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  • Irish short films: essential indigenous productions 

    Crosson, Seán (ROPES: Review Of Postgraduate Studies, 1995)
    Since the emergence of an Irish cinema of national questioning in the mid-1970s, short films have played an important role in Irish film culture. Not only did they offer Irish filmmakers an opportunity to learn their trade ...
  • Vanishing Point: An Examination of Some Consequences of Globalization for Contemporary Irish Film 

    Crosson, Seán (2003)
    In the following article, some films produced with the support of Bord Scannán na hÉireann (The Irish Film Board) since its reconstitution in 1993 are examined in light of the work of global anthropologist Arjun Appadurai ...
  • Performance and music in the poetry of Ciaran Carson 

    Crosson, Seán (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 "Pavee Lackeen" (2005) 

    Crosson, Seán (2006)
    Review of an innovative film, shot on mini-DV in a pseudo documentary style, featuring an Irish Traveller family.
  • Review of "Six Shooter" 

    Crosson, Seán (2006)
    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 Kings to Cáca Mílis: Irish film and television as Gaeilge in 2007 

    Crosson, Seán (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).
  • Alexander Kluge: Utopian Cinema 

    Stoneman, Rod (Rodopi, 2007-10-01)
    Alexander Kluge's films, television programmes and his other diverse activities contribute to a developed understanding of contemporary politics and culture. He took a version of creative critical theory into spheres of ...
  • Defining the heathen Irish and the pagan African: two similar discourses a century apart 

    Bateman, Fiona (2008)
    This article looks at two different missionary projects separated by space and time: British Protestant missions to Ireland in the mid-nineteenth century; and Irish Roman Catholic missions to Africa in the 1920 and 1930s. ...
  • '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) 

    Crosson, Seán (2008)
    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 "Hunger" 

    Crosson, Seán (2008)
    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.
  • Traditional music and song and the poetry of Thomas Kinsella 

    Crosson, Seán (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 ...
  • Chance and Change 

    Stoneman, Rod (2010)
  • Speaking Directly 

    Stoneman, Rod (2010)
  • Sport and the media in Ireland: an introduction 

    Crosson, Seán; Dine, Philip (Taylor and Francis, 2011)
    [Introduction to Media History Special Issue on Sport and the Media in Ireland]. The symbiotic relationship that has existed since the mid-nineteenth century between sport and the media - from the popular press, through ...
  • 'Croke Park goes Plumb Crazy' Gaelic Games in Pathé Newsreels, 1920–1939 

    Crosson, Seán; McAnallen, Dónal (Taylor and Francis, 2011)
    From the establishment of the Irish Free State in 1922, and over the next two decades, arose great efforts in Ireland to augment political independence from Britain with enhanced cultural separation. During this period the ...
  • “For the honour of old Knock-na-gow I must win”: Representing Sport in Knocknagow (1918) 

    Crosson, Seán (2012)
    Knocknagow (1918) has a special significance for followers of sport in Ireland.[1] Most immediately, it contains one of the earliest surviving depictions of hurling on film—and hurling’s earliest depiction in a fiction ...
  • Horror, hurling, and Bertie: aspects of contemporary Irish horror cinema 

    Crosson, Seán (University of Waterloo, Department of Fine Arts (Film Studies), 2012)
    In Ireland, generic international cinematic forms have provided an important means through which filmmakers have attempted to tell Irish stories while engaging international audiences. However, in general Irish filmmakers ...
  • Girl chewing gum: the time that cinema forgot 

    Stoneman, Rod (Intellect / Ingenta Connect, 2012-02)
    John Smith's Girl Chewing Gum was made in Hackney, East London and shown at the London Film-Makers' Co-op in 1976. Through its wit and imagination this film extended the forms of British avant-garde experimentation that ...
  • "Ar son an Naisiuin": The National Film Institute of Ireland's All-Ireland Films 

    Crosson, Seán (Irish-American Cultural Institute, 2013)
    On 4 September 1948 the Irish Independent newspaper carried a small announcement on page ten indicating that the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) had authorized the filming of the All-Ireland hurling and football finals ...
  • The Theory of Film Practice: Thirty Years Later 

    Stoneman, Rod (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013)
    Jean-Luc Godard prefaced his exhibition Voyages en utopie with the explanation that it was an intimate voyage that is permeable to the world s upheavals; it is from the tension between these two poles: autobiographical ...