Men and Masculinities in Irish Cinema

Men and Masculinities in Irish Cinema

This is a compelling and insightful story about the development of male identities in Irish cinema over the past century.

Author: Debbie Ging

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN: 9780230232006

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 252

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Spanning a broad trajectory, from the New Gaelic Man of post-independence Ireland to the slick urban gangsters of contemporary productions, this study traces a significant shift from idealistic images of Irish manhood to a much more diverse and gender-politically ambiguous range of male identities on the Irish screen. Ging argues that Irish filmmakers have been instrumental to identifying critical flashpoints and fissures in the 'masculinity' debate, sometimes long before sociologists, psychologists and the news media. She tracks evolving cinematic discourses on manhood, from the early period of nationalist filmmaking through the First Wave's unusually anti-patriarchal and anti-nationalist interventions, to post-Celtic Tiger cinema's engagements with postfeminism, New Laddism and Raunch Culture. This is a compelling and insightful story about the development of male identities in Irish cinema over the past century.
Categories: Performing Arts

Ireland and Masculinities in History

Ireland and Masculinities in History

21. 22. S. Barney, 'Another Drop in the Well: Exploring Irish Women's Immigration
to New Brunswick Before the Famine', Acadiensis, 44(2) ... D. Ging, Men and
Masculinities in Irish Cinema (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013), 11. Ging
 ...

Author: Rebecca Anne Barr

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783030026387

Category: History

Page: 313

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This edited collection presents a selection of essays on the history of Irish masculinities. Beginning with representations of masculinity in eighteenth-century drama, economics, and satire, and concluding with work on the politics of masculinity post Good-Friday Agreement in Northern Ireland, the collection advances the importance of masculinities in our understanding of Irish history and historiography. Using a variety of approaches, including literary and legal theory as well as cultural, political and local histories, this collection illuminates the differing forms, roles, and representations of Irish masculinities. Themes include the politicisation of Irishmen in both the Republic of Ireland and in Northern Ireland; muscular manliness in the Irish Diaspora; Orangewomen and political agency; the disruptive possibility of the rural bachelor; and aspirational constructions of boyhood. Several essays explore how masculinity is constructed and performed by women, thus emphasizing the necessity of differentiating masculinity from maleness. These essays demonstrate the value of gender and masculinities for historical research and the transformative potential of these concepts in how we envision Ireland’s past, present, and future.
Categories: History

Masculinities and the Contemporary Irish Theatre

Masculinities and the Contemporary Irish Theatre

Philpott, Ger, 'The Man and the Mask', Irish Times (17 August 1999), 10. ... Powrie
, Phil, Ann Davies, and Bruce Babington, eds, The Trouble With Men:
Masculinities in European and Hollywood Cinema (London: Wallflower, 2004).
Rea, Niall ...

Author: B. Singleton

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9780230294530

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 227

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Irish theatre and its histories appear to be dominated by men and their actions. This book's socially and culturally contextualized analysis of performance over the last two decades, however reveals masculinities that are anything but hegemonic, played out in theatres and other arenas of performance all over Ireland.
Categories: Performing Arts

Historical Dictionary of Film Noir

Historical Dictionary of Film Noir

He has published widely on British cinema, including Typical Men: The
Representation of Masculinity in Popular British Cinema (2001) and Sydney ...
Directors in British and Irish Cinema: A Reference Companion (2006); Michael
Flood et al.

Author: Andrew Spicer

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

ISBN: 0810873788

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 532

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The Historical Dictionary of Film Noir is a comprehensive guide that ranges from 1940 to present day neo-noir. It consists of a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, a filmography, and over 400 cross-referenced dictionary entries on every aspect of film noir and neo-noir, including key films, personnel (actors, cinematographers, composers, directors, producers, set designers, and writers), themes, issues, influences, visual style, cycles of films (e.g. amnesiac noirs), the representation of the city and gender, other forms (comics/graphic novels, television, and videogames), and noir's presence in world cinema. It is an essential reference work for all those interested in this important cultural phenomenon.
Categories: Performing Arts

Irish National Cinema

Irish National Cinema

Similarly, Irish men are violent (a trait that is endearing in the American films, and
self- destructive in the British ... the dynamics of patriarchy render them politically
impotent and hence driven to excesses of performative masculinity.

