According to our editorial focus, we are glad to suggest a few readings.They are not necessarily related to Ciarán himself but we think they are relevant for people who are not only "groupies" but really interested in all aspects of cinema and theatre. You are all invited to contribute.
BARTON, Ruth. Jim Sheridan: Framing the Nation. Dublin: The Liffey Press ("Contemporary Irish Filmmakers") 2002.
BARTON, Ruth. Acting Irish in Hollywood: From Fitzgerald to Farrell* Foreword by Luke Gibbons. Dublin/Portland, Oregon: Irish Academic Press. 2006.
BARTON, Ruth. "Feisty Colleens and Faithful Sons: Gender in Irish Cinema" Cineaste (New York) XXIV, 2-3 (1999): 40-45. (Contemporary Irish Cinema Supplement).
BARTON, Ruth. "From History to Heritage: Some Recent Developments in Irish Cinema" The Irish Review 21 (Autumn/Winter 1997): 41-56.
BARTON, Ruth. "Kitsch as Authenticity: Irish Cinema and the Challenge to Romanticism" Irish Studies Review (Bath) Vol. 9, N 2 (2001): 193-202. (Special Issue on Cinema and Television)
BARTON, Ruth and Harvey O'Brien (eds.) Keeping It It Real: Irish Film and Television. London/New York: Wallflower Press. 2004.
BUTLER CULLINGFORD, Elizabeth. Ireland's Others: Gender and Ethnicity in Irish Literature and Popular Culture. Cork: Cork University Press in association with Field Day ("Critical Conditions: Field Day Essays"; 10) 2001.
BUTLER CULLINGFORD, Elisabeth. "Gender, Sexuality, and Englishness in Modern Irish Drama and Film" in: Anthony Bradley and Maryann Gialanella Valiulis (eds.) Gender and Sexuality in Modern Ireland. Amherst: University of Massachusetts. Published in cooperation with the American Conference for Irish Studies. 1997 (p. 159-186)
BUTLER CULLINGFORD, Elizabeth. "Virgins and Mothers: Sinéad O'Connor, Neil Jordan and The Butcher Boy" Yale Journal of Criticism 15, 1 (2002): 185-210.
BYRNE, Terry. Power in the Eye: An Introduction to Contemporary Irish Film. Lanham, Md. & London: The Scarecrow Press. 1997.
CONNOLLY, Maeve."'A Bit of a Traveller in Everybody': Traveller Identities in Irish and American Culture", in: Diane Negra (ed.) The Irish in Us: Irishness, Perfomativity, and Popular Culture Durham/London: Duke University Press. 2006 (p. 282-317)
CAUGHIE, John with Kevin Rockett. The Companion to British and Irish Cinema. London: Cassell and British Film Institute. 1996.
CURRAN, Joseph M. Hibernian Green on the Silver Screen: The Irish and American Movies. New York/Westport, Co.: Greenwood Press ("Contributions to the Study of Popular Culture"; 23) 1989.
FARLEY, Fidelma. "In the Name of the Family: Masculinity and Fatherhood in the Contemporary Northern Irish Film" Irish Studies Review (Bath) Vol. 9, N 2 (2001): 203-213. (Special Issue on Cinema and Television)
GARCIA, Jean-Pierre et Klaus Gerke. Cinémas irlandais. Paris: Editions K.films. Une coédition avec L'imaginaire irlandais - AFAA; Festival International du Film d'Amiens. 1996.
GIBBONS, Luke. "Romanticism in Ruins: Developments in Recent Irish Cinema" The Irish Review Vol. 2 (1987): 59-63.
GIBBONS, Luke. "Framing History: Neil Jordan's Michael Collins" History Ireland (Spring 1997): 47-51.
GIBBONS, Luke. "From Kitchen Sink to Soap: Drama and the Serial Form on Irish Television" in: Martin McLoone and John MacMahon (eds.) Television and Irish Society: 21 Years of Irish Television. Dublin: RTE/IFI. 1984. 151 p. (p. 21-51)
GILLESPIE, Gordon. "The Troubles Are Over, On the Big Screen Anyway" Fortnight 409 (December 2002):10-11.
