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Vestiges of Mysore: 1980–9

M.K. Raghavendra

in Bipolar Identity: Region, Nation and the Kannada Language Film

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198071587
eISBN:
9780199080793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198071587.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter examines Kannada films of the 1980s, a period in which some genres in Kannada cinema — the mythological film, the historical film — died out and new genres like the youth film appeared. ... More


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

Uma Maheswari Bhrugubanda

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780199487356
eISBN:
9780199093281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199487356.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

If cinema has the power to possess people, persuade, or mesmerize them, how do we understand that compelling power? Is the display of devotion in the cinema hall the same as devotion in a temple? How ... More


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