Journals Higher Education



Published: 28 October 2004

368 Pages | 16 Illustrations, black & white

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719069079

Bookseller Code (06)


The real ireland

The evolution of Ireland in documentary film

Harvey O'Brien

Published by Manchester University Press

  • First full-length study of Irish documentary film, looking at how the idea of Ireland evolved through the 20th century, and how documentary both recorded and participated in this process
  • Discusses Irish history, politics and culture as well as the philosophical roots of documentary
  • Scholarly yet accessible, features a detailed filmography as well as rare and previously unpublished photographs
  • Examines a variety of documentary films, including recent work by John T
  • Davis, Alan Gilsenan, as well as feminist films, tourist films, films on Northern Ireland, music and sport, and work on church and state

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