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Bollywood Cinema: Temples of Desire
India is home to Bollywood - the largest film industry in the world. Movie theaters are said to be the "temples of modern India," with Bombay producing nearly 800 films per year that are viewed byExpand
Bollywood cinema: A critical genealogy
"Bollywood" has finally made it to the Oxford English Dictionary. The 2005 edition defines it as: "a name for the Indian popular film industry, based in Bombay. Origin 1970s. Blend of Bombay andExpand
The Girmit ideology revisited
Adopting the concept of diaspora to the experience of people of Indian subcontinental origin dispersed in other areas, Nelson uses this paradigm to analyze Indian expatriate writing. In Reworlding,Expand
Annotating Salman Rushdie: Reading the Postcolonial
This book looks at ways of reading, and uncovering and recovering meanings, in postcolonial writing in English through the works of Salman Rushdie. It uses textual criticism and applied literaryExpand
Decentering history: Some versions of Bombay cinema
My aim in this paper is to discuss a fragment of this enormous cultural artifact. The fragment in question is limited by language since the paper will be concerned only with popular Hindi cinema. IExpand