Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 31 items

  • Keywords: Gypsies x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Travellers’ and gypsies’ death and dying

Regina McQuillan

in Death, Dying, and Social Differences

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599295
eISBN:
9780191731532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599295.003.0049
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses issues in the provision of palliative care to Travellers and Gypsies. Gypsies and Travellers form part of a world-wide group of people who have, or who have had, a nomadic way ... More


'Tinkers': Synge and the Cultural History of the Irish Traveller

Mary Burke

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566464
eISBN:
9780191721670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566464.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The history of the Irish minority Traveller community is not analogous to that of the ‘tinker’, a Europe-wide underworld fantasy created by 16th-century British and continental Rogue Literature that ... More


Literary Antecedents of the Irish Revival Tinker

Mary Burke

in 'Tinkers': Synge and the Cultural History of the Irish Traveller

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566464
eISBN:
9780191721670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566464.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The opening chapter traces the various imagined ‘Easts’ from which the purported pre-Gaelic ancestors of tinkers and the Oriental antecedents of European Gypsies emerged. The Revival-era theory of ... More


Playboys of the Eastern World: Synge's Bohemian Tinkers and Pre‐Celtic Islanders

Mary Burke

in 'Tinkers': Synge and the Cultural History of the Irish Traveller

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566464
eISBN:
9780191721670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566464.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The third chapter argues that in his prose, erstwhile Paris resident Synge drew both from the tradition of Ireland’s ‘Eastern’ roots and fin-de-siècle bohemianism in depicting ‘instinctively’ ... More


In the Step(pe)s of Genius: Pushkin’s Ovidian Exile

Duncan F. Kennedy

in Two Thousand Years of Solitude: Exile After Ovid

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199603848
eISBN:
9780191731587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603848.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The youthful Pushkin’s poem ‘To Ovid’ (1821) takes up the Ovidian tradition of self-conscious reflection on exile. This chapter considers the poem’s literary and historical context and rhetorical ... More


The Traveller colonised

Mícheál Ó hAodha

in ‘Insubordinate Irish’: Travellers in the Text

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083044
eISBN:
9781781702437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083044.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Gypsy and Traveller cultures were of particular fascination to the Gypsy Lore Society (GLS)'s members. The trope of the ‘doomed primitive’ is still a vibrant designation as attributed to many ... More


Romani in Britain: The Afterlife of a Language

Yaron Matras

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748639045
eISBN:
9780748671526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639045.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Romani is one of Britain's oldest and most established minority languages. Brought to the country by Romani immigrants from continental Europe in the sixteenth century or even earlier, it was spoken ... More


Burlesque Ballet, a Ballad and a Banquet in Ben Jonson's The Gypsies Metamorphos'd (1621)

Marie-claude Canova-green

in Dance Research: The Journal of the Society for Dance Research

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635849
eISBN:
9780748671120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635849.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

In summer 1621, George Villiers, then Marquess of Buckingham, invited the king and an exclusive circle of courtiers to inaugurate his newly restored countryside residence Burley-on-the-Hill in ... More


Redefining Hungarian Music from Liszt to Bartók

Lynn M. Hooker

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199739592
eISBN:
9780199369461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739592.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book explores the transformation of the idea of national music in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Hungary, envisioning Hungary’s two best-known composers, Liszt and Bartók, as endpoints ... More


The European Court of Human Rights and Minorities in the United Kingdom: Catalyst for Change or Hollow Rhetoric?

