Spectacles of Blood: A Study of Masculinity and Violence in by Swaralipi Nandi,Esha Chatterjee PDF

By Swaralipi Nandi,Esha Chatterjee

ISBN-10: 9381017158

ISBN-13: 9789381017159

This publication locations itself on the nexus of present problems with violence, masculinity and tool within the postcolonial context and its illustration in its motion pictures in demanding, normalising, or contesting those significant matters of our occasions. The essays deal with the interaction of severe and theoretical insights either from literature and social stories in analysing the flicks in response to societal violence in postcolonial cultures: be it within the context of subtle terrorism, suicide bombings, the underworld, any organised crime, mob violence and so forth. The writers examine the the dynamics of the illustration of those matters as cinematic plots and strategies. They draw realization to the affective worth of the movies in producing and foregrounding the questions of emotions invoked through the onscreen violence, and the impression of this emotive kingdom at the problems with nationwide and cosmopolitan id formation. jointly, the essays improve either literary stories and social reviews with a nuanced borrowing and intermixing in their fundamental texts and modes of interpretation. This new choice of essays, hence, brings jointly, in a single quantity, the interaction of severe and theoretical insights from Literature, Sociology and Media Studies.

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