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Home feelings : liberal citizenship and the Canadian reading camp movement

Author: Jody Mason
Publisher: Montreal ; Kingston ; London ; Chicago : McGill-Queen's University Press, [2019] ©2019
Series: Carleton library series, 249.
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"Literature, literacy, and citizenship took on new and contested meanings in early twentieth-century Canada, particularly in frontier work camps. In this critical history of the reading camp movement, Jody Mason undertakes the first sustained analysis of the organization that became Frontier College in 1919. Employing an interdisciplinary approach, Home Feelings investigates how the reading camp movement used  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Mason, Jody, 1976-
Home feelings.
Montreal ; Kingston ; London ; Chicago : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2019
(OCoLC)1101967478
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jody Mason
ISBN: 9780773558878 077355887X 9780773558861 0773558861
OCLC Number: 1089858158
Description: xxv, 340 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface: reformers, literacy, and the Canadian reading camp movement --
Creating a "home feeling": the uses of fiction and poetry, 1899-1905 --
Print for "the immigrant" and the limits of liberal citizenship, 1906-1919 --
Using the pedagogy of liberal citizenship, 1920-1929 --
"Red" literacy and counter-literacy in relief camps for the unemployed, 1930-1936.
Series Title: Carleton library series, 249.
Responsibility: Jody Mason.

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