Author: ROUTLEDGE

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415278945

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 214

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Ruth Barton argues that in order to understand the position of filmmaking in Ireland and the inheritance on which contemporary filmmakers draw, definitions of the Irish culture and identity must take into account the Irish diaspora and engage with its cinema.
Categories: Performing Arts

Engaging Film

Engaging Film

7 Masculinity in Conflict: Geopolitics and Performativity in The Crying Game Carl
Dahlman Neil Jordan's The Crying Game (1992) is about a secret. ... Midway
through the film Irish Republican Army volunteer Fergus (Stephen Rea) becomes
romantically involved with the ... No doubt the nausea Fergus experiences is
shared by a large proportion of male viewers who find their own attraction to Dil ...

Author: Tim Cresswell

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 0742508854

Category: Social Science

Page: 332

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Engaging Film is a creative, interdisciplinary volume that explores the engagements among film, space, and identity and features a section on the use of films in the classroom as a critical pedagogical tool. Focusing on anti-essentialist themes in films and film production, this book examines how social and spatial identities are produced (or dissolved) in films and how mobility is used to create different experiences of time and space. From popular movies such as "Pulp Fiction," "Bulworth," "Terminator 2," and "The Crying Game" to home movies and avant-garde films, the analyses and teaching methods in this collection will engage students and researchers in film and media studies, cultural geography, social theory, and cultural studies.
Categories: Social Science

Men s Cinema

Men s Cinema

The solitary male figure generally exemplifies a different kind of masculinity to his
buddied counterparts: untouchable and lonelier but ... zoom in to the neon fronts
of the cinemas and theatres of Times Square, panning past them as if searching
for someone or something. ... The Steadicam shot in Goodfellas, a technical tour
de force, shows Henry, a young Irish gangster, escorting Karen on their first date.

Author: Stella Bruzzi

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

ISBN: 9780748676194

Category: Social Science

Page: 160

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Men's Cinema offers a fresh theorisation of men in Hollywood cinema via a theoretical discussion of definitions of masculinity and the close textual analysis of classic and contemporary films. Through an examination of mise-en-scene, Men's Cinema moves beyond discussions of representation and narrative to an exploration of the physical or instinctive effects of cinema and how we are invited to engage with, desire or identify with Hollywood's vision of men and masculinity. By delineating how Hollywood has built up and refined the language of men's cinema through a series of recurrent, refined tropes, this book critically explores masculinity and the concept of a male aesthetic within film.Films discussed include: The Deer Hunter, Dirty Harry, Goodfellas, Inception, Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, Once Upon a Time in the West, Point Break, Raging Bull, Rebel Without A Cause, Reservoir Dogs, Sherlock Holmes, There's Always Tomorrow, The Wild Bunch.
Categories: Social Science

Essays in Irish Literary Criticism

Essays in Irish Literary Criticism

3 Clare A . On Men : Masculinity in Crisis . London : Chatto and Windus , 2000 : 3
- 4 , 8 . * Barton , R . Irish National Cinema . Oxford : Routledge , 2004 : 121 . SR .
W . Connell points out that , in a given moment in history , any male subject ...

Author: Deirdre Quinn

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015078791418

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 263

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Essays in Irish Literary Criticism : Themes of Gender, Sexuality, and Corporeality
Categories: Literary Criticism

Contemporary Masculinities in Fiction Film and Television

Contemporary Masculinities in Fiction  Film and Television

Senses of Cinema: an online journal devoted to the serious and eclectic
discussion of cinema 27, July-Aug 2003. ... (1992), The Children of Men (London:
Faber). Jameson, Fredric (1992) ... The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies
3, November 2007. http://irishgothichorrorjournal.homestead.com/ring.html.
Accessed 1 ...

