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The Role of Motherhood Symbolization in the Conflict Imagery of Northern Ireland, by Martin Forker (2007)



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The following paper has been contributed by the author Martin Forker, with the permission of the publishers Visual Culture & Gender. The views expressed in this paper do not necessarily reflect the views of the members of the CAIN Project. The CAIN Project would welcome other material which meets our guidelines for contributions.

Martin Forker
The Role of Motherhood Symbolization
in the Conflict Imagery of Northern Ireland

2007
Visual Culture & Gender; Volume 2 (2007); pp72-87
Paper 16pp [PDF; 5620KB]

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Visual Culture & Gender {external_link}
A peer-reviewed international multimedia journal published annually.

This publication is copyright Martin Forker 2007 and is included on the CAIN site by permission of Visual Culture & Gender and the author.


Contents
Contextualizing My Art of Motherhood Symbolization
Background to the Conflict
Conflict Imagery: Two Ways of Seeing
Mimetic Rivalry
Death Imagery
Motherhood Representations
Female Political Personifications
The Politicization of the Madonna
Aniconic versus Iconic Cultures
Celtic Goddesses Symbolism in Motherhood
    Representations in Loyalist and Nationalist Parties
My Motherhood Imagery
Conclusions
References


'The Role of Motherhood Symbolization
in the Conflict Imagery of Northern Ireland'

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[PDF; 5620KB]

 


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