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Author Majumdar, Neepa, 1961- author

Title Wanted cultured ladies only! : female stardom and cinema in India, 1930s-1950s / Neepa Majumdar
Published Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 258 pages) : illustrations
Contents Translocating : Hollywood stardom in India -- The split discourse of Indian stardom -- The morality and machinery of stardom -- Real and imagined stars -- Spectatorial desires and the hierarchies of stardom -- Monopoly, frontality, and doubling in postwar Bombay cinema -- Nargis and the double space of female desire in Anhonee -- The embodied voice : song sequences and stardom in Bombay cinema
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-247) and index
Subject Actresses -- India -- Biography.
Motion picture actors and actresses -- India -- Biography.
Motion pictures -- India -- History.
Women in motion pictures.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008035896
ISBN 0252091787
(cloth : alk. paper)
(paperback : alk. paper)
(cloth : alk. paper)
(paperback : alk. paper)