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  • Profane love, the heartening story and sublation : the dialectical image in film 

    O'Kelly, Conor (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Film, 2015)
    This thesis develops an understanding of the application of Walter Benjamin’s dialectical image. Benjamin’s theory of the dialectical image is examined through the comparison of avant-garde and realist film productions and ...
  • Community filmaking in Ireland 

    Leahy, Eileen (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Film, 2014)
    This thesis explores the state of the field of knowledge and looks at the limitations of current research. It identifies what the term community means and examines its importance for cinema. It defines community film and ...
  • The drama of Oscar Wilde : contesting Victorian gender dynamics 

    Kerr, Aideen (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Drama, 2014)
    This thesis will analyse Oscar Wilde’s dramatic characters and propose that he challenged the typical Victorian gender roles on the stage, and re-imagined more modern modes of masculinity and femininity in his plays. In ...
  • Dylan in cinema 

    Hodgers, Jonathan (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Music, 2014)
    [Exerpt from the final paragraph of the summary, page vi] In broad terms, the thesis shows Dylan as highly attuned to the language and construction of film as a means of structuring songs and composing lyrics. Also ...
  • Female performances and representation in the Hollywood musical, 1929 - 1940 

    Barrett, Ciara (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Film, 2015)
    This thesis explores the evolution of female performance paradigms and representation in Hollywood musicals from 1929 to 1940. In particular, it considers how the paradigmatic representation of femininity within the musical ...

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