In this study, I begin with an interpretation of how Gould capitalized on Marshall McLuhan’s pervasive influence during the 1960s, and what effects this had on his position within the Canadian communications school. I then consider Gould’s own media theory, and finally, I analyze three case studies of Gould’s CBC television programmes as performances of Canadian identity and electronic utopianism.
"Music in the Monopolization of Knowledge: Glenn Gould, the CBC, and the Construction of Canadian Intellectual Identity by Michael Mackenzie,"
Chiasma: A Site For Thought: Vol. 1
, Article 6.
Available at: http://ir.lib.uwo.ca/chiasmaasiteforthought/vol1/iss1/6