Give My Head Peace: Analysis of a political sitcom in Northern Ireland by Daniela Wack

Give My Head Peace: Analysis of a political sitcom in Northern Ireland

byDaniela Wack

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Seminar paper from the year 2005 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Culture and Applied Geography, grade: 1,0, University of Freiburg, course: The Troubles Revisited, 13 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: The political and religious conflict in Northern Ireland has been a source for both cinema and TV productions in various formats such as film, television drama, or documentary. Most programmes have presented the Troubles in a serious, tragic, and realistic way, e. g. In the Name of the Father. Comedy related to the Northern Irish conflict has only been a recent development from the nineties onwards, e. g.So you think you've got troubles(1991) andAn everlasting Piece(2000). In this paper, attention is drawn to the sitcomGive My Head Peace,from which the episode 'Hollywood on the Falls' (1999) is analysed. Emphasis is put on the question of how the troubles in particular and the Northern Irish society in general are portrayed throughout the programme. Furthermore, an introduction to the programme is given as well as a plot summary and a characterisation of the protagonists. [...]
Title:Give My Head Peace: Analysis of a political sitcom in Northern IrelandFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:August 15, 2006Publisher:GRIN PublishingLanguage:English

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