era. Suggesting that contemporary global flows are not from ... More


Transnational Economies of Representation and the Labor of the Traveling Subaltern

Leela Fernandes

in Transnational Feminism in the United States: Knowledge, Ethics, Power

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760963
eISBN:
9780814762998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760963.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter studies two sets of cultural products, analyzing how different forms of knowledge—such as film and biography—circulate across national borders and have varying power effects in varying ... More


The Bollywood Turn in South Asian Cinema: National, Transnational, or Global?

ANJALI GERA ROY and CHUA BENG HUAT

in Travels of Bollywood Cinema: From Bombay to LA

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075981
eISBN:
9780199081523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075981.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter first sets out the purpose of the book, which is to examine the historical and spatial flows of Indian popular cinema from Bombay (Mumbai) and other production centres in the Indian ... More


Runaway Train: Railway Children and Normative Spatialities

Jonah Steinberg

in A Garland of Bones: Child Runaways in India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300222807
eISBN:
9780300241112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300222807.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores children's engagement with and presence in railway space, a theme depicted, though not thoroughly unpacked, in Lion, Slumdog Millionaire, and beyond. Children use the railway to ... More


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