Exploring the construction of the Irish Mammy in ‘Mrs Brown’s Boys’:Making and breaking the stereotype

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Murphy, Brona; Palma-Fahey, Maria;
(2018)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1075/ps.16022.mur
  • Subject: gender | culture | Irish-English | identity | construction | deconstruction | stereotype

This paper explores how the cultural concept of the Irish Mammy is portrayed in the popular television comedy series ‘Mrs Brown’s Boys’. Considering the historicity and cultural aspects surrounding essential views of Irishness that have shaped the archetype of the stere... View more
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