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Sectarianism

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

A narrow‐minded adherence to a particular sect (political, ethnic, or religious), often leading to conflict with those of different sects or possessing different beliefs. Sectarian...

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The Iraq War

Guy Westwell.

in Parallel Lines

October 2014; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Film. 6893 words.

This chapter considers the films that represent the war in Iraq. Iraq in Fragments, which depicts the war from an Iraqi perspective, invites viewers to question preconceptions of the Iraq...

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The ‘Zooniverse’ and other (furnished) comic worlds

Leon Hunt.

in Cult British TV comedy

June 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Television. 6414 words.

According to Umberto Eco, the cult text must provide a ‘completely furnished world so that its fans can quote characters and episodes as if they were aspects of the fan’s sectarian world.’...

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This Is Northern Ireland: regional broadcasting and identity in “Ulster”

Thomas Hajkowski.

in The BBC and National Identity in Britain, 1922-53

October 2010; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Film. 13064 words.

This chapter focuses on the BBC in Northern Ireland. Broadcasting in Northern Ireland was quite distinct from broadcasting in Scotland or Wales. The sectarian divide between Catholic and...

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Marxism

Chuck Kleinhans.

in Cinema and Media Studies

P ublished online July 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Media Studies; Film; Radio; Television. 13436 words.

Marxism is a philosophical and practical framework for analyzing and changing society that was developed from the ideas of Karl Marx in the 19th century. He synthesized Hegelian philosophy,...

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Marxism

Chuck Kleinhans.

in Cinema and Media Studies

P ublished online July 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Media Studies; Film; Radio; Television. 13436 words.

Marxism is a philosophical and practical framework for analyzing and changing society that was developed from the ideas of Karl Marx in the 19th century. He synthesized Hegelian philosophy,...

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