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Neil Jordan

Maria Pramaggiore

Neil Jordan

by Maria Pramaggiore

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  • 10 Currently reading

Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jordan, Neil, -- 1951- -- Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMaria Pramaggiore.
    SeriesContemporary film directors
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1998.3.J67 P73 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17976595M
    ISBN 109780252033254, 9780252075308
    LC Control Number2007024128

    Ahead of the 20th-anniversary re-release of Neil Jordan’s hugely successful film Michael Collins, the director reflects on the ‘unique opportunity’ he got to make it Thu, , The book's central idea of the narrator and his double often being mistaken for each other is well developed and ingeniously used to illustrate what Jordan is trying to say about how lives develop, and the later part of the book has a very gripping story. Neil Jordan has the ability to pick out those few details which capture a scene or an /5(44).

    NEIL JORDAN is the author of several critically-acclaimed novels including Mistaken, The Dream of a Beast, Sunrise with Sea Monster, Shade, and Night in Tunisia, a collection of short stories which won the Guardian Fiction has written, directed and produced a large number of Academy Award-winning films including The Crying Game, Michael Collins, Interview with a . This book examines two prominent Irish authors, Neil Jordan and John McGahern. Jordan is famous for his films, most notably The Crying Game, and this work studies both his films and his fiction. McGahern is the most respected, lauded Irish novelist since Joyce; a.

      Filmmaker Neil Jordan has an incredibly diverse career, with one of the biggest constants that fans have come to expect being that his films will always deliver something unconventional and Author: Patrick Cavanaugh.   The bitter-sweet end to Neil Jordan's tale of the original crime family couldn't be better. Indeed, this script is what the fans were really missing - some closure. I didn't expect anything less from Jordan, Cesare's rise and fall as Machiavelli's Prince was captivating/5(11).


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