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McLain, Karline: "The Place of Comics in the Modern Hindu Imagination." In: Religion Compass 5.10 (2011), S. 598–608. 
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Resource type: Journal Article
Languages: englisch
Peer reviewed
DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-8171.2011.00304.x
BibTeX citation key: McLain2011
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Categories: General
Keywords: "Amar Chithra Katha", Indien, Pai. Anant, Religion
Creators: McLain
Collection: Religion Compass
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Abstract
This article provides an overview of the birth of comics in India; a discussion of the available scholarship to date, which has focused largely on India’s most prominent comic book series, Amar Chitra Katha, and its connections to classical Hindu mythology and modern Hindu nationalist ideology; a roundup of recent developments in Indian comics since the creation of Amar Chitra Katha; and briefly offers some suggestions for further research.
  
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