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Hogan, Patrick Colm
Understanding Indian movies : culture, cognition, and cinematic imagination / Patrick Colm Hogan
1st ed
Austin : University of Texas Press, c2008
book jacket
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 4th Floor  PN1993.5.I8 H64 2008    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Motion pictures -- India
Physical Description 293 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [265]-280) and index
Contents Indian movies and the people who love them : universality and cultural particularity in the cinema -- From mythical romances to historical sacrifices : universal stories in South Asia (Ardhangini, Baaz, and The terrorist) -- The film and the world : global themes, local movies (Nish̄ānt and Sholay) -- Once more, with feeling : human emotions and cultural imagination (Mother India, Bandit queen, and Shree 420) -- "So, what's the deal with all the singing?" : the cognitive universality of the Hindi musical (Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham) -- Seeing Indian style : the brain and its visual culture (Umrao Jaan and Fire) -- On watching Indian movies
Series Cognitive approaches to literature and culture series

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