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Andrea Brady’s Peculiar Dissidence

Brian M. Reed

in Nobody's Business: Twenty-First Century Avant-Garde Poetics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451577
eISBN:
9780801469589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451577.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines the works of Andrea Brady, a poet-critic active in the contemporary British literary scene. Her essays on Barbara Guest, Frank O'Hara, and John Wieners take received ideas about ... More


Outsourcing the American Dream: Transforming Men’s Virtual Fantasies into Social Realities

Felicity Amaya Schaeffer

in Love and Empire: Cybermarriage and Citizenship across the Americas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785980
eISBN:
9780814724927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785980.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter looks at men's chat-room exchanges alongside the emergence of a self-help culture and the formation of global masculinity wedded to U.S. expansion, free trade, and empire. It also draws ... More


The Lure of the North Woods: Cultivating Tourism in the Upper Midwest

Aaron Shapiro

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677924
eISBN:
9781452946764
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677924.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book explores the origins and development of the North Woods vacation landscape and experience, demonstrating how tourism altered land, people, and institutions across northern Minnesota, ... More


A Crop Worth Cultivating: Creating the North Woods

Aaron Shapiro

in The Lure of the North Woods: Cultivating Tourism in the Upper Midwest

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677924
eISBN:
9781452946764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677924.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Analyzes the role of local, regional, and statewide organizations, as well as state and federal government, in creating the North Woods. Examining the relationship that developed between private ... More


Tourists Do Not Deplete Our Soil: Interwar Land Conservation

Aaron Shapiro

in The Lure of the North Woods: Cultivating Tourism in the Upper Midwest

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677924
eISBN:
9781452946764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677924.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Focusing on experts who offered plans for remaking the region and local residents who shaped land use initiatives on the ground, it highlights the contested nature of conservation policies and ... More


No Dull Days at Dunn’s: Labor and Leisure in the North Woods

Aaron Shapiro

in The Lure of the North Woods: Cultivating Tourism in the Upper Midwest

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677924
eISBN:
9781452946764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677924.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Explores the people involved in developing tourist facilities, the vacationers who frequented these places, and the workers who provided for people’s leisure and helped shape experiences and views of ... More


Tell the World about Your Charms: The Promotional Appeal

Aaron Shapiro

in The Lure of the North Woods: Cultivating Tourism in the Upper Midwest

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677924
eISBN:
9781452946764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677924.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Analyzes the North Woods image as portrayed in promotional literature and compares it with actual vacation experiences. Promotional materials, including maps, guidebooks, brochures, newspaper and ... More


You’ve Earned It—Now Enjoy It: Playing in the Postwar Era

Aaron Shapiro

in The Lure of the North Woods: Cultivating Tourism in the Upper Midwest

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677924
eISBN:
9781452946764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677924.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Examines how private organizations, government, tourist proprietors, workers, and vacationers transformed the North Woods after World War Two. Drawing on previous chapter themes, it analyzes the ... More


The Not So Quiet Crisis: Tourism, Wilderness, and Regional Development

Aaron Shapiro

in The Lure of the North Woods: Cultivating Tourism in the Upper Midwest

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677924
eISBN:
9781452946764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677924.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Considers the North Woods within larger outdoor recreation debates spearheaded by the congressionally-sanctioned Outdoor Recreation Resources Review Commission in the late 1950s and early 1960s. ... More


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