The Primitive Image: Tradition, Modernity and Cinematic Ireland

Martin McLoone

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Abstract

    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.
    LanguageEnglish
    Title of host publicationReturning to Ourselves: Second volume of papers from the John Hewitt Summer School
    EditorsEve Patton
    Pages310-324
    Publication statusPublished - 1995

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    Modernity
    Ireland
    American Cinema
    British Cinema
    Sensibility

    Keywords

    • Romanticism
    • landscape
    • primitivism
    • Ireland
    • cinema

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    McLoone, M. (1995). The Primitive Image: Tradition, Modernity and Cinematic Ireland. In E. Patton (Ed.), Returning to Ourselves: Second volume of papers from the John Hewitt Summer School (pp. 310-324)
    McLoone, Martin. / The Primitive Image: Tradition, Modernity and Cinematic Ireland. Returning to Ourselves: Second volume of papers from the John Hewitt Summer School. editor / Eve Patton. 1995. pp. 310-324
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