GILLESPIE, Michael Patrick. The Myth of the Irish Cinema: Approach Irish-themed Films. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press. 2008.
GRAY, Michael. Stills, Reels and Rushes: Ireland and the Irish in 20th Century Cinema. Dublin: Blackhall Publishing. 1999.
HANSON, Helen. "The Figure in Question: The Transvestite Character as a Narrative Strategy in The Crying Game" in: AARON, Michelle (ed.) The Body's Perilous Pleasures: Dangerous Desires and Contemporary Culture Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. 1999. (p. 49 - 66)
HERR, Cheryl. The Field. Cork: Cork University Press in association with the Film Institute of Ireland ("Ireland into Film"; 5) 2002.
HILL, John and Kevin Rockett (eds.) Film History and National Cinema. Dublin: Four Courts Press. 2005.
KIRKLAND, Richard. "Gender, nation, excess: reading Hush-a-Bye Baby" in: Scott Brewster, Virginia Crossman, Fiona Becket and David Alderson (eds). Ireland in Proximity: History, Gender, Space. London/New York: Routledge. 1999 (p. 109-121)
LINEHAN, Hugh. "Myth, Mammon and Mediocrity: The Trouble With Recent Irish Cinema" Cineaste (New York) Vol. 24, N 2/3 (1999): 46-49.
LOURDEAUX, Lee. Italian and Irish Filmmakers in America: Ford, Capra, Coppola, and Scorsese. Philadelphia: Temple University Press. 1990.
McILROY, Brian. World Cinema 4: Ireland. Trowbridge: Flicks Books. 1988.
McILROY, Brian. "The Repression of Communities: Visual Representations of Northern Ireland During the Thatcher Years" in: Lester Friedman (ed.) Fires Were Started: British Cinema and Thatcherism. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. 1993 (p. 92-108)
McILROY, Brian. Shooting to Kill: Filmmaking and the "Troubles" in Northern Ireland. Trowbridge: Flicks Books. 1998.
MacKILLOP, James (ed.) Contemporary Irish Cinema: From THE QUIET MAN to DANCING AT LUGHNASA. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press. 1999.
McLOONE, Martin. Irish Film: The Emergence of a Contemporary Cinema. London: British Film Institute. 2000.
McLOONE, Martin and John MacMahon (eds.) Television and Irish Society: 21 Years of Irish Television. Dublin: RTE/IFI. 1984.
McLOONE, Martin. "Introduction" in: Martin McLoone and John MacMahon (eds.) Television and Irish Society: 21 Years of Irish Television. Dublin: RTE/IFI. 1984. (p. 5-13)
McLOONE, Martin. "Strumpet City - The Urban Working Class on Irish Television" in: Martin McLoone and John MacMahon (eds.) Television and Irish Society: 21 Years of Irish Television. Dublin: RTE/IFI. 1984. (p. 53-88)
McLOONE, Martin and Kevin Rockett (eds.) Irish Film, Global Cinema. Dublin: Four Courts Press. 2007.
NEGRA, Diane (ed.) The Irish in Us: Irishness, Perfomativity, and Popular Culture Durham/London: Duke University Press. 2006.
NEGRA, Diane. "The New Primitives: Irishness in Recent US Television" Irish Studies Review (Bath) Vol. 9, N 2 (2001): 229-239. (Special Issue on Cinema and Television)
NEGRA, Diane. "Consuming Ireland: Lucky Charms Cereal, Irish Spring Soap and 1-800-Shamrock" Cultural Studies (London) Vol. 15, N 1 (2001): 76-97.
NEILL, William J.V., Diana S. Fitzsimmons and Brendan Murtagh. Reimagining the Pariah City: Urban Development in Belfast & Detroit Aldershot: Ashgate. 1995.
