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Kajri Jain

In: Sexual Sites, Seminal Attitudes: Sexualities, Masculinities and Culture in South Asia

Chapter 12: Muscularity and its Ramifications: Mimetic Male Bodies in Indian Mass Culture

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Muscularity and its Ramifications: Mimetic Male Bodies in Indian Mass Culture
Muscularity and its ramifications: Mimetic male bodies in Indian mass culture
KajriJain

In this essay I want to open up some questions about the links between masculinity, muscularity, power and the work of the mass-cultural image in post-independence India.1 While my attempt to foreground the work of the image will mean that my discussion is centred on a particular set of iconic figures, I want to emphasise that the argument in which I situate these images by no means exhausts or adequately represents the work that they have done and will continue to do (indeed, I hope that my argument will make it clear just how and why this might be the case). As if to ...

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