Bollywood Shakespeares by C. DionneBollywood Shakespeares by C. Dionne

Bollywood Shakespeares

byC. DionneEditorP. Kapadia

Paperback | March 27, 2014

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Here, essays use the latest theories in postcolonialism, globalization, and post-nationalism to explore how world cinema and theater respond to Bollywood's representation of Shakespeare. In this collection, Shakespeare is both part of an elite Western tradition and a window into a vibrant post-national identity founded by a global consumer culture.
Richard Allen, New York University, USA Paromita Chakravarti, Jadavpur University, India Brinda Charry, Keene State College, USA Rosa María García-Periago, University of Murcia, Spain Mike Heidenberg, Fashion Institute of Technology, USA Kendra Preston Leonard, independent scholar Gitanjali Shahani, San Francisco State University, USA ...
Title:Bollywood ShakespearesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pagesPublished:March 27, 2014Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1349481483

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Shakespeare and Bollywood: the Difference a World Makes; Craig Dionne and Parmita Kapadia PART I: BOLLYWOOD'S DEBT TO THE THEATER: AESTHETIC AND CULTURAL MULTIVALENCY 1. Parsi Shakespeare: The Precursor to 'Bollywood Shakespeare'; Vikram Singh Thakur 2. Bollywood Battles the Bard: The Evolving Relationship Between Film and Theater in Shakespeare Wallah; Parmita Kapadia PART II: SHAKESPEARE'S LOCAL FACE: USING SHAKESPEARE TO REARTICULATE INDIAN IDENTITIES 3. The Ambiguities of Bollywood Conventions and the Reading of Transnationalism in Vishal Bhardwaj's Maqbool; Rosa María García Periago 4. No Country For Young Women: Empowering Emilia in Vishal Bhardwaj's Omkara; Mike Heidenberg 5. The Global as Local / Othello as Omkara; Brinda Charry and Gitanjali Shahani PART III: BOLLYWOOD'S CULTURAL CAPITAL: BOLLYWOOD SELLS SHAKESPEARE 6. Interrogating 'Bollywood Shakespeare': Reading Rituporno Ghosh's The Last Lear; Paromita Chakravarti 7. The Sounds of India in Supple's Twelfth Night; Kendra Preston Leonard 8. Comedies of Errors: Shakespeare, Indian Cinema, and The Poetics of Mistaken Identity; Richard Allen Afterword: Shakespeare and Bollywood