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Author: Patrick F Sheeran
Publisher: Cork : Cork University Press in association with the Film Institute of Ireland, 2002.
Series: Ireland into film, 4.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Liam O'Flaherty's novel The Informer (1925) is what the author of this study calls a 'mythogenic text', i.e. one that lends itself easily to adaptations, recreations and renditions. To date there have been four film versions (Arthur Robison 1929, John Ford 1935, Jules Dassin 1968, Michael Byrne 1992) and at least as many stage versions. One of the reasons the novel has proved so attractive to filmmakers is that it  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Film adaptations
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sheeran, Patrick F.
Informer.
Cork : Cork University Press in association with the Film Institute of Ireland, 2002
(OCoLC)606839061
Named Person: Liam O'Flaherty; Liam O'Flaherty; Arthur Robison; John Ford; Liam O'Flaherty; John Ford; Liam O'Flaherty; Arthur Robison
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick F Sheeran
ISBN: 1859182887 9781859182888
OCLC Number: 48628451
Description: 91 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.
Contents: Mythogenesis --
Film into novel into film --
Arthur Robison's Informer --
The Ford-Nichols Informer --
Appendix: Narrative synopsis of Robison's Informer (1929) --
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Series Title: Ireland into film, 4.
Responsibility: Patrick F. Sheeran.

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To date there have been four film versions of "The Informer". The hardman and the gunman have provided dramatists and film-makers with a compelling way of staging political conflict. This is a study  Read more...

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