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The defiant imagination : why culture matters

Author: Max Wyman
Publisher: Vancouver [B.C.] : Douglas & McIntyre, 2004.
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From the late '60s to the late '90s, Max Wyman was by turns the Vancouver Sun's dance critic, music critic, drama critic, arts columnist, and book-review editor. Since retiring, he has represented Canada on a UNESCO cultural-policy commission. The Defiant Imagination is his impassioned plea to keep culture at the heart of the Canadian experiment.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Wyman, Max, 1939-
Defiant imagination.
Vancouver [B.C.] : Douglas & McIntyre, 2004
(DLC) 2004381469
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Max Wyman
ISBN: 9781926706191 1926706196
OCLC Number: 471124012
Description: 1 online resource (x, 243 pages)
Contents: Preface; Introduction; I. Making the Case; 1 Culture, the Heartbeat of a People; 2 Art and Society; 3 The Promise of Our Diversity; 4 The Power of Myth:The Importance of Our Stories; II. Making the Connection; 5 The Artist; 6 The Arts Organization; 7 The Shock of the New Technologies; 8 Business and the Arts; III. Making It Happen; 9 The Role of Government; 10 The Canada Council for the Arts; Envoi; Acknowledgements; Bibliography.
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From the late '60s to the late '90s, Max Wyman was by turns the Vancouver Sun's dance critic, music critic, drama critic, arts columnist, and book-review editor. Since retiring, he has represented Canada on a UNESCO cultural-policy commission. The Defiant Imagination is his impassioned plea to keep culture at the heart of the Canadian experiment.

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