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Title Depicting Canada's children / Loren Lerner, editor.
Imprint Waterloo, Ont. : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, ©2009.

Series Studies in childhood and family in Canada
Studies in childhood and family in Canada.
Subject Children -- Canada -- In art -- History.
Photography of children -- Canada -- History.
Children -- Canada -- Social conditions.
Children -- Canada -- History.
Art, Canadian.
Alt Name Lerner, Loren R. (Loren Ruth), 1948-
Description 1 online resource (xxv, 438 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Symbol and reality. Iconography of the child in early Quebec art / Francois-Marc Gagnou ; Shaping modern boyhood: Indian lore, child psychology, and the cultural landscape of Camp Ahmek / Abigail A. Van Slyck ; Haunted: First Nations children in residential school photography / Sherry Farrell Racette ; A land of youth: nationhood and the image of the child in the National Film Board of Canada's Still Photography Division / Carol Payne ; Mapping a Canadian girlhood historically through dolls and doll-play / Jaqueline Reid-Walsh and Claudia Mitchell -- Others and oursiders. The raw materials of empire building: depicting Canada's home children / Alena M. Buis ; Immigrants, abourers, "others": Canada's home children / Margaret McNay ; Re-visioning the girl's narrative for the 1980s: the case of the short story "Jack of Hearts" and Its film adaptation / Elspeth Tulloch ; Locating children in the discourse of squeegee kids / Derek Foster ; A child's place in Ottawa's commemorative landscape / Susan Hart.
Subjects of care. Frocks and bangles: the photographic conversion of two Indian girls / Sharon Murray ; Pictures of health: sick kids exposed / Annmarie Adams, David Theodore and Patricia McKeever ; Healthy bodies, strong citizens: Okanagan children's drawings and the Canadian Junior Red Cross / Andrea N. Walsh ; Children and school interiors: the user-material culture-environment nexus in late nineteenth-century Toronto / Kai Wood Mah -- Inner visions. George Reid's paintings as narratives of a child nation / Loren Lerner ; James Wilson Morrice's Return from school: a modernist image of Quebec children / Sandra Paikowsky ; Something resembling childhood: artworks by Jack Chambers, Daniel Barrow, and Rodney Graham / Johanne Sloan ; The child in me: a figure of photographic creation / Martha Langford ; Paterson Ewen's Portrait of Vincent / Monique Westra.
Summary Depicting Canada's Children is a critical analysis of the visual representation of Canadian children from the seventeenth century to the present. Recognizing the importance of methodological diversity, these essays discuss understandings of children and childhood derived from depictions across a wide range of media and contexts. But rather than simply examine images in formal settings, the authors take into account the components of the images and the role of image-making in everyday life. The contributors provide a close study of the evolution of the figure of the child and shed light on the.
Note Print version record.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
ISBN 9781554582853 (electronic bk.)
1554582857 (electronic bk.)
9781554580507 (bound)
1554580501 (bound)
OCLC # 664782937
Additional Format Print version: Depicting Canada's children. Waterloo, Ont. : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, ©2009 9781554580507 (OCoLC)244300199

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