Journals Higher Education



Published: 16 October 2020

288 Pages

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190938741

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Dancing Women

Choreographing Corporeal Histories of Hindi Cinema

Usha Iyer

  • Offers new theoretical frameworks for the study of film dance
  • Provides an intermedial and material history of Hindi cinema
  • Offers new perspectives on gendered performance and mobility through a focus on women's labor and collaboration
  • Analyzes performance histories across axes of caste, class, religion, and region
  • Expands our understanding of film stardom, acting, and industry practices
  • Features a website with video examples

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