Readership: Students, teachers, and researchers of film studies, cultural studies, politics, and sociology, as well as general readers.
Raghavendra, Film critic and scholar
M.K. Raghavendra is a freelance film critic and scholar living in Bangalore, India. He is the winner of 'National Award for the Best Film Critic—The Swarna Kamal'.
Introduction: Mysore, Cinema and Language
1: 'The Kannada Nation: 1957-69'
2: 'The Distance from Delhi: 1970-79'
3: 'Vestiges of Mysore: 1980-89'
4: 'Provisional Communities: 1990-99'
5: 'The Curse of Bangalore: 2000-08'