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Fashioning the Canadian landscape : essays on travel writing, tourism, and national identity in the pre-automobile era

Author: J I Little
Publisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In his book Fashioning the Canadian Landscape, J.I. Little examines how Canada, much like the United States, came to be identified with its natural landscape. Little argues that in contrast to America, Canada's image was strongly influenced by the picturesque convention favoured by British travel writers.
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Little, J.I. (John Irvine), 1947-
Fashioning the Canadian landscape.
Toronto : University of Toronto Press, [2018]
(OCoLC)981116207
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J I Little
ISBN: 9781487510428 148751042X
OCLC Number: 1031706687
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 327 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; Introduction; 1 "Like a fragment of the old world": The Historical Regression of Quebec City in Travel Narratives and Tourist Guidebooks, 1776-1913; 2 Canadian Pastoral: Promotional Images of British Colonization in Lower Canada's Eastern Townships during the 1830s; 3 West Coast Picturesque: Class, Gender, and Race in a British Colonial Landscape, 1858-1871; 4 Scenic Tourism on a Canadian-American Borderland: Lake Memphremagog's Steamboat Excursions and Resort Hotels, 1850-1900. 5 Seeing Elemental Nature: An American Transcendentalist On and Off the Coast of Labrador, 1864-18656 Travels in a Cold and Rugged Land: C.H. Farnham's Quebec Essays in Harper's Magazine, 1883-1889; 7 "A fine, hardy, good-looking race of people": Travel Writers, Tourism Promoters, and the Highland Scots Identity on Cape Breton Island, 1829-1920; 8 Picturing a National Landscape: Images of Nature in Picturesque Canada; 9 Our Lady of the Snows: Rudyard Kipling's Imperialist Vision of Canada; 10 A Country without a Soul: Rupert Brooke's Gothic Vision of Canada; Afterword: An Unknown Country?
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