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'They can't wipe us out, they can't lick us. We'll go on forever pa, because we're the people' - Misrepresenting death in Jim Sheridan's In America (2003)
This paper will examine the recurring theme of death in Jim Sheridan's work, with particular focus on his 2003 film In America. This theme also links Sheridan's work to one of his favourite directors, John Ford, whose ...
Review of "Pavee Lackeen" (2005)
Review of an innovative film, shot on mini-DV in a pseudo documentary style, featuring an Irish Traveller family.
Traditional music and song and the poetry of Thomas Kinsella
(Nordic Irish Studies, 2008)
Music and song are both important influences on, and themes in, the poetry of Thomas Kinsella. His poetry also features several individuals associated with music, none more frequently than his close friend, the composer ...
Performance and music in the poetry of Ciaran Carson
(Nordic Irish Studies, 2004)
Ciaran Carson has established a reputation as one of Ireland's most important poetic voices. However, Carson is also an accomplished musician whose work reflects the liminal borderland that has always existed between Irish ...
Review of "Six Shooter"
Review of one of the most provocative Irish short films in recent years, a work that manages not just to reference acclaimed playwright and director Martin McDonagh’s major influences but also provides a commentary on ...
From Babe Ruth to Michael Jordan: Affirming the American Dream via the Sports/Film Star
(University of Waterloo, Department of Fine Arts (Film Studies), 2014)
In the United States, sport stars have provided crucial affirmation of the American Dream ideology despite the considerable evidence that questions the validity and appropriateness of this belief for understandings of ...