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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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.