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James Mahony (C.1816-1859): The Illustrated London News, Niamh Ann Kelly Jul 2021

James Mahony (C.1816-1859): The Illustrated London News, Niamh Ann Kelly

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Imaging The Great Irish Famine: Representing Dispossession In Visual Culture, Preface & Introduction, Niamh Ann Kelly Jul 2020

Imaging The Great Irish Famine: Representing Dispossession In Visual Culture, Preface & Introduction, Niamh Ann Kelly

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Niamh Ann Kelly's lavishly illustrated book throws new light on the visual culture commemorative of hunger, famine and dispossession in mid-nineteenth-century Ireland. Located within the discipline of International Memorial Studies, the text and images both challenge and extend our understanding of Famine history. Examining the visual culture since the time of the Famine until the present, Kelly asks, how do we view, experience and represent the past in the present? To what extent does the viewer insert themselves in this complex process? Is there such a thing as ethical spectatorship? Kelly’s sophisticated yet sympathetic study of the “grievous history” …


Ultimate Witnesses - The Visual Culture Of Death, Burial And Mourning In Famine Ireland, Extract, Niamh Ann Kelly Jan 2017

Ultimate Witnesses - The Visual Culture Of Death, Burial And Mourning In Famine Ireland, Extract, Niamh Ann Kelly

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