ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
-A A +A

Satyajit Rays Films-Precarious Social-Individual Balance

Precarious Social-Individual Balance Amaresh Misra While invoking a liberal bourgeois affiliation of the classical variety, Satyajit Ray remained critical of the type of capitalism evolving here and made explicit his aversion to the greed and the anti-humanist and pro-technology biases of the system. Not surprisingly, he occasionally gravitated towards the left and tried to locate his aesthetics within the middle classes, but here both the objective state of his society and his own history stood in the way.

Subscribers please login to access full text of the article.

New 3 Month Subscription
to Digital Archives at

826for India

$50for overseas users

Get instant access to the complete EPW archives

Subscribe now


(-) Hide

EPW looks forward to your comments. Please note that comments are moderated as per our comments policy. They may take some time to appear. A comment, if suitable, may be selected for publication in the Letters pages of EPW.

Back to Top