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Stap Fightin' - Accents of Violence in the Work of James Young

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Moore, Paul (2010) Stap Fightin' - Accents of Violence in the Work of James Young. In: Performing Violence in Contemporary Ireland. (Eds: Fitzpatrick, Lisa), Carysfort Press, Dublin, pp. 119-129. ISBN 978-1-904-505-44-0 [Book section]

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Abstract

An analysis of the work of Northern Ireland comedian James Young, this chapter highlights the importance of his work in relation to sound studies. The chapter argues that Young's work can be used to map the sonic geography of Belfast in particular, and Northern Ireland in general, and illustrates the way in which Young used his understanding of the Northern Irish soundscape to create characters which have entered the cultural mythology of the region.

Item Type:Book section
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Arts > School of Creative Arts and Technologies
Research Institutes and Groups:Arts and Humanities Research Institute
Arts and Humanities Research Institute > Creative Arts and Technologies
ID Code:19594
Deposited By:Professor Paul Moore
Deposited On:20 Aug 2011 06:08
Last Modified:20 Aug 2011 06:08

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