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From the Cabaret Number to the Melodrama of Dance Reform: Folded Corporeal Histories of the Dancer-Actress in the 1950s and 1960s

Usha Iyer

in Dancing Women: Choreographing Corporeal Histories of Hindi Cinema

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190938734
eISBN:
9780190938772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190938734.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Chapter 4 focuses on two Bharatanatyam-trained stars in the 1950s and 1960s, Vyjayanthimala and Waheeda Rehman, analyzing changes in film dance alongside the canonization of specific classical and ... More


Scores of Movement: Lev Kuleshov’s Approach to Film Acting

Ana Hedberg Olenina

in Psychomotor Aesthetics: Movement and Affect in Modern Literature and Film

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190051259
eISBN:
9780190051297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190051259.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Chapter 3 examines the approaches to film actor training developed by the Soviet avant-garde filmmaker Lev Kuleshov in the early 1920s. Inspired by the radical innovations of contemporary theater, ... More


Performing Deities and Devotees: Debating Film-Making Practices

Uma Maheswari Bhrugubanda

in Deities and Devotees: Cinema, Religion, and Politics in South India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780199487356
eISBN:
9780199093281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199487356.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Chapter 5 adopts the framework suggested by Partha Chatterjee for the study of popular culture wherein the critical focus is on disciplinary practices rather than underlying beliefs or concepts. ... More


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