By Shoma Chatterji
Woman on the Window makes an attempt a totally new approach of Ray s movies quite often, and his diversifications of Tagore particularly, via an exam of gadgets which are the familiars of his girl protagonists. A lorgnette in Charulata, a field of jewels in Monihara, a bag of gold cash in Ghare Baire, a squirrel in Samapti, and within the non-Tagore tales, a stick of lipstick in Mahanagar, a hairpin on a rumpled pillow in Apur Sansar. What do those daily items subtly recommend concerning the features in their vendors and clients? What position do they play within the lives of the characters? Do they provide a brand new size or point of view within the learn of Ray s cinema?
Award-winning writer Shoma Chatterji bargains a wholly new knowing of the variations and synergy among Tagore s unique tales and Ray s celluloid readings of them, as additionally interesting fabric for somebody drawn to cinema or gender.
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Woman at the Window: The Material Universe of Rabindranath Tagore Through the Eyes of Satyajit Ray by Shoma Chatterji