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New Irish storytellers [electronic resource] : narrative strategies in film / Di�og O'Connell.

By: O'Connell, Di�og.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Bristol ; Chicago : Intellect, 2010Description: 1 online resource (200 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781841502762 (electronic bk.); 1841502766 (electronic bk.); 9781841503127 (pbk.); 1841503126 (pbk.); 1282622560; 9781282622562.Subject(s): Motion pictures -- Ireland -- History -- 20th century | DRAMA | Film | Erz�ahltechnik | IrlandGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: New Irish storytellers.DDC classification: 808.823 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction: Reclaiming the Notion of Story -- Irish Film Board / Bord Scannan na heireann -- Irish Road Movies - Narrative Strategies Re-imagined -- Irish Romantic Comedy - Strategies of Characterization -- Immersed in Two Traditions - Adam & Paul, Garage and Prosperity -- A Modern Love Story - Nora -- Alternative Narrative Forms in New Irish Cinema -- Narrative Diversity and Range in New Irish Cinema.
Summary: New Irish Storytellers examines storytelling techniques and narrative strategies in contemporary Irish film and illuminates the craft, skill and creative decisions of Irish film-makers since the 1990s. Revealing defining patterns, styles and tendencies within recent Irish cinema, this book explores connections between Irish cinematic storytellers and their British and American colleagues. The period under scrutiny stretches back to 1993, the year the Irish Film Board was re-activated, facilitating a phase of prolonged film production after a hiatus of seven years. Reflecting on this key and distinctive era in Irish cinema, this book explores how film gave expression to tensions and fissures in the new Ireland.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-189) and index.

Introduction: Reclaiming the Notion of Story -- Irish Film Board / Bord Scannan na heireann -- Irish Road Movies - Narrative Strategies Re-imagined -- Irish Romantic Comedy - Strategies of Characterization -- Immersed in Two Traditions - Adam & Paul, Garage and Prosperity -- A Modern Love Story - Nora -- Alternative Narrative Forms in New Irish Cinema -- Narrative Diversity and Range in New Irish Cinema.

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New Irish Storytellers examines storytelling techniques and narrative strategies in contemporary Irish film and illuminates the craft, skill and creative decisions of Irish film-makers since the 1990s. Revealing defining patterns, styles and tendencies within recent Irish cinema, this book explores connections between Irish cinematic storytellers and their British and American colleagues. The period under scrutiny stretches back to 1993, the year the Irish Film Board was re-activated, facilitating a phase of prolonged film production after a hiatus of seven years. Reflecting on this key and distinctive era in Irish cinema, this book explores how film gave expression to tensions and fissures in the new Ireland.

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