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Depicting Canada's children [electronic resource] / Loren Lerner, editor.

Contributor(s): Lerner, Loren R. (Loren Ruth), 1948-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Studies in childhood and family in Canada: Publisher: Waterloo, Ont. : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, c2009Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 438 p.) : ill. (some col.).ISBN: 9781554582853 (electronic bk.); 1554582857 (electronic bk.); 9781554580507 (bound); 1554580501 (bound).Subject(s): Children -- Canada -- In art -- History | Photography of children -- Canada -- History | Children -- Canada -- Social conditions | Children -- Canada -- History | Art, Canadian | Children -- Canada -- Pictorial works -- History | Children in art -- History | Fine Arts | Enfants -- Canada -- Ouvrages illustr�es -- Histoire | Enfants -- Photographie -- Canada -- Histoire | Enfants dans l'art -- Canada | Enfants -- Canada -- Conditions sociales | Enfants -- Canada -- Histoire | Art canadien | ART -- Subjects & Themes -- Portraits | ART -- Subjects & Themes -- Human Figure | Kind | Soziale Situation | Kind (Motiv) | Kunst | Photographie | Kanada | GeschichteGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Depicting Canada's children.DDC classification: 704.9/4250971 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
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 -- 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.
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 -- 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.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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.

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.

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