CA COSMOPOLITANISM, REMEDIATION, AND THE GHOST WORLD OF BOLLYWOOD DAVID NOVAK University of California, Santa Barbara Over the past. Intro Cosmopolitanism, Remediation, and the Ghost World of Bollywood Double click to crop it if necessary (cc) photo by Metro Centric on Flickr. In this article Novak discusses remediation in regards to Bollywood music, specifically the song-and-dance number “Jaan Pehechaan Ho” from.

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Mazumdar, Ranjani Bombay Cinema: Associated Press, June 4. Cambridge Uni- versity Press.

At the moment of her graduation into an unpleasant, rationalized, rote adult life, Enid revels in the possibility—however remote, implausible, and fantastic—that there is another world, another way to imagine being a part of all of this stuff, another channel in which to immerse herself.

Many songs that feature prominent Bollywood samples have passed uncontested, but other appropriations have begun to be challenged under international copyright law. Give examples of cases in which the circulation of media changes the interactions between global cultures.

Silvio, Teri Remediation and Local Globalizations: Indian Cinema and the Urban Experience. Skinn, Dez Comix: Boyle, Danny Slumdog Millionaire.


Gopal, Sangita, and Sujata Moorti, eds. Strassler, Karen The Face of Money: They did, however, seek to preserve and highlight the strange ways things circulate, by juxtaposing different media to make different kinds of sense.

In Ghost World, Enid is first drawn to pop culture nostalgia in a distanced remediwtion, but her ironic treatment morphs into appreciation. For viewers like Clowes, Jaan Pehechaan Ho was distanced from its origins from the outset.

Cosmopolitanism, Remediation, and the Ghost World of Bollywood

Rosencranz, Patrick Rebel Visions: We see her flat on her back, listening to the track over and over, as the ane spins out into her room from the record she picked up for a laugh—like her videotape of Jaan Pehechaan Ho—from a strange pile of stuff.

She stands stark still in the middle of her room as the camera circles around her face and its expressionless expression of total absorption. What are you wearing? Onstage, the band sings a series of film songs in Hindi and pop ballads in Cantonese. University of Chicago Press. Back on the screen, we see the fantastic dance song continue to unfold, but the whole performance is sublimely silly, both a tribute to and a mockery of the early rock-and-roll styles that it mirrors.


Miracle of Destiny with the bollywoor that its plot was substantially based on her novel A Woman of Substance. Annual Review of Anthropology Miss Bollywood Farhath Hussein, prod.

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Anthropology in a Media-Saturated World. Cover of Ghost World comic Clowes For a fuller list of essays in Cultural Anthropology on media, see http: Edo Bouman and Milan Hulsing, prods. There are no alternatives. Immediately following this glamorously odd footage, the next shot reveals a row of suburban houses in a blue—gray evening twilight see Figure 2.

Remediation reveals and constitutes contemporary cosmopolitanism. Skip to main content. Remember remediatiob on this computer. University of Minnesota Press.

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