The IRA on Film and Television: A History

The IRA on Film and Television: A History

by Mark Connelly

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786447367
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 04/25/2012
Pages: 273
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Mark Connelly teaches literature and film at Milwaukee Area Technical College in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where he is vice president of the Irish Cultural and Heritage Center.

Table of Contents

Preface 1

Introduction 5

1 The Troubles I: The War of Independence and the Irish Civil War 15

2 The Big Fellow: Michael Collins 38

3 The Shamrock and the Swastika 62

4 The Troubles II 100

5 The Classics: The Informer and Odd Man Out 147

6 American Angles 161

7 International Intrigue 198

8 The Gangster Film: Criminalizing the IRA 204

9 Themes and Characters 215

10 Post Troubles? 236

Conclusion 242

Chronology 245

Filmography 247

Chapter Notes 251

Bibliography 260

Index 265

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