Beyond Bollywood by Jigna Desai
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Beyond Bollywood
By Jigna Desai

Beyond Bollywood

The Cultural Politics of South Asian Diasporic Film

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Beyond Bollywood by Jigna Desai

Book Description

Beyond Bollywood is the first comprehensive look at the emergence, development, and significance of contemporary South Asian diasporic cinema. From a feminist and queer perspective, Jigna Desai explores the hybrid cinema of the "Brown Atlantic" through a close look at films in English from and about South Asian diasporas in the United States, Canada, and Britain, including such popular films as My Beautiful Laundrette, Fire, Monsoon Wedding, and Bend it Like Beckham.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415966849
ISBN-10: 0415966841
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x 21mm)
Pages: 296
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 8-Jan-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Jigna Desai

Jigna Desai is Assistant Professor of Women's Studies at the University of Minnesota. She lives in Minneapolis.

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