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  • 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 ...
  • "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 ...
  • Chance and Change 

    Stoneman, Rod (2010)
  • Configuring Irishness through coaching films: Peil (1962) and Christy Ring (1964) 

    Crosson, Seán (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 ...
  • '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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • “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 ...
  • From Babe Ruth to Michael Jordan: Affirming the American Dream via the Sports/Film Star 

    Crosson, Seán (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 ...
  • 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).
  • 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 ...
  • Global Interchange: The Same but Different 

    Stoneman, Rod (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013-08)
    Praxis is a productive basis for international interchange the diversity and pluralism of critical practice offers an implicit challenge to dominant models. The replication of versions of academic tunnel vision is too ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Reimagining an Irish City: I am Belfast 

    Crosson, Seán (Asociación Española de Estudios Irlandeses, Spanish Association for Irish Studies (AEDEI), 2017-03)
    An early shot in Mark Cousin's I am Belfast lingers on a very unusual and unexpected landscape, what appears to be an icy vista reflected in water, with clouds drifting by in the distance. Where s this our narrator asks. ...
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...