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The Resource Celluloid deities : the visual culture of cinema and politics in South India, Preminda Jacob

Celluloid deities : the visual culture of cinema and politics in South India, Preminda Jacob

Label
Celluloid deities : the visual culture of cinema and politics in South India
Title
Celluloid deities
Title remainder
the visual culture of cinema and politics in South India
Statement of responsibility
Preminda Jacob
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book focuses attention on an aspect of India's dynamic and vibrant street art billboard size advertisements, hand-painted for the entertainment cinema industry and local political parties, that unfurl mural-like across the urban landscape of Chen
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jacob, Preminda
Dewey number
741.60954/82
Index
index present
LC call number
NC998.6.I52
LC item number
M335 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Commercial art
  • Painted signs and signboards
  • Graphic arts
  • Graphic arts
  • Art and society
  • DESIGN
  • DESIGN
  • DESIGN
  • DESIGN
  • Art and society
  • Commercial art
  • Graphic arts
  • Painted signs and signboards
  • India
Label
Celluloid deities : the visual culture of cinema and politics in South India, Preminda Jacob
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Of painters, politicians, and film stars -- Chennai's banner industry: artists and their methods -- Cooperation and conflict in Chennai's visual culture: financiers, artists and their audiences -- Tamil cinema: history, celebrities, genres -- Cine signs: semiotics of Chennai's cinema banners -- Coalescence of Tamil nationalism and the cinema industry -- Political cutout: celebrity and cult in Tamil Nadu -- Darshan and cinematic spectatorship -- Future of Chennai's visual culture
Control code
263869687
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780739131305
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)263869687
Label
Celluloid deities : the visual culture of cinema and politics in South India, Preminda Jacob
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Of painters, politicians, and film stars -- Chennai's banner industry: artists and their methods -- Cooperation and conflict in Chennai's visual culture: financiers, artists and their audiences -- Tamil cinema: history, celebrities, genres -- Cine signs: semiotics of Chennai's cinema banners -- Coalescence of Tamil nationalism and the cinema industry -- Political cutout: celebrity and cult in Tamil Nadu -- Darshan and cinematic spectatorship -- Future of Chennai's visual culture
Control code
263869687
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780739131305
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)263869687

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