Articles tagged colm toibin

Sex and Other Mysteries in ‘The Empty Family’

In The Empty Family, Irish writer Colm Toibin describes men and women who will sacrifice just about anything for sexual passion and love.

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20 Jul 2008 // 9:59 PM

The Journey Home

This Ireland is resolutely working class, bland, focused on the traditional pursuits of numbing the senses through alcohol, coping with the drudgery of dead-end jobs with an almost nihilistic escapism.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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