A Swiftian Sunday
Author: McIlroy, Brian
Source: Short Film Studies, Volume 1, Number 2, February 2011 , pp. 283-286(4)
Abstract:This essay explores the political and religious conflicts embedded in the film. In particular, I focus on how British, American and Irish Protestant (Swiftian) influences assault the traditional Irish Catholic ethos. I argue that the allusion to Swift suggests that neither modernity nor tradition encapsulates the desired state of being.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: University of British Columbia
Publication date: February 1, 2011
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