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The First Years of Independence: Birth of a Nation

M.K. Raghavendra

in Seduced by the Familiar: Narration and Meaning in Indian Popular Cinema

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195696547
eISBN:
9780199080281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195696547.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on the prevailing methods and themes in Indian cinema after 1947. In this period, the mythological and social melodramatic-centred films of the early 1930s and 1940s were ... More


True to Her Word: The Faithful Maiden Cult in Late Imperial China

Weijing Lu

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758086
eISBN:
9780804786782
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758086.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book examines the broad cultural, social, and gender meanings of the “faithful maiden” cult in late imperial China (1368–1911). Across the empire, an increasing number of young women or ... More


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