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Author Dass, Manishita.
Title Outside the lettered city [electronic resource] : cinema, modernity, and the public sphere in late colonial India / Manishita Dass.
Publication Info Oxford : New York : Oxford University Press, [2016]



Descript xiv, 229 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Introduction: cinema and the lettered city in colonial India -- Conjuring tricks: mythologicals and the invention of an "Indian" public -- Shadows on the screen: imagining the mass audience in 1920s India -- A school for scandal: cinema and lessons in modernity -- Distant observers: Bengali film criticism and dreams of a future cinema -- Conclusion: the once and future public.
Note .
ISBN 9780199394388 (cloth)
9780199394395 (pbk.)
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Author Dass, Manishita.
Subject Motion pictures -- India -- History -- 20th century.
Motion picture audiences -- India -- History.
Descript xiv, 229 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Introduction: cinema and the lettered city in colonial India -- Conjuring tricks: mythologicals and the invention of an "Indian" public -- Shadows on the screen: imagining the mass audience in 1920s India -- A school for scandal: cinema and lessons in modernity -- Distant observers: Bengali film criticism and dreams of a future cinema -- Conclusion: the once and future public.
Note .
ISBN 9780199394388 (cloth)
9780199394395 (pbk.)
Author Dass, Manishita.
Subject Motion pictures -- India -- History -- 20th century.
Motion picture audiences -- India -- History.

Subject Motion pictures -- India -- History -- 20th century.
Motion picture audiences -- India -- History.
Descript xiv, 229 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Introduction: cinema and the lettered city in colonial India -- Conjuring tricks: mythologicals and the invention of an "Indian" public -- Shadows on the screen: imagining the mass audience in 1920s India -- A school for scandal: cinema and lessons in modernity -- Distant observers: Bengali film criticism and dreams of a future cinema -- Conclusion: the once and future public.
Note .
ISBN 9780199394388 (cloth)
9780199394395 (pbk.)

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