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McLain, Karline

Works: 3 works in 11 publications in 1 language and 944 library holdings
Roles: Author
Classifications: PN6790.I4, 741.5954
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Karline McLain
The afterlife of Sai Baba : competing visions of a global saint by Karline McLain( )

6 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

India's immortal comic books : gods, kings, and other heroes by Karline McLain( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combining entertainment and education, India's most beloved comic book series, Amar Chitra Katha, or "Immortal Picture Stories," is also an important cultural institution that has helped define, for several generations of readers, what it means to be Hindu and Indian. Karline McLain worked in the ACK production offices and had many conversations with Anant Pai, founder and publisher, and with artists, writers, and readers about why the comics are so popular and what messages they convey. In this intriguing study, she explores the making of the comic books and the kinds of editorial and ideological choices that go into their production
Sita and Shrupanakha : symbols of the nation in the "Amar Chitra Katha" : comic book Ramayana by Karline McLain( )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.24 (from 0.11 for The afterl ... to 0.97 for Sita and S ...)

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India's immortal comic books : gods, kings, and other heroes
Alternative Names
Mac Lain Karline

Maclain, Karline

Mc Lain Karline

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