Men and masculinities in Irish cinema /
|Main Creator:||Ging, Debbie.|
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Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 224-238) and index.
Physical description: ix, 252 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Table of Contents:
- 1. Introduction
- 2. Gender and nation: the Gaelicisation of Irish manhood
- 3. 'Instruments of God's will': Masculinity in early Irish film
- 4. Institutional boys: Adolescent masculinity and coming of age in Ireland's 'architecture of containment'
- 5. Family guys: Detonating the Irish nuclear family
- 6. It's good to talk? language, loquaciousness and silence among Irish cinema's men in crisis
- 7. Troubled bodies, troubled minds: republicanism, bromance and 'house-training' the 'men of violence'
- 8. New lads or 'protest masculinities'? Underclass, criminal and socially marginalised men in the films of the 1990s and 2000s
- 9. Cool Hibernia: 'New men', metrosexuals, Celtic soul and queer fellas
- 10. Conclusion: a masculinity of 'trancendent' defeat?