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Music in the Monopolization of Knowledge: Glenn Gould, the CBC, and the Construction of Canadian Intellectual Identity by Michael Mackenzie



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.

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