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Mythologizing Norval Morrisseau : art and the colonial narrative in the Canadian media

Author: Carmen L Robertson
Publisher: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada : University of Manitoba Press, Ottawa, Ontario : Canadian Electronic Library, [2016] 2017. ©2016
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Mythologizing Norval Morrisseau examines the complex identities assigned to Anishinaabe artist Norval Morrisseau. Was he an uneducated artist plagued by alcoholism and homelessness? Was Morrisseau a shaman artist who tapped a deep spiritual force? Or was he simply one of Canada's most significant artists? Carmen L. Robertson charts both the colonial attitudes and the stereotypes directed at Morrisseau and other
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: Norval Morrisseau; Norval Morrisseau; Norval Morrisseau; Norval Morrisseau; Norval Morrisseau; Norval Morrisseau
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carmen L Robertson
ISBN: 9780887555015 0887555012
OCLC Number: 983823357
Description: 1 online resource (1 PDF (vii, 221 pages)) : illustrations
Contents: Discipline, performativity, and Morrisseau --
Mythmaking and primitivism --
1962: Morrisseau's arrival --
1970s: the shaman arrival --
1980s: an unruly international art star --
2006: re-mythologizing Mishomis.
Responsibility: Carmen L. Robertson.

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