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James F. Kenney on early Irish history as a field of research by American students
On the last day of 1930, James F. Kenney (author of the famous Sources for the Early History of Ireland) issued a clarion call to scholars in America to take up the study of early Irish history, and presented an agenda of ...
Configuring Irishness through coaching films: Peil (1962) and Christy Ring (1964)
(Taylor & Francis, 2016-07-12)
The sports coaching film has a long history, dating from at least 1932 with the production of Paulette McDonagh s How I Play Cricket which featured the legendary Don Bradman. However, coaching films dedicated to indigenous ...
Sport and Christianity in American cinema ‘The beloved grew fat and kicked’ (Deuteronomy 32:15)
(Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2017-10-21)
Christianity has been an enduring feature of films featuring sports or sporting figures since the early twentieth century, such that religious icons, references and rituals have now become naturalised as familiar and ...
The Jacobean Grand Tour: Early Stuart Travellers in Europe, Edward Chaney and Timothy Wilks. I.B. Tauris, London (2014)
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Resurrecting Shakespeare's ghost plays
(Oxford University Press, 2018-09-04)
This article draws attention to a group of remarkably similar novels published between 2003 and 2009: William Martin s Harvard Yard, Jennifer Lee Carrell s The Shakespeare Secret (also known as Interred with Their Bones), ...
Gower’s slothful Aeneas in Batman’s Christall Glasse of Christian Reformation
(Oxford University Press, 2014-08-01)
ALTHOUGH early modern medievalisms have been the subject of considerable interest in recent scholarship, much work remains to be done on the literary reception and influence of John Gower’s only major vernacular work, ...
Arachne in Marlowe’s ‘Ad amicam corruptam’ (Amores 2.5)
(Oxford University Press, 2018-09-20)
When, at the close of the sixteenth century, Christopher Marlowe’s rendition of Amores 2.5 posthumously appeared in All Ovids Elegies (the earliest vernacular translation of this work to have been published in Europe and ...
The Gothic in David Lynch: phantasmagoria and abjection
David Lynch has long been identified with 'New American Gothic', a late capitalist cinematography that disrupts the glossy normalcy of the American dream with visions of violent menace, and physical and sexual aberrancy. ...
Chance and Change