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positions (2017) 25 (1): 101–124.
Published: 01 February 2017
... by Pradhan Sudhi . Calcutta : National Book Agency . Purkayastha Prarthana . 2014 . Indian Modern Dance, Feminism, and Transnationalism . London : Palgrave Mcmillan . Rajadhyaksha Ashish Willemen Paul . 1999 . Encyclopaedia of Indian Cinema . Edited by Rajadhyaksha...
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positions (2017) 25 (3): 595–629.
Published: 01 August 2017
...-press/1/379631.html . Kaviraj Sudipta . 2010 . The Trajectories of the Indian State: Politics and Ideas . Ranikhet : Permanent Black . Kumar Krishan . 1995 . From Post-Industrial to Post-Modern Society: New Theories of the Contemporary World . Oxford : Basil Blackwell...
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 713–737.
Published: 01 November 2019
... the domains of choice of spouse, food, and dress. While tradition and modernity are conceptualized as binaries, the single women in these novels seem to be wrestling with a way of articulating a selfhood without having to pick a side. In their refusal to conform to ideas of Indian selfhood wherein...
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positions (2017) 25 (1): 29–50.
Published: 01 February 2017
...: The Avant-Garde Rejection of Modernism . Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press . India . 1959 . Dir. Rossellini Roberto . Rome : Aniene Film , 35mm film . Kaul Mani . 1983 . “Towards a Cinematic Object.” In Indian Cinema Superbazaar , edited by Vasudev Aruna Lengelt...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 491–505.
Published: 01 August 2008
... to resolve the systemic contradictions. Story 1. The Story of the Zapatistas, the Masked Army: how the indigenous Indians have changed their ancient tradition of living in harmony with nature and are now “destroying” nature in order to farm and subsist. Story 2. The Story of the “Straw-Hat Plot of Land”: how...
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positions (2017) 25 (1): 223–248.
Published: 01 February 2017
... Indian modernity References Ahmed Aijaz . 1987 . “Jameson's Rhetoric of Otherness and the ‘National Allegory.’ ” Social Text , no. 17 : 3 – 25 . Bakhtin Mikhail M. 1981 . The Dialogic Imagination . Translated by Emerson Caryl Holquist Michael . Austin...
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positions (2002) 10 (2): 471–502.
Published: 01 May 2002
.... What we see in this first culinary autobiography is the intimacy of gus- tatory and national memories as Jaffrey tracks for us the emergence of an Indian modernity through the medium of changes in domestic spatial ar- rangements, food preparation...
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positions (1995) 3 (2): 483–509.
Published: 01 May 1995
... then thwarted, by colonialism. The official discourse of the Indian state fur- ther proclaimed-first under Nehru, and then in the early years of Indira Gandhi’s rule- that the goal of modernization and the ideal of social jus- tice were necessarily...
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positions (1994) 2 (2): 446–463.
Published: 01 May 1994
... from which the problem of Indian modernity cannot be separated. (The question of colonial modernity, or I might say the question of colonialism itself, remains an absent problem in much poststructuralisdpostmodern writing.) However...
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positions (2017) 25 (1): 145–172.
Published: 01 February 2017
...” modernity by the hero and moved inward toward what they posed as the moral heart of the village. The addressee of these films was no longer an Indian state that sought to disavow Tamil language and identity in the face of a “pan-­Indian nationalism...
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positions (2017) 25 (1): 51–99.
Published: 01 February 2017
...- dition of Indian modernity compounded and complicated this deferral, in its vacillations between desires to move toward Western ideas of nationhood, progress, and development on the one hand, and to return to an idealized, premodern, precolonial...
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positions (2006) 14 (3): 717–747.
Published: 01 August 2006
... of Indian femininity as well as an idiom of Indian nationalism and secular modernity. Third, if the selection of Miss India USA is vested in a nationalist ideal positions 14:3  Winter 2006 720...
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positions (2017) 25 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 February 2017
... political nature of Indian cinema and its links to modernity and its vicissitudes (Pandian 1992; Chakravarty 1993; Prasad 1998; Vasude- van 2000). One of the welcome shifts in focus in the study of Indian cinema in the last...
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positions (2007) 15 (1): 165–208.
Published: 01 February 2007
... fulcrum, mediating between Western Enlightenment models of modernity and Eastern ideas of what it meant to be enlightened, and in so doing develop a modern identity into the future, relativizing modernity itself in the Indian context. The third...
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positions (1999) 7 (3): 731–762.
Published: 01 August 1999
... of Cultural and Social Anthropology at Stanford University, is currently working on a dissertation on Hindi film and Indians in Trinidad. 6 Ravi Vasudevan, “Film Studies, New Cultural History and Experience of Modernity,” Eco...
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positions (2017) 25 (1): 125–144.
Published: 01 February 2017
... In studies on Indian cinema, the attempts to modernize and aestheticize the cultural institution have been analyzed as structured by the considerations of mainly two broad impulses. Extricating Indian cinema from its “tradi- tional” roots (i.e., its...
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positions (2016) 24 (3): 693–719.
Published: 01 August 2016
... ). Indian Ocean Studies: Cultural, Social, and Political Perspectives . New York : Routledge . Nair Janaki ( 2006 ). Beyond Exceptionalism: South India and the Modern Historical Imagination . Indian Economic and Social History Review 43 , no. 3 : 323 – 47 . Nossiter T. J. ( 1982...
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positions (2003) 11 (1): 241–257.
Published: 01 February 2003
...Françoise Vergès 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Writing on Water: Peripheries, Flows, Capital, and Struggles in the Indian Ocean Françoise Vergès Current discussions about globalization often ignore the flows of capital that travel south to south...
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positions (2017) 25 (1): 9–28.
Published: 01 February 2017
... modern. Find- ing one’s home in the space of modernity is universally difficult. By and large, that attempt found a romantic resolution in the postindependence moment of Indian cinema. From the nineties on, the decline of the welfare...
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positions (2017) 25 (1): 249–250.
Published: 01 February 2017
... 2017 Contributors Moinak Biswas is a professor in the Department of Film Studies at Jadavpur University, Kolkata. He also is the coordinator of the Media Lab at Jadavpur. He writes on Indian cin- ema and culture...