National Cinema and Global Culture: The Case of Irish Cinema

Martin McLoone

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    Abstract

    This chapter considers the viability of national cinema cultures in an art form and mass entertainment medium so overwhelmingly dominated by Hollywood cinema. Irish cinema is used as a case study to explore notions of cultural imperialism and the relationship between the local and the global that is mediated through indigenous or national culture.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationCinemas of Ireland
    EditorsIsabelle le Corff, Estelle Epinoux
    PublisherCambridge Scholars Publishing
    Pages14-27
    ISBN (Print)978-1-4438-0240-6
    Publication statusPublished - 2009

    Keywords

    • Global culture
    • national cinema
    • Ireland
    • Hollywood
    • cultural imperialism

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