The spectacle of death and the aesthetics of crowd control
Emma Galbally and Conrad Brunström
checked by a
spectacle of festivity. Death is noteworthy for its absence.
Significantly, British sponsorship of IrishCatholicism is referenced when the question of who is to officiate
at a wedding is raised. ‘Nelly’, the proud mother of
four sons, three of whom are in the British armed forces and one of
whom is a freshly minted priest, speaks up