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BioScope Volume 6 Number 1, January 2015


The January 2015 issue of BioScope: South Asian Screen Studies is now available both in print and online. The issue is entitled Transitions and Emergences: Language, Community and Nation in 1940s Cinema, and now

Ravi S. Vasudevan, Rosie Thomas, Neepa Majumdar, and Moinak Biswas


The Eloquent Language: Hindustani in 1940s Indian Cinema
David Lunn

Film Genres, the Muslim Social, and Discourses of Identity c. 1935–1945
Ravi S. Vasudevan

Meena Shorey: The Droll Queen of Partition
Salma Siddique

The Discrete Charm of Local Practices: Malegaon and the Politics of Locality
Ishita Tiwary


Sharing the Silver Screen: The Social Experience of Cinemagoing in the Indian Diaspora
Iris Vandevelde, Philippe Meers, Sofie Van Bauwel, and Roel Vande Winkel