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.
|Title of host publication||Returning to Ourselves: Second volume of papers from the John Hewitt Summer School|
|Publication status||Published - 1995|
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). Lagan Press.