NEVE, Brian. "Film and Northern Ireland: Beyond 'the Troubles'?" in: Wendy Everett, ed. European Identity in Cinema Exeter: intellect ("European Studies Series") 1996 (p. 83-92)
O'NEILL, Eithne. "Bloody Sunday : Aristote dans le Bogside" Positif 501 (novembre 2002) : 36 - 37.
O'CONNOR, Barbara. "The Representation of Women in Irish Television Drama" in: Martin McLoone and John MacMahon (eds.) Television and Irish Society: 21 Years of Irish Television. Dublin: RTE/IFI. 1984. (p. 123-132)
O'TOOLE, Fintan. "Working-Class Dublin on Screen: The Roddy Doyle Films" Cineaste (New York) XXIV, 2/3 ["Contemporary Irish Cinema Supplement"] (1999): 36-39.
PETTITT, Lance. "Pigs and Provos, Prostitutes and Prejudices: Gay Representations in Irish Film. 1984-1995" in: Éibhear Walshe (ed.) Sex, Nation and Dissent in Irish Writing. Cork: Cork University Press. 1997. (p. 252-284)
PETTITT, Lance. Screening Ireland: Film and Television Representation. Manchester: Manchester University Press. 2000. XVI-320 p.
PETTITT, Lance. December Bride Cork: Cork University Press in association with The Film Institute of Ireland ("Ireland into Film") 2001. 94 p.
ROCKETT, Kevin. "Irish Cinema: The National and the International" Cineaste (New York) 24, 2-3 ["Contemporary Irish Cinema Supplement"] (1999): 23-25.
ROCKETT, Kevin. "The Irish Migrant and Film" In: Patrick O'Sullivan (ed.) The Creative Migrant ("The Irish World Wide: History, Heritage, Identity"; 3) London: Leicester University Press. 1994. (p. 170-191)
ROCKETT, Kevin, Luke Gibbons, and John Hill. Cinema and Ireland. London/Sydney: Croom Helm ("Croom Helm Studies on Film, Television and the Media") 1987.
ROCKETT, Kevin and Eugene Finn. Still Irish: A Century of the Irish in Film. Written by Kevin Rockett. Picture research by Eugene Finn and Kevin Rockett. Dublin: Red Mountain. 1995.
ROCKETT, Kevin and Emer Rockett. Irish Film Censorship: A Cultural Journey from Silent Cinema to International Pornography Dublin: Four Courts Press. 2004. 496 p.
ROCKETT, Kevin. "(Mis-)Representing the Irish Urban Landscape" in: Mark Shiel and Tony Fitzmaurice (eds.) Cinema and the City: Film and Urban Societies in a Global Context Oxford: Blackwell Publishers. 2001 (p. 217-228)
SHEERAN, Patrick F. The Informer. Cork: Cork University Press in association with the Film Institute of Ireland ("Ireland into Film"; 4) 2002.
SLIDE, Anthony. The Cinema and Ireland. Jefferson, NC/London. McFarland. 1988.
WHITE, Jerry. "Arguing with Ethnography: The Films of Bob Quinn and Pierre Perrault" Cinema Journal 42,2 (Winter 2003): 101-124.
BOLGER, Dermot. Druids, Dudes and Beauty Queens: The Changing Face of Irish Theatre. New Island Books. 2002.
CAVE, Richard Allen, Jacqueline Genet et al. Perspectives of Irish Drama and Theatre ("Irish Literature Studies") 2nd ed. New York: Barnes & Noble. 1992.
CAVE, Richard Allen. Irish Theatre in England: Irish Theatrical Diaspora Series. N° 1, Dublin: Carysfort. 2006.
CAVE, Richard Allen and Ben Levitas. Irish Theatre in England: Irish Theatrical Diaspora Series. N° 2, Dublin: Carysfort. 2008.
THE DRUID THEATRE COMPANY. Druid, the First Ten Years. Galway, Druid Performing Arts, 1985
DUNCAN, Dawn. Postcolonial Theory and Irish Drama from 1800-2000. Vol. 11, n° 254 + 272 Lewiston; NY/Lampeter, NY: Edwin Mellen Press. 2004.
