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Voyeurism, Intrusion and Aggression: the courtship narratives of modern masala

Blaxell, Edward


The prevalence of rape and sexual violence in India has been the subject of much recent discussion, leading some to question the role of Bollywood film in contributing to narratives of male dominance and normalised sexual violence. Bollywood itself has undergone extensive change in the past two decades, with a realignment of priorities away from the historical mass audience towards a new market dominated by the middle class. This thesis examines the courtship narratives of modern masala...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014-05-31
Type: Thesis (Honours)


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