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Music of the Muses – Brahmo Sangeet From Raja Rammohan to Tagore

Last evening I attended a lecture demonstration by Srenanda Mukherjee organized by Sohini tracing out the path of the Brahmo sangeet from Raja Rammohan Roy to Rabindranath Tagore (The vowel in Brahmo being pronounced as the O in oval). Brahmo … Continue reading

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Clean Steel Through The Induction Furnace

The induction furnace is a contraption for melting steel scrap or directly reduced iron, or a combination of both through the use of electricity in order to produce steel ingots of sizes smaller than those produced in the Blast Furnace. … Continue reading

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Towards A Theory of the Indian Popular Cinema

Introduction: The present paper attempts to place in perspective the Indian popular cinema in the backdrop of film theories and shows that the cinema in India has a distinct historical context and social reality which makes it difficult for film … Continue reading

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Habermasian Public Sphere and Cinema

For Sanil 23rd November 2012   Looking for Habermas in Cinema as Popular Entertainment – Cinema as Public Sphere with special reference to India Susmita Dasgupta (references to be inserted)   Introduction: The idea of public sphere as constituent of … Continue reading

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