The Cultural Politics of South Asian Diasporic Film
By (author) Jigna Desai
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Beyond Bollywood by Jigna Desai
Book DescriptionBeyond 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 DetailsISBN: 9780415966849
(229mm x 152mm x 21mm)
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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