“Rebellion”: Genre over Historical Accuracy

Feature image courtesy of RTE.  Like similar efforts to incorporate women into the commemoration of the Easter Rising, RTE’s Flagship television fictional miniseries Rebellion was met with accusations of heavy-handiness. Dr. Heather Laird presented her paper “Reading Rebellion: Women, History and Commemoration,” in which she used the series as a case study to understand the meta level of … More “Rebellion”: Genre over Historical Accuracy