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Description - Contemporary Irish Cinema by James MacKillop

Movies from and about Ireland have attracted huge augiences, capturing top international prizes ("The Crying Game") and an Academy Award ("My Left Foot"). In this text, contributors take a variety of approaches to the treatment of films and film makers. They probe cinema's rewriting of Irish history, from "Michael Collins" and "In the Name of the Father" to "Lost Beginnings".

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780815605683
ISBN-10: 0815605684
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Syracuse University Press
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
Publish Date: 30-Jun-1999
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - James MacKillop

James MacKillop, professor of English at Onondaga Community College (Syracuse, New York), is a former president of the American Conference for Irish Studies. He has published six books, among them Fionn mac Cumhaill and Irish Literature: A Reader (with Maureen O'Rourke Murphy) for Syracuse University Press.