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No Limits Media Studies from India,9780198083986

No Limits Media Studies from India

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9/1/2013
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Oxford University Press
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Summary

India after globalization is an increasingly mediatized society. Today, media experiences, desires, dream worlds, and fears have enveloped our time with force that was unimagined before. The blurring of the private and the public is now dramatically visible. The 'power of media' is a core explanatory category in public and academic common sense. No Limits maps the emergence of this mediatized world, and reflects on its wideranging consequences.

The volume approaches this transformation of India from the prism of media studies. With essays authored by well-known scholars in the fields of cinema, television, radio, music, print, and the Internet, it presents a wide ranging and fresh perspective on our mediamodernity. From media in the colonial era to contemporary experiences after globalization, it provides a long-term, comparative perspective to the present transformations. No Limits maps new connections between old and new media, and sets up questions for addressing past and present.

Presenting the media in India as a prism through which millions access the world, this volume will be indispensable to common citizens, students and scholars of sociology, social anthropology, media and cultural studies, mass communication, political science, and history.

Author Biography


Ravi Sundaram is Senior Fellow, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, Delhi.

Table of Contents


List of Tables and Figures
Preface
List of Abbreviations
Introduction: The Horizon of Media Studies, Ravi Sundaram
PART ONE: MAPPING THE TERRAIN
1. The 'Bollywoodization' of the Indian Cinema: Cultural Nationalism in a Global Arena The 'Bollywoodization' of the Indian Cinema: Cultural Nationalism in a Global Arena
Afterword: The Bollywoodization Argument-Ten Years On, Ashish Rajadhyaksha
2. Sensuous Encounters: Law, Affect, and the Media Event, Lawrence Liang
3. The Inner and Outer Worlds of Emergent Television Cultures, Shohini Ghosh
PART TWO: CIRCULATION
4. Mission, Money, and Machinery: Indian Newspapers in the Twentieth Century, Robin Jeffrey
5. Revisiting the Pirate Kingdom, Ravi Sundaram
6. Figures of Transit: Tracing a Century of Hollywood in India, Nitin Govil
PART THREE: PUBLICS
7. Creating Cinema's Reading Publics: The Emergence of Film Journalism in Bombay, Debashree Mukherjee
8. Notes on Contemporary Film Experience: 'Bollywood', Genre Diversity, and Video Circuits, Ravi S. Vasudevan
9. Whistling Fans: Reflections on the Sociology, Politics, and Performativity of an Excessively Active Audience, S.V. Srinivas
10. Unimaginable Communities: Television, Globalization, and National Identities in Postcolonial India, Shanti Kumar
11. The Imagined Reign of the Iron Lecturer: Village Broadcast in Colonial India, Joselyn Zivin
12. The 'Terrorist' and the Screen: Afterimages of the Batla House 'Encounter', Shuddhabrata Sengupta
PART FOUR: PRODUCTION
13. The Gramophone Company in India, 1898-1912: The Evolution of an Early Media Enterprise, Vibodh Parthasarthy
14. Democratizing Indian Popular Music: From Cassette Culture to the Digital Era, Peter Manuel
15. Film Stardom after Liveness, Ranjani Mazumdar
Notes on Contributors
Index


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