Holohan, Conn

Masculinity and Irish Popular Culture

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Tony Tracy, Conn Holohan

Part I. Queering Irish Masculinity

2. Clubs, Closets and Catwalks: GAA Stars and the Politics of Contemporary Irish Masculinity
Michael G. Cronin

3. Trans-formations of Gendered Identities in Ireland
Jeannine Woods

4. Compartmentalized Cosmopolitans: Constructions of Urban Space in Queer Irish Cinema
Allison Macleod

Part II. Musical Masculinities

5. From Men to Boys: Masculinity, Politics and the Irish Boy Band
Noel McLaughlin, Martin McLoone

6. ‘Irish Lads’ and English Rock: Musical Masculinities in the 1990s
Sean Campbell

7. ‘Oh Me, Oh My’: Masculinity, Popular Music and Reviving Joe Dolan
Méabh Ní Fhuartháin

Part III. Masculinity in Drama and Literature

8. A Postmodern Crisis of Irish Masculinity — Patrick McCabe’s Winterwood (2006)
Annabel Sheehan

9. From Violent Masculinities to Gynandricity? Sean O’Reilly’s Watermark (2005)
Fiona McCann

10. Sons of the Tiger: Performing Neoliberalism, Post-Feminism, and Masculinity in ‘Crisis’ in Contemporary Irish Theatre
Cormac O’Brien

11. Mirror Mirror on the Wall: Unwanted Reflections in The Boys of Foley Street (2012)
Miriam Haughton

Part IV. Onscreen Masculinity

12. Body of Evidence: Performing Hunger
Emilie Pine

13. Othering Masculinity in the Multicultural Irish Thriller
Zélie Asava

14. From Symbol to Symptom — Changing Representations of Fatherhood in Recent Irish Cinema
Ruth Barton

15. ‘He’s a Good Soldier, He Cares About the Future’: Post-Feminist Masculinities, the IRA Man and ‘Peace’ in Northern Ireland
Sarah Edge

16. Pure Male: Masculine Spaces and Stasis in Eugene O’Brien’s Pure Mule (2005)
Barry Monahan

Part V. After the Tiger: Gender and Economic Crisis

17. Adjusting Men and Abiding Mammies: Gendering the Recession in Ireland
Diane Negra

Keywords: Literature, British and Irish Literature, Film History, Cultural and Media Studies, general, British Cinema, Regional and Cultural Studies, Film and Television Studies

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