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The Melodramatic Public: Film Form and Spectatorship in Indian Cinema

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What does it mean to say Indian movies are melodramatic? How do film audiences engage with socio-political issues? Whatrole hascinema played in the emergence of new economic forms, consumer cultures, and digital technologies in a globalizing India?The Melodramatic Public analyzes melodrama as a narrative architecture and expressive form which connects the public and the pr ...more
Hardcover, 476 pages
Published January 15th 2011 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published January 1st 2010)
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