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From Kings to Cáca Mílis: Irish film and television as Gaeilge in 2007
A review of recent trends in Irish language television and film, including a consideration of the films Cré na Cille (Graveyard Clay) (2007), Kings (2007) and the TV series "Paddywhackery" (2007) and "The Running Mate" (2007).
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 "Hunger"
Review of Steve McQueen's 2008 British-Irish historical drama film Hunger, starring Michael Fassbender (as Republican leader Bobby Sands), Liam Cunningham, and Liam McMahon. The film is concerned with the 1981 Irish hunger strike.
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 ...
The Given Note traditional music, crisis and the poetry of Seamus Heaney
This paper proposes that at a time when Northern Ireland increasingly descended into civil strife and crisis, Seamus Heaney looked to landscape, and to a lesser but comparable, extent traditional music, to articulate a ...