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Title Religion in literature and film in South Asia / edited by Diana Dimitrova
Edition First edition
Published New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010


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Description xiv, 226 pages ; 22 cm
Contents On myth and mythologizing : an introduction / Diana Dimitrova -- Religion, myth, and gender. Seeking God : narratives of the spiritual in Amrita Bharati's work and Hindi poetry / Lucy Rosenstein -- Who is Afraid of Mīrābāī? : Gulzar's antidote for Mīrā's poison / Heidi Pauwels -- Religion and gender in Bollywood film / Diana Dimitrova -- The creative modern and the myths of the goddess Mariyamman / Perundevi Srinivasan -- Religion, myth and politics. Constructed religious feelings and communal identities in Hamārā Śahar us baras by Gītāñjali Śrī / Alessandra Consolaro -- Dharma reconsidered : the inappropriate poetry of Arun Kolatkar in Sarpa Satra / Laetitia Zecchini -- From otherland to the divine land : exile, mysticism, and secularism in K.B. Vaid's Dard lā davā / Anne Castaing -- In the face of even lesser breeds : reading Nayantara Sahgal with Indian Christians / Clara Joseph -- Censorship, social reform, and mythological drama in colonial India / Nandi Bhatia -- From Kuruksetra to Rāmarājya : a comparative analysis of the star personas of Amitabh Bachchan and Shahrukh Khan / Sunny Singh
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Indic literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Motion pictures -- India -- History.
Motion pictures -- India.
Myth in motion pictures.
Myth in literature.
Religion in literature.
Religion in motion pictures.
South Asia -- Religion.
Author Dimitrova, Diana, 1969-
LC no. 2009041346
ISBN 0230622259 (hardback)
9780230622258 (hardback)