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McLoone, Martin (1994) National Cinema and Cultural Identity: Ireland in Europe. In: Border Crossing: Film in Ireland, Britain and Europe. (Eds: Hill, John, McLoone, Martin and Hainsworth, Paul), QUB Insitute of Irish Studies, pp. 146-173. ISBN 0-85170-489-1 [Book section]

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This article considers Irish cinema in its local, European and global contexts and argues that because Hollywood increasingly speaks with a globalising voice then competing voices, rooted in local cultures, have become more important and necessary. Irish cinema, as a small national cinema, represents one example of the national local speaking to the global with an indigenous address.

Item Type:Book section
Keywords:Irish cinema, Hollywood, globalisation, national identity, national cinema
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Arts > School of Media, Film & Journalism
Research Institutes and Groups:Centre for Media Research
ID Code:15769
Deposited By:Prof Martin McLoone
Deposited On:23 Sep 2010 15:46
Last Modified:15 Jun 2011 10:55

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