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Fantasies of authenticity, anxieties of culture: global capital, entertainment and cultural nationalism in the contemporary popular cinemas of India and China since 1990

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My thesis is dedicated to the study of popular, commercial cinema as a force within the discourse of national and personal identity in the rapidly changing mega-economies of India and China, and their diasporas, since the watershed year of 1990. Its purpose is to reveal the unique pattern of like and unlike that exists between the "Social Representations" (Serge Moscovici 2000) of contemporary India and China on screen through a juxtapositional comparative approach, close...

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Oriental Studies Faculty
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University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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SOAS
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Royal Holloway
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2017-10-31

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