McLoone, Martin (1995) The Primitive Image: Tradition, Modernity and Cinematic Ireland. In: Returning to Ourselves: Second volume of papers from the John Hewitt Summer School. (Eds: Patton, Eve), Lagan Press, pp. 310-324. ISBN 1-873687-56-7 [Book section]
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This article considers the dominant image of Ireland in cinematic images from British and American cinema and argues that the recurring theme is the relative primitiveness of Ireland, reflecting a romantic sensibility about the relationship between tradition and modernity.
|Item Type:||Book section|
|Keywords:||Romanticism, landscape, primitivism, Ireland, cinema|
|Faculties and Schools:||Faculty of Arts|
Faculty of Arts > School of Media, Film & Journalism
|Research Institutes and Groups:||Centre for Media Research|
|Deposited By:||Prof Martin McLoone|
|Deposited On:||24 Sep 2010 12:58|
|Last Modified:||15 Jun 2011 09:54|
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