Kimberley Brayson and Gabriel Swain

in The European Court of Human Rights: Implementing Strasbourg's Judgments on Domestic Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748670574
eISBN:
9780748689101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670574.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The chapter on the UK compares four sets of cases that have produced markedly different implementation outcomes: those concerning rights claims by homosexual and transgender applicants on the one ... More


Responses to the marginalisation of Roma young people in education in an age of austerity in the United Kingdom

Jenny van Krieken Robson

in Youth Marginality in Britain: Contemporary Studies of Austerity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447330523
eISBN:
9781447330578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330523.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chpater discusses team support for Roma young people who arrived in the United Kingdom as European Union migrants. Using participants’ voices reveals a negative discourse on Roma. Reflecting on ... More


The Role of the Romanies: Images and Counter-Images of ‘Gypsies’/Romanies in European Cultures

Nicholas Saul and Susan Tebbutt (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236795
eISBN:
9781846313950
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313950
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Since their arrival in Europe at the beginning of the eleventh century, the ‘Gypsies’ have stimulated and fascinated the European imagination, but have also always been perceived as ‘other’ and ... More


Gypsies and Travellers in housing: The decline of Nomadism

David M. Smith and Margaret Greenfields

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781847428738
eISBN:
9781447310969
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428738.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This groundbreaking study examines two neglected areas in studies of housing and minority groups and of social relations between different marginalized communities. First, the book examines the ... More


From Survival to Subversion: Strategies of Self-Representation in Selected Works by Mariella Mehr

Carmel Finnan (ed.)

in The Role of the Romanies: Images and Counter-Images of ‘Gypsies’/Romanies in European Cultures

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236795
eISBN:
9781846313950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236795.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter broadens the study of Romanies by looking at the Yenish people of Switzerland, a people claimed by some to be Gypsies who migrated from India many centuries ago. Like the Romanies, they ... More


Disproportional Representation: Romanies and European Art1

Susan Tebbutt (ed.)

in The Role of the Romanies: Images and Counter-Images of ‘Gypsies’/Romanies in European Cultures

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236795
eISBN:
9781846313950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236795.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the contrast between images of Gypsies produced by gadzo European artists over the centuries and those created by Romanies themselves. The former give disproportionate weight to ... More


‘Severity has often enraged but never subdued a gipsy’:1 The History and Making of European Romani Stereotypes

Colin Clark (ed.)

in The Role of the Romanies: Images and Counter-Images of ‘Gypsies’/Romanies in European Cultures

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236795
eISBN:
9781846313950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236795.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter argues that the portrayals of groups and individuals known or identified as ‘Gypsies’ in nineteenth- and twentieth-century European historical discourses provide little meaningful ... More


Postmodern Bricolages

Igor Krstić

in Slums on Screen: World Cinema and the Planet of Slums

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474406864
eISBN:
9781474421928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474406864.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on the 1970s and 1980s and illustrates how some of the most celebrated world cinema directors became profoundly affected by postmodern thought and cultural practice, among them ... More


A Māori Boy Contests the Old Patriarchal Order: Mahana (Lee Tamahori, 2016)

Alistair Fox

in Coming-of-Age Cinema in New Zealand: Genre, Gender and Adaptation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474429443
eISBN:
9781474438438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474429443.003.0016
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Based on a comparison with Witi Ihimaera’s novel Bulibasha, King of the Gypsies (1994), the source for the adaptation, this chapter discusses Lee Tamahori’s Mahana as further evidence of two ... More


John Sampson and Romani Studies in Liverpool

Anthony Sampson (ed.)

in The Role of the Romanies: Images and Counter-Images of ‘Gypsies’/Romanies in European Cultures

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236795
eISBN:
9781846313950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236795.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on Dr John Sampson, the leading British authority on Gypsies. Sampson first developed his love for the Romani language in Liverpool — a love that later developed into an almost ... More


Belated Travelling Theory, Contemporary Wild Praxis: A Romani Perspective on the Practical Politics of the Open End

Ken Lee (ed.)

in The Role of the Romanies: Images and Counter-Images of ‘Gypsies’/Romanies in European Cultures

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236795
eISBN:
9781846313950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236795.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter takes issue with the Orientalism that implicitly underpins much of the methodology of the Gypsylorists and founders of the Gypsy Collections. Specifically, it examines the ways in which ... More


View: