James Oliver Curwood: Advertising Canada across the Border

  title={James Oliver Curwood: Advertising Canada across the Border},
  author={Dominique Br{\'e}gent-Heald},
  journal={Journal of Canadian Studies/Revue d'{\'e}tudes canadiennes},
  pages={691 - 717}
Abstract:Using an intermedial approach, this essay examines James Oliver Curwood's role in promoting Canada as a destination for American tourists and settlers in the early 20th century. A native of Michigan, Curwood produced popular nonfiction articles, short stories, novels, and films that celebrated the Dominion's seemingly unspoiled natural landscapes, while also revealing how these were integrated into a complex web of industrialism, consumerism, and technological change. Archival research… Expand