Hip and trivial : youth culture, book publishing and the greying of Canadian nationalism /
Robert Wright.
Toronto : Canadian Scholars' Press, 2001.
xi, 268 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
1551301881 :
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Toronto : Canadian Scholars' Press, 2001.
1551301881 :
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [243]-252) and index.
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Table of Contents
Introductionp. 1
Backgroundp. 17
The Canadian Lit Boomp. 17
Read Canadianp. 23
Canada's Literary Culturep. 30
Publishing in Canadap. 39
The Publishing Recession of the 1990sp. 39
Globalizationp. 45
Publishing Successionp. 52
Youth Culture in Canadap. 59
Demographics: A Widening Generation Gap?p. 59
The Economic Condition of Canadian Youthp. 63
The Cultural Condition of Canadian Youthp. 70
Media/Literacyp. 85
Alarms about Mass Mediap. 85
Alarms about Illiteracyp. 99
The International Adult Literacy Surveyp. 104
Reading Youthp. 119
Reading to Childrenp. 119
This Just In: Youth Do Readp. 124
Youth and the Canadian Canonp. 143
Marketing to Youthp. 157
Raising Up, Dumbing Downp. 157
Innovationsp. 171
Notes from the Undergroundp. 181
Zine Culturep. 181
The Role of the Independent Pressesp. 190
Conclusionp. 211
Notesp. 219
Bibliographyp. 243
Indexp. 253
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