ENGL 387 - "Bollywood"'s India: An Introduction to Indian Cinema

4 credits
A selective introduction to Indian cinema, this course will: (1) provide a brief history of its development; and (2) address subjects considered relevant to understanding its attractions: the cultural and aesthetic difference represented by its narrative/performative structures; its engagement with, and crafting of, issues relating to national identity, including those of gender, class and community; the state's role in its development; its implication in and reflection of globalizing currents in economy, society and culture. Diversity, Post-1900.
Prerequisites & Notes: For complete prerequisites, please refer to the English Program section titled "Advanced Courses."

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