ETHERTON, Michael. Contemporary Irish Dramatists. New York: St. Martin's Press ("Modern Dramatists") 1989.
GREN, Nicholas and David Bradby. The Politics of Irish Drana: Plays in Context from Boucicault to Friel. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press ("Cambridge Studies in Modern Theatre") 2000.
JORDAN, Eamonn. Theatre Stuff: Critical Essays on Contemporary Irish Theatre. Reprint. Dublin: Carysford.
LEVITAS, Ben. The Theatre of Nation: Irish Drama and Cultural Nationalism (1890-1916) Oxford : Oxford University Press ("Oxford Historical Monographs") 2002.
LLEWELLYN JONES, Margaret. Contemporary Irish Drama and Cutural Identity. Intellect Books. 2002.
LONERGAN, Patrick and Riana O'Dwyer. Echoes from the Corridor: Irish Theatre: Past - Present and the Future. Dublin: Carysfort. 2008.
LONERGAN, Theatre and Globalization: Irish Drama in the Celtic Tiger Era. Houndmills Basingstoke: Palgrave. 2009.
MacKINTOSH, Fiona. Dying Act: Death in Ancient Greek and Modern Irish Tragic Drama. Cork: Cork University Press. 1994.
MATHEWS, P.J. Revival: The Abbey Theatre, Sinn Féin, The Gaelic League and the Co-operative Movement. Cork. Cork University Press. 2003.
MAXWELL, D.E.S. A Critical History of Modern Irish Drama (1891-1980) Cambridge University Press. 1984.
McCORMACK, W.J. From Burke to Beckett: Ascendancy Traditions and Betrayal in Literary History. Cork: Cork University Press. 1994.
McNULTY, Eugene. The Ulster Literary Theatre and the Northern Revival. Cork: Cork University Press. 2008.
MIKAMI, Hiroko, Minako Okamuro and Naoko Yagi. Ireland on Stage: Beckett and After. Dublin: Carysfort. 2007.
MORASH, Christopher. A History of Irish Theatre (1601-2000). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2002.
MURRAY, Christopher. Twentieth Century Irish Drama: Mirror up a Nation. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press. 2000.
O'REILLY. Anne F. Sacred Plays: Soul Journey in Contemporary Irish Theatre. Dublin: Carysfort 2005.
O'TOOLE, Fintan. Critical Moments: Fintan O'Toole on Modern Irish Theatre. Dublin: Carysfort. 2004.
RICHTARIK, Marilynn J. Acting Between the Lines: The Field Day Theatre Company and Irish Cultural Politics (1980-1984). Oxford: Clarendon Press. 1994.
SEKINE, Masaru. Irish Writers and the Theatre. New York: Barnes & Noble. 1986.
SEKINE, Masaru and Christopher Murray. Yeats and the Noh: A Comparative Study. Savage, Maryland: Barnes & Noble ("Irish Literary Studies"; 38) 1990.
SHIELDS, Paula. The Irish Theatre Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide to Professional Drama, Dance and Opera in Irelan, North and South. Dublin: New Island Books. 2001.
SWEENEY, Bernadette. Performing the Body in Irish Theatre. Palgrave. 2008.
SZABO, Carmen. Clearing the Ground: The Field Day Theatre Company and the Construction of Irish Identity. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishers. 2007.
TROTTER, Mary. Irish National Theatres: Political Performances and the Origins of the Irish Dramatic Movement. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press. 2001.
TROTTER, Mary. Modern Irish Theatre. Malden, MA: Polity Press ("Cultural History of Theatre") 2008.
Theatre (related to Ciarán Hind's work)
BATE, Jonathan and Eric Rasmussen (eds.) RSC: William Shakespeare, Richard III Introduced by Jonathan Bate. Houndsmills, Basingstoke/Hampshire: Macmillan (© The Royal Shakespeare Company) 2008.
