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Public Culture (1 May 2011) 23 (2): 349–376.
Published: 01 May 2011
... appears frequently in costume dramas and in other genres, but the biopic is largely absent in mainstream cinema. This article looks at the biopic in popular Hindi cinema and at Richard Attenborough's Gandhi to examine what this tells us about the presence and absence of Gandhi in independent India...
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Public Culture (1 January 2019) 31 (1): 117–144.
Published: 01 January 2019
... Information and Broadcasting, and he retained the post throughout most of Nehru’s tenure) attests to Nehru’s faith in Keskar’s work and is evidence of the prime minister’s implicit support of AIR reforms. 2 All India Radio Bollywood citizenship classical music Hindi In October of 1952, B. V...
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Public Culture (1 May 2007) 19 (2): 307–328.
Published: 01 May 2007
... 2. The other awards were given for a literary work (a novel or collection of poems, short stories, or essays) in each of the following languages: Assamese, Bengali, Dogri, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Kashmiri, Konkani, Maithili, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi...
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Public Culture (1 May 1990) 2 (2): 104–113.
Published: 01 May 1990
...Vinay Dhanvadker Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 Six Contemporary Indian Poems Translated from the Hindi and Marathi by hayDhanvadker TRANSLATOR'SNOTE The six writers I have presented in this small...
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Public Culture (1 January 1993) 6 (1): 195–198.
Published: 01 January 1993
... Bombay and Madras, where films in Hindi and Tamil are produced for...
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Public Culture (1 September 1993) 5 (3): 629–638.
Published: 01 September 1993
... has been shown in countries like Indonesia, Thailand, Surinam, and Guyana, dubbed in the native languages. It has been shown in the major cities of the US, Canada, and England over the cable network. Star TV’s Hindi Channel, Zee TV...
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Public Culture (1 January 1993) 6 (1): 77–82.
Published: 01 January 1993
... and Hindu nations. Even the rise of the Urdu novel or, for that matter, the Hindi novel cannot be understood without relating it to its immediate context of linguistic politics.2 I do not know anything about Urdu novels, but, if Ahmad is indeed right that the nation is not a primary ideological...
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Public Culture (1 May 2011) 23 (2): 485–487.
Published: 01 May 2011
... University Press. Her current research interests include the emotions in Hindi cinema and the cultural history of the Indian elephant. Pamila Gupta is a senior researcher based at WISER (Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research) at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South...
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Public Culture (1 May 2007) 19 (2): 409–411.
Published: 01 May 2007
... manuscript “Reading Delhi: Englishwallahs, Hindi- wallahs, and the Politics of Language and Literary Production.” 4 1 0 David Shulman is professor of Indian studies and comparative religion at the Contributors Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel. He...
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Public Culture (1 May 2018) 30 (2): 277–282.
Published: 01 May 2018
... on the Indian public to place their faith in a cure that is certain. In the English-language version, antibiotic treatment is described as a sure cure for TB . In Hindi, the expression used is pura course, pakka ilaaj , which roughly translates as “a full course [of therapy] for proper cure.” 6...
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Public Culture (1 September 1993) 5 (3): 621–625.
Published: 01 September 1993
... English I learned in India was always braided in with other languages: Hindi (for I was born in Allahabad and spent my earliest years there); Malayalam, the language of my parents; Tamil, which was spoken by several friends; Marathi for I spent a year in hne. However, Paper presented at the...
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Public Culture (1 May 1989) 1 (2): 76–79.
Published: 01 May 1989
... the height of Mount Everest, which figures prominently throughout the book), a song that can only seem absurd and therefore comical because of its rhymes, mu1 tilingual phrasing (Hindi-Urdu mixed with English), content, and context. The name of the character is itself a part of that...
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Public Culture (1 January 2009) 21 (1): 211–214.
Published: 01 January 2009
... Bollywood: Travels of Hindi Song and Dance. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. Halttunen, Karen. 2008. A Companion to American Cultural History. Oxford: Blackwell. Harbson, John W., and Donald Rothchild, eds...
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Public Culture (1 September 2012) 24 (3 68): 643–646.
Published: 01 September 2012
..., Eliot, Zukofsky, Olson, Cree- ley, and the Ends of Patriarchal Poetry. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press. Ganti, Tejaswini. 2012. Producing Bollywood: Inside the Contemporary Hindi Film Industry. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press...
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Public Culture (1 May 1990) 2 (2): i–iii.
Published: 01 May 1990
... linked to He-Man, that muscular 6-inch male, who commands his own world of toy subordinates, and confirms the steroics of today's wrestlers and athletes alike, a peculiar look for the slim and hungry in places like India. There the blond Barbie is parasitic on the fantasy world of Hindi film...
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Public Culture (1 January 1989) 2 (1): 73–78.
Published: 01 January 1989
... - despite the numerical preponderance of Indian migrants on that island - is not Hindi (which appears at best to have the status of a domestic solidarity language) but a French creole. Similarly, the principal language of Indian migrants in Trinidad and Guyana is creole rather than Hindi. When...
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Public Culture (1 May 2015) 27 (2 (76)): 221–237.
Published: 01 May 2015
... not just with urbanity but with salvation. The most obvious way housing comes up in the Hindi films of the past decade or so is in the depictions of corrupt construction magnates and centers and their ties to equally corrupt politicians, police officers, and criminal mafias. These portrayals...
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Public Culture (1 January 1988) 1 (1): 5–9.
Published: 01 January 1988
... industries) seeks to popularize classical forms as can be seen in the growing popularity of the ghazal, an Islamic musical form per- formed in public. Mass cultural forms seek to coopt folk idioms as in the use of religious and historical motifs in the Hindi cinema. Since the end of World War...
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Public Culture (1 January 1999) 11 (1): 223–243.
Published: 01 January 1999
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Public Culture (1 January 2006) 18 (1): 185–208.
Published: 01 January 2006
... South Africa has for decades involved a systematic purging of everything char, such as drinking cheap liquor; speaking the characteristic South African Indian English heavily inflected with words from Afrikaans, Tamil, and Hindi; eating...