An introduction to the field of South Asian media studies through the lens of misrepresentations on screen.
Introduction: Snuff Movie
Chapter 1: Sexy Sammy and Red Rosie
Chapter 2: Panoramas of the Electronic Hearth
Chapter 3: The Hanging Channel
Chapter 4: Mela: Two Augusts Conclusion: Global South Bibliography Index
John Hutnyk is the author of The Rumour of Calcutta: Tourism, Charity and the Poverty of Representation (1996), Critique of Exotica: Music, Politics and the Culture Industry (2000); Bad Marxism: Capitalism and Cultural Studies (2004); Pantomime Terror: Music and Politics (2014); and, co-author, with Virinder Kalra and Raminder Kaur, of Diaspora and Hybridity (2005). He presently works at the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Ton Duc Thang University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Contact at: JohnHutnyk@tdtu.edu.vn).