O'CONNOR, Gary. The Mahabharata: Peter Brook's Epic in the Making. Photography by Gilles Abegg. San Francisco: Mercury House. 1989.
OLIVER, Cordelia. Magic in the Gorbals: A Personal Record of the Citizens Theatre With a Foreword by Sir Jeremy Isaacs. Ellon, Aberdeenshire: Northern Books from Famedram Publishers. 1999.
COVENEY, Michael. The Citz (21 years of the Glasgow Citizens Theatre). Nick Hern Books. 1990.
The Long Good Friday, UK, 1980, John Mackenzie
Traveller, IRL, 1981, Joe Comerford
Psy-Warriors, UK (BBC), 1981, Alan Clarke
Maeve, IRL, 1982, John Davies und Pat Murphy
Cal, Pat O'Connor, UK, 1984
Contact, UK (BBC Northern Ireland), 1985, Alan Clarke
A Prayer for the Dying, USA, 1987, Mike Hodges
Reefer and the Model, IRL, 1987, Joe Comerford
Elephant, UK (BBC Northern Ireland), 1989, Alan ClarkeHidden Agenda, UK, 1990, Ken Loach
The Investigation: Inside a Terrorist Bombing aka Who Bombed Birmingham?, UK (Granada Television), 1990, Mike Beckham
Shoot to Kill, UK (Yorkshire Television), 1990, Peter Kosminsky
Children of the North, UK (BBC), 1991, David Drury
So, You Think You've Got Troubles?, UK (BBC, sitcom, 6 episodes), 1991, Mike Holgate
Highboot Benny, IRL/Germany, 1992, Joe Comerford
You, Me and Marley, UK, 1992, Richard Spence
Force of Duty, UK (BBC & RTÉ), 1992, Pat O'Connor
The Crying Game, UK//JAP, 1992, Neil Jordan
Patriot Games, USA, 1992, Philip Noyce
In the Name of the Father, UK/IRL, 1993, Jim Sheridan
Love Lies Bleeding, UK (BBC Northern Ireland), 1993, Michael Winterbottom
Blown Away,USA, 1994, Stephen Hopkins
Breed of Heroes, UK (BBC Northern Ireland & BBC), 1994, Diarmuid Lawrence
Life after Life, UK (BBC Northern Ireland), 1995, Tim Fywell
Some Mother's Son, UK, 1996, Terry George
Nothing Personal, IRL/UK, 1995, Thaddeus O'Sullivan
The Precious Blood, UK (BBC Northern Ireland), 1996, John Woods
The Boxer, IRL/UK, 1997, Jim Sheridan
The Informant, IRL/USA, 1997, Jim McBride
The Jackal, USA/UK/F/GER/I, 1997, Michael Caton-Jones
Divorcing Jack, UK, 1998, David Caffrey
Ronin, USA, 1998, John Frankenheimer
Titanic Town, USA, 1998, Roger Michell
Resurrection Man, UK, 1998, Marc Evans
The Devil's Own, USA, 1997, Alan J. Pakula
This is the Sea, IRL/UK, 1997, Mary McGuckian
Sunday, UK/IRL, 2002, Charles McDougall
Bloody Sunday, IRL/UK, 2000, Paul Greengrass
H3, IRL, 2001, Les Blair
The Mapmaker, IRL/UK, 2001, Johnny Gogan
Silent Grace, UK/IRL, 2001, Maeve Murphy
As the Beast Sleeps, UK, 2002, Harry Bradbeer
Omagh, IRL, 2003, Pete Travis
Holy Cross, UK/IRL (television), 2003, Mark Brozel
Mickybo and Me, UK/IRL, 2004, Terry Loane
The Hunger Strike, UK/IRL (documentary), 2006, Margo Harkin
Bloody Sunday: A Derry Diary, UK/IRL (documentary), 2007, Margo Harkin
Hunger, UK, 2008, Steve McQueen
* This list does not include productions such as Michael Collins which address the Troubles in a highly significant but only indirect manner.
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