Author: Brian Baker

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN: 9781623567385

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 272

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While masculinity has been an increasingly visible field of study within several disciplines (sociology, literary studies, cultural studies, film and tv) over the last two decades, it is surprising that analysis of contemporary representations of the first part of the century has yet to emerge. Professor Brian Baker, evolving from his previous work Masculinities in Fiction and Film: Representing Men in Popular Genres 1945-2000, intervenes to rectify the scholarship in the field to produce a wide-ranging, readable text that deals with films and other texts produced since the year 2000. Focusing on representations of masculinity in cinema, popular fiction and television from the period 2000-2010, he argues that dominant forms of masculinity in Britain and the United States have become increasingly informed by anxiety, trauma and loss, and this has resulted in both narratives that reflect that trauma and others which attempt to return to a more complete and heroic form of masculinity. While focusing on a range of popular genres, such as Bond films, war movies, science fiction and the Gothic, the work places close analyses of individual films and texts in their cultural and historical contexts, arguing for the importance of these popular fictions in diagnosing how contemporary Britain and the United States understand themselves and their changing role in the world through the representation of men, fully recognising the issues of race/ethnicity, class, sexuality, and age. Baker draws upon current work in mobility studies and in the study of masculinities to produce the first book-length comparative study of masculinity in popular culture of the first decade of the twenty-first century.
Categories: Performing Arts

The Trouble with Men

The Trouble with Men

Masculinities in European and Hollywood Cinema Phil Powrie, Ann Davies,
Bruce Babington. Brody , M ... Bukatman , S . ( 1988 ) ' Paralysis in motion : Jerry
Lewis ' s life as a man ' , Camera Obscura , 17 , 195 – 205 . Burch , N ... Caughie ,
J . and K . Rockett ( 1996 ) The Companion to British and Irish Cinema . London ...

Author: Phil Powrie

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015059225998

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 253

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A collection of original essays focusing on masculinity and film, particularly the representation of European masculinity. Spilt into four sections -- stars, class and race, fathers and bodies -- areas covered include the Carmen films, Yiddish cinema, romantic comedy and beur cinema.
Categories: Performing Arts

Sight and Sound

Sight and Sound

ProQuest Information and Learning Film Indexes ONLINE Two distinguished
partnerships . ... Real Irish Film and Television edited by Ruth Barton and Harvey
O ' Brien The Trouble With Men Masculinities in European and Hollywood
Cinema ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UCSC:32106017688497

Category: Motion pictures

Page:

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Categories: Motion pictures

Masculinity in Contemporary New York Fiction

Masculinity in Contemporary New York Fiction

I'd like to thank the Department for Employment and Learning in Northern Ireland
for the three-year funding that made this project possible. ... The warmth and
generosity of this group of researchers on men and masculinities confirmed to me
that I was involved in an innovative and vibrant research community. ...
Presenting papers at the “Working Through Psychoanalysis: Freud's Legacy in
Art, Cinema,.

Author: Peter Ferry

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317743156

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 182

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Masculinity in Contemporary New York Fiction is an interdisciplinary study that presents masculinity as a key thematic concern in contemporary New York fiction. This study argues that New York authors do not simply depict masculinity as a social and historical construction but seek to challenge the archetypal ideals of masculinity by writing counter-hegemonic narratives. Gendering canonical New York writers, namely Paul Auster, Bret Easton Ellis, and Don DeLillo, illustrates how explorations of masculinity are tied into the principal themes that have defined the American novel from its very beginning. The themes that feature in this study include the role of the novel in American society; the individual and (urban) society; the journey from innocence to awareness (of masculinity); the archetypal image of the absent and/or patriarchal father; the impact of homosocial relations on the everyday performance of masculinity; male sexuality; and the male individual and globalization. What connects these contemporary New York writers is their employment of the one of the great figures in the history of literature: the flâneur. These authors take the flâneur from the shadows of the Manhattan streets and elevate this figure to the role of self-reflexive agent of male subjectivity through which they write counter-hegemonic narratives of masculinity. This book is an essential reference for those with an interest in gender studies and contemporary American fiction.
Categories: Literary Criticism

Cinematic Terror

Cinematic Terror

MacKillop, James (ed), Contemporary Irish Cinema (New York: Syracuse
University Press, 1999) Maguire, Lori, 'The ... University Press, 2006) Mazierska,
Ewa, Masculinities in Polish, Czech and Slovak Cinema: Black Peters and Men of
 ...

