McLain, Karline: "The Place of Comics in the Modern Hindu Imagination." In: Religion Compass 5.10 (2011), S. 598–608.
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Keywords: "Amar Chithra Katha", India, Pai. Anant, Religion
Collection: Religion Compass
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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