The Group of Seven and the Tourist Landscape in Western Canada, or The More Things Change …

  title={The Group of Seven and the Tourist Landscape in Western Canada, or The More Things Change …},
  author={Lynda Lee Jessup},
  journal={Journal of Canadian Studies/Revue d'{\'e}tudes canadiennes},
  pages={144 - 179}
  • L. Jessup
  • Published 1 February 2002
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Canadian Studies/Revue d'études canadiennes
Abstract: Historians of Canadian culture have demonstrated increasing awareness that the Group of Seven and the ideas of nation advanced in and around their work were never as fully embraced by the public at large as once assumed. One reason is that the Group, and the cultural producers with whom they aligned themselves, worked from an urban perspective characteristic of Ontario regionalism. For Ontarians, the landscape in paintings by the Group of Seven was not a place of productive labour… 

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