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Defiant Spirits : the Modernist Revolution of the Group of Seven.

Author: Ross King
Publisher: New York : Douglas & McIntyre, 2010.
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A Governor General's Award-winning author recounts the turbulent years during which a group of young Canadian painters went from obscurity to international renown. Beginning in 1912, Defiant Spirits traces the artistic development of Tom Thomson and the future members of the Group of Seven, Franklin Carmichael, Lawren Harris, A.Y. Jackson, Franz Johnston, Arthur Lismer, J.E.H. MacDonald, and Frederick Varley, over a  Read more...
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King, Ross.
Defiant Spirits : The Modernist Revolution of the Group of Seven.
New York : Douglas & McIntyre, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ross King
ISBN: 9781553658078 1553658078
OCLC Number: 781471806
Description: 1 online resource (769 pages)
Contents: Contents; Acknowledgements; Book I; 1 A Wild Deserted Spot; 2 This Wealthy Promised Land; 3 Ein Toronto Realist; 4 Eerie Wildernesses; 5 Life On The Mississagi; 6 Wild Men Of The North; 7 The Infanticist School; 8 The Happy Isles; 9 Rites Of Paysage; 10 The Young School; Book Ii; 1 Men With Good Red Blood In Their Veins; 2 The Great Explosion; 3 White Feathers And Tangled Gardens; 4 The Line Of Beauty; 5 Imperishable Splendour; 6 Shades Of Grey; 7 The Vortex Of War; 8 The Dweller Of The Threshold; 9 The Great Konodian Army; Book Iii; 1 The Spirit Of Young Canada; 2 A Septenary Fatality. 3 Are These New Canadian Painters Crazy?4 Multiples Of Ugliness; 5 By The Shining Big-Sea-Water; 6 Gypsies, Lepurs, And Freaks; 7 Wembley; Epilogue; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index.

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A Governor General's Award-winning author recounts the turbulent years during which a group of young Canadian painters went from obscurity to international renown. Beginning in 1912, Defiant Spirits traces the artistic development of Tom Thomson and the future members of the Group of Seven, Franklin Carmichael, Lawren Harris, A.Y. Jackson, Franz Johnston, Arthur Lismer, J.E.H. MacDonald, and Frederick Varley, over a dozen years in Canadian history. Working in an eclectic and sometimes controversial blend of modernist styles, they produced what an English critic celebrated in the 1920s as th.

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