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More on Roja

More on Roja Venkatesh Chakravarthy MSS Pandian TEJASWINI NIRANJANAs 'Integrating Whose Nation? Tourists and Terrorists in 15) is significant both in foregrounding the problematic oeuvre of Manirathinam and in addressing a series of questions which are important in the context of the dominant film-practice of our times. These questions relate to such issues as the construction of national identity, the linearisation of history, the reproduction of the subject, the disavowal of female subjectivity, the manner in which the spectator, s/he, is written into the discourse of the film and the violence of such a writing in erasing other voices and blocking other narratives which are capable of telling a different story or writing a different history.

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