New Perspectives on Irish TV Series: Identity and Nostalgia on the Small Screen

New Perspectives on Irish TV Series: Identity and Nostalgia on the Small Screen

by Flore Coulouma (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783034319775
Publisher: Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 05/28/2016
Series: Reimagining Ireland Series , #74
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 5.91(w) x 8.86(h) x (d)

About the Author

Flore Coulouma is Associate Professor in the English Department at the Université Paris Ouest Nanterre. She is the author of Diglossia and The Linguistic Turn: Flann O’Brien’s Philosophy of Language and has written on contemporary Irish and American literature and popular culture. She teaches and researches in English linguistics and Irish literature and her other research interests include ecocriticism and the relationship between law and linguistics.

Table of Contents

Contents: Flore Coulouma: Introduction – Sylvie Mikowski: Family by Roddy Doyle: Goodbye to the ‘Cosy Homestead’ – Cornelius Crowley: Father Ted: Priests on Screen and Irish Self-Images – Sheamus Sweeney: Prosperity: Dublin on the Verge of an Economic Breakdown – Deirdre Quinn: Single-Handed: Negotiating Power and the Past in Irish Television Drama – Thierry Robin: Ireland According to The Savage Eye: Shifting Satirical Paradigms and the Reconfiguration of National Stereotypes – Catherine Conan: Post-Tiger Noir? The TV Adaptation of Benjamin Black’s Quirke Novels – Anthony P. McIntyre: Moone Boy: Nostalgia, Region and the Elision of Celtic Tiger Aspirationalism – Flore Coulouma: Where’s the Love in Love/Hate? Gangster Violence, Irish Identity and Global Television – Ruth Lysaght: Sin Scéal Eile [That’s Another Story]: Contemporary Screen Adaptations of Irish-Language Stories for TG4.

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