Author: Tony Shaw

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN: 9781441158093

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 328

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Cinematic Terror takes a uniquely long view of filmmakers' depiction of terrorism, examining how cinema has been a site of intense conflict between paramilitaries, state authorities and censors for well over a century. In the process, it takes us on a journey from the first Age of Terror that helped trigger World War One to the Global War on Terror that divides countries and families today. Tony Shaw looks beyond Hollywood to pinpoint important trends in the ways that film industries across Europe, North and South America, Asia, Africa and the Middle East have defined terrorism down the decades. Drawing on a vast array of studio archives, government documentation, personal interviews and box office records, Shaw examines the mechanics of cinematic terrorism and challenges assumptions about the links between political violence and propaganda.
Categories: Performing Arts

The Cinema of Britain and Ireland

The Cinema of Britain and Ireland

... 2001 ) and Launder and Gilliat ( Manchester University Press , 2002 ) , and , as
co - editor , The Trouble With Men : Masculinities in European and Hollywood
Cinema ( Wallflower Press , 2004 ) . CHARLES BARR is Professor of Film
Studies ...

Author: Roy Ward Baker

Publisher: Wallflower Press

ISBN: 1904764398

Category: Art

Page: 285

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A fresh, concise but wide-ranging introduction to and overview of British and Irish cinema, this volume contains 24 essays, each on a separate seminal film from the region. Films under discussion include 'Pink String and Sealing Wax', 'Room at the Top', 'The Italian Job', 'Orlando', and 'Sweet Sixteen'.
Categories: Art

The Media in Scotland

The Media in Scotland

Lea , D . and Schoene , B . ( eds ) ( 2003 ) , Posting the Male : Masculinities in
Post - War and Contemporary British Literature ... McLoone , M . ( 2000 ) , Irish
Film : The Emergence of a Contemporary Cinema , London : British Film Institute .

Author: Neil Blain

Publisher: Film, Media, and Cultural Stud

ISBN: STANFORD:36105131653706

Category: History

Page: 286

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A comprehensive study of the media in Scotland.
Categories: History

Hollywood s America

Hollywood s America

Irish and American Film Curran , Joseph M . Hibernian green on the silver screen
: the Irish and American movies . New York : Greenwood ... Acting male :
masculinities in the films of James Stewart , Jack Nicholson , and Clint Eastwood
.

Author: Steven Mintz

Publisher:

ISBN: PSU:000044181352

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 341

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Categories: Performing Arts

Cinemas of Ireland

Cinemas of Ireland

In Part Two , devoted to Irish Film in Ireland , section four proposes a reflection on
Gender and the Irish Film . ... As a great number of these comedies focus on
masculinity or male protagonists , she suggests that the prevalence of this genre
 ...

Author: Isabelle Le Corff

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Pub

ISBN: UOM:39015080857637

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 239

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Cinemas of Ireland is a collection of fourteen essays which provide numerous approaches to the new Irish cinemascape from both an Irish and a European perspective. Highlighting the works of European scholars in Irish studies, it features a variety of noteworthy critical papers that explore the evolution of contemporary Irish cinema in an era of globalisation. The collection also stresses the rich interdisciplinary nature of Irish film studies, ranging from theoretical studies, gender studies, to political and historical studies. The list of films analysed includes among others Adam and Paul (2004), The Wind that Shakes the Barley (2006), Garage (2007), The Brave One (2007). This collective volume is aimed at all established and emerging scholars who work on Irish cinema and at all the readers who are interested in discovering contemporary Irish cinema in its evolution and in the issues it tackles.
Categories: Literary Criticism

The Companion to British and Irish Cinema

The Companion to British and Irish Cinema

British Film Institute Staff, John Caughie, Kevin Rockett, British Film Institute
Professor of Film and Television Studies John Caughie ... Films Include : Private '
s Progress , The Green Man ( 1956 ) ; Brothers in Law , Lucky Jim , Blue Murder
at St Trinian ' s , The Naked ... in John Byrne ' s six - part drama , Tutti Frutti , a
wonderfully surreal and tragic musical comedy of Scottish rock ' n roll and
masculinity .

Author: British Film Institute Staff

Publisher: Burns & Oates

ISBN: UVA:X004066550

Category: History

Page: 204

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An A-Z format of British and Irish films
Categories: History