Contemporary Irish cinema : from The quiet man to Dancing at Lughnasa / edited by James MacKillop

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Subjects: Motion pictures--Ireland
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 1999
Series: Irish studies
Irish studies (Syracuse, N.Y.)
LC Classification: P, PN
Physical Description: xiv, 290 p. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Preface
1. Shamrocks and Shillelaghs: Idyll and Ideology in Irish Cinema / Harlan Kennedy 1
2. Poetic Documentary: The Films of John T. Davis / Kathleen McCracken 11
3. History Without Borders: Neil Jordan's Michael Collins / Brian McIlroy 22
4. "The Past Is Always There in the Present": Fools of Fortune and the Heritage Film / John Hill 29
5. December Bride: A Landscape Peopled Differently / Martin McLoone 40
6. Revising Resistance: In the Name of the Father as Postcolonial Paternal Melodrama / Margot Gayle Backus 54
7. "Different Countries, Different Worlds": The Representation of Northern Ireland in Stewart Parker's Lost Belongings / Jennifer C. Cornell 71
8. "I Kinda Liked You as a Girl": Masculinity, Postcolonial Queens, and the "Nature" of Terrorism in Neil Jordan's The Crying Game / Maria Pramaggiore 85
9. Neil Jordan's Miracle: From Fiction to Film / Kathleen Gallagher Winarski 98
10. Man's Mythic Journey and the Female Principle in My Left Foot / Douglas Brode 109
11. Huston and Joyce: Bringing "The Dead" to the Screen / Moylan C. Mills 120
12. Cathal Black's Pigs: Ambivalence, Confinement, and the Search for an Irish Sense of Place / Jim Loter 128
13. An Elephant at the Altar: Religion in Contemporary Irish Cinema / Pamela Dolan 139
14. Cinematic Images of Irish Male Brutality and the Semiotics of Landscape in The Field and Hear My Song / Kerstin Ketteman 153
15. Synge on Film: Two Playboys / Sanford Sternlicht 161
16. The Quiet Man Speaks / James MacKillop 169
17. Selected Filmography of Irish and Irish-Related Feature Films / Anthony Kirby, James MacKillop 182
Notes 235
Bibliography 245
Index 251
Additional Authors: MacKillop, James
Notes: LCCN: 98052456
ISBN: 081562798X (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0815605684 (paper : alk. paper)
Filmography: p. 182-231
Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-250) and index
OCLC Number: 40510470
ISBN/ISSN: 081562798X