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Women in Malayalam cinema: naturalising gender hierarchies

By: Pillai, Meena T.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi Orient BlackSwan 2010Description: viii, 242 p.ISBN: 9788125038658.Subject(s): Motion pictures -- India -- Kerala -- History | Women in motion picturesDDC classification: 791.4309548 Summary: Drawing on contemporary critical theories and academic debates, Women in Malayalam Cinema: Naturalising Gender Hierarchies analyses Malayalam cinema and the question of women from different perspectives. In its focus on woman-cinema interface, as depicted in a century of Malayalam cinema, this book addresses a wide range of themes crucial for a nuanced understanding of Malayalam film culture gender stereotyping, marriage and family, the aftermaths of matriliny, caste and gender relations, hegemonic patriarchy, female friendships and soft porn. (http://www.orientblackswan.com/display.asp?categoryID=0&isbn=978-81-250-3865-8)
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Drawing on contemporary critical theories and academic debates, Women in Malayalam Cinema: Naturalising Gender Hierarchies analyses Malayalam cinema and the question of women from different perspectives. In its focus on woman-cinema interface, as depicted in a century of Malayalam cinema, this book addresses a wide range of themes crucial for a nuanced understanding of Malayalam film culture gender stereotyping, marriage and family, the aftermaths of matriliny, caste and gender relations, hegemonic patriarchy, female friendships and soft porn. (http://www.orientblackswan.com/display.asp?categoryID=0&isbn=978-81-250-3865-8)

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