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The Resource Inventing Tom Thomson : from biographical fictions to fictional autobiographies and reproductions, Sherill Grace

Inventing Tom Thomson : from biographical fictions to fictional autobiographies and reproductions, Sherill Grace

Label
Inventing Tom Thomson : from biographical fictions to fictional autobiographies and reproductions
Title
Inventing Tom Thomson
Title remainder
from biographical fictions to fictional autobiographies and reproductions
Statement of responsibility
Sherill Grace
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Over the past eighty-five years, unanswered questions around the fate of Tom Thomson continue to fascinate Canadians, so much so that his biography (factual and invented) threatens to overshadow his art. In plays poems, biographies, songs, and artworks, writers and artists have imagined who he was. Inventing Tom Thomson is about these inventions. From Blodwen Davies, Henry Beissel, and Arthur Lismer to Joan Murray, Robert Kroestsch, Joyce Wieland, and The Tragically Hip, writers and artists have been compelled to imagine their own Tom Thomsons." "By stressing the fictionality of these representations and by considering Thomson's self-portraits and the many photographs, museum exhibitions, and tourist memorabilia that have entered the popular culture, Sherrill Grace examines the ambiguities of myth-making and Canadian identity. Despite our cultural obsession with the iconic painter, no one, suggests Grace, can claim to recover the real, original Tom Thomson. In the end, all we have are our inventions."--Jacket
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
REDDC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Grace, Sherrill
Dewey number
759.11
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
ND249 T5
LC item number
G72 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Thomson, Tom
  • Thomson, Tom
  • Thomson, Tom
  • Thomson, Tom
  • Thomson, Tom
  • ART
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Literature
  • Thème artistique
  • Thème littéraire
Label
Inventing Tom Thomson : from biographical fictions to fictional autobiographies and reproductions, Sherill Grace
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-225) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • How I got here from there : preface and acknowledgments
  • Inventing Tom Thomson
  • The biographical stories
  • Alteriographic inventions
  • Inventive reproductions
  • Pentimenti : going back there
Control code
144085875
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 234 pages, [4] pages, of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780773572126
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt6qfkz
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)144085875
Label
Inventing Tom Thomson : from biographical fictions to fictional autobiographies and reproductions, Sherill Grace
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-225) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • How I got here from there : preface and acknowledgments
  • Inventing Tom Thomson
  • The biographical stories
  • Alteriographic inventions
  • Inventive reproductions
  • Pentimenti : going back there
Control code
144085875
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 234 pages, [4] pages, of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780773572126
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt6qfkz
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)144085875

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