Irish queer cinema /

This book investigates the different ways gender and sexuality intersect with nationhood and national forms of belonging, and explores the role of queerness within the constitution of an Irish national culture.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Macleod, Allison (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2018.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Queerly National and Nationally Queer: Paradoxes of an Irish Queer Cinema. Queer, Irish, Space
  • 2. Mapping Ireland's Queer Films. First wave queer cinema, Celtic tiger queer cinema, Post-Celtic tiger queer cinema
  • 3. Re-imagined Kinship and Failed Communities
  • queering the family. Pigs, The last bus home, Conclusion
  • 4. The Contested Space of the Irish Pub
  • The male homosocial space of the Irish pub. A man of no importance, Garage, Concluson
  • 5. Compartmentalised Cosmopolitans and Rigid Fluidity. Cowboys and angels, Goldfish memory, Situating Irish lesbianism within urban space
  • 6. The Queerly Productive Constraints of Rural Space. Reefer and the model, Clash of the ash, The stag, Conclusion
  • 7. Queer Mobilities and Disassociated Masculinities. I went down, The disappearance of Finbar and Breakfast on Pluto, Conclusion
  • 8. Contested Belongings within Diasporic Space. Reconstituting "Home" within diaspora, 2by4, Borstal boy, Conclusion
  • 9. The Irish Queer Short Film. The contestation of public space, Disrupting domestic space, The spatiality of lesbian desire
  • Conclusion
  • 10. Concluding Remarks
  • Select Filmography.