Fiction, Film and Indian Popular Cinema
Salman Rushdie's Novels and the Cinematic Imagination
|Series title:||Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $145.00|
| Book Description: |
This book analyses the novels of Salman Rushdie and their stylistic conventions in the context of Indian popular cinema and its role in the elaboration of the author's arguments about post-independence postcolonial India. Focusing on different genres of Indian popular cinema, such as the 'Social', 'Mythological' and 'Historical', Stadtler examines how Rushdie's writing foregrounds the epic, the mythic, the tragic and the comic, linking them in storylines narrated in cinematic...