At the rise of the Tudor age, England began to form a national identity. With that sense of self came the beginnings of the colonialist notion of the qotherqq Ireland, however, proved a most difficult other because it was so closely linked, both culturally and geographically, to England. Ireland's colonial position was especially complex because of the political, religious, and ethnic heritage it shared with England. Andrew Murphy asserts that the Irish were seen not as absolute but as qproximateq others. As a result, English writing about Ireland was a problematic process, since standard colonial stereotypes never quite fit the Irish. But the Irish Sea Betwixt Us examines the English view of the qimperfectq other by looking at Ireland through works by Spenser, Jonson, and Shakespeare. Murphy also considers a broad range of materials from the Renaissance period, including journals, pamphlets, histories, and state papers.The limitations are not only in the script, which relegates her to domesticity, but also in the cinematography and direction. ... variety of roles as a telephone operator for an answering service, meshes perfectly with the actressa#39;s own self- doubts.
|Author||:||Bernard F. Dick|
|Publisher||:||University Press of Kentucky - 2015-02-05|