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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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • “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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 "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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Sport, representation, and the commemoration of the 1916 Rising: a new Ireland rises? 

      Crosson, Seán (European Federation of Associations and Centres of Irish Studies (EFACIS), the Research Institute of Irish and Scottish Studies (RIISS) in Aberdeen, and the University of Leuven, 2018-10-24)
      Commemoration is part of what defines nations and their configurations; the considerable investment of the Irish state (and various sporting organisations) during 2016 in 1916 commemorations speaks to the importance of ...
    • '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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...