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Slippery pastimes [electronic resource] : reading the popular in Canadian culture / edited by Joan Nicks and Jeanette Sloniowski.

Publication:
Waterloo, Ont. : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, c2002.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (356 p.)
Series:
Cultural studies series.
Cultural studies series
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Subjects:
Popular culture -- Canada.
Canada -- Civilization.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Sixteen essays, written by specialists from many fields, grapple with the problem of a popular culture that is not very popular - but is seen by most as vital to the body politic, whether endangered by globalization or capable of politically progressive messages for its audiences. Slippery Pastimes covers a variety of topics: Canadian popular music from rock 'n' roll to country, hip-hop to pop-Celtic; television; advertising; tourism; sport and even postage stamps! As co-editors, Nicks and Sloniowski have taken an open view of the Canadian Popular, and contributors have app
Contents:
TABLE OF CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION; HERITAGE; TELEVISION; MUSIC; SPORTS; CONTRIBUTORS
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references.
Contributor:
Nicks, Joan, 1937-
Sloniowski, Jeannette, 1946-
ISBN:
1-280-92552-3
9786610925520
0-88920-666-X
OCLC:
191935599