India's immortal comic books : gods, kings, and other heroes / Karline McLain

Main Author: McLain, Karline, Auteur IdrefLanguage: anglais.Country: ETATS-UNIS.Publication: Bloomington & Indianapolis : Indiana University Press, copyright 2009Description: 1 vol. (XIII-240 p.- [8] p. de pl.) : ill. en coul., couv. ill. en coul. ; 26 cmISBN: 978-0-253-35277-4; 0-253-35277-0; 978-0-253-22052-3; 0-253-22052-1.Series: Contemporary Indian studiesClassification: 41INBibliography: Bibliogr. p. 221-229. Index.Subject - Topical Name: Comic books, strips, etc -- Social aspects -- India | Comic books, strips, etc -- Moral and ethical aspects -- India | Bandes dessinées -- Inde Histoire et critique | Bandes dessinées -- Aspect social Inde | Culture populaire, Aspect religieux List(s) this item appears in: Inde_autrement_Drupal
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Bibliogr. p. 221-229. Index

Comic books that radiate a spiritual force The father of Indian comic books Long-suffering wives and self-sacrificing queens Accurately sequencing goddess Durga's mythology The warrior-king Shivaji in history and mythology Muslims as secular heroes and zealous villains Mahatma Gandhi as a comic book hero Conclusion. The global legacy of Amar Chitra Katha