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Artists from British Columbia

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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 37. Chapters: Douglas Coupland, Stan Douglas, Bratsa Bonifacho, Frank Swannell, Ken Lum, Fiona Bowie, L... Weiterlesen
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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 37. Chapters: Douglas Coupland, Stan Douglas, Bratsa Bonifacho, Frank Swannell, Ken Lum, Fiona Bowie, La Carmina, P. K. Page, Gordon Rice, Vikky Alexander, AA Bronson, Gordon A. Smith, Rodney Graham, Sybil Andrews, Ted Harrison, Don Mabie, Ian Carr-Harris, George Clutesi, Bob Masse, Joe David, Steven Shearer, Rebecca Belmore, Paul Wong, Sid Dickens, Brian Jungen, Richard Hunt, Nick Bantock, Frederick Alexcee, Terry Starr, Jin-me Yoon, Clive Holden, Joe Average, Robert Chaplin, Irwin Crosthwait, Joseph Plaskett, Andrew Kiss, Unity Bainbridge, Ian Wallace, Dempsey Bob, Noah Becker, Irene Whittome, Eric Deis, Aaron Carpenter, Sylvia Tait, Dale Campbell, Ki-Ke-In, Carrie Walker, Robert Youds, Chris Cran, Sara Genn. Excerpt: Douglas Coupland (pronounced COPE-lund) (born December 30, 1961) is a Canadian novelist. His fiction is complemented by recognized works in design and visual art arising from his early formal training. His first novel, the 1991 international bestseller Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture, popularized terms such as McJob and Generation X. He has published thirteen novels, a collection of short stories, seven non-fiction books, and a number of dramatic works and screenplays for film and television. Coupland has been described as "...possibly the most gifted exegete of North American mass culture writing today." and "one of the great satirists of consumerism". A specific feature of Coupland's novels is their synthesis of postmodern religion, Web 2.0 technology, human sexuality, and pop culture. Coupland currently lives in West Vancouver, British Columbia with his partner David Weir. He published his twelfth novel Generation A in 2009. He also released an updated version of City of Glass and a biography on Marshall McLuhan for Penguin Canada in their Extraordinary Canadians series, called Extraordinary Canadians: Marshall McLuhan. He is the presenter of the 2010 Massey Lectures, and a companion novel to the lectures, Player One - What Is to Become of Us: A Novel in Five Hours. Coupland has been longlisted twice for the Scotiabank Giller Prize in 2006 and 2010, respectively., was a finalist for the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize in 2009, and was nominated for the BC Book/Hubert Evans Non-Fiction Prize in 2011 for Extraordinary Canadians: Marshall McLuhan. Coupland was born on December 30, 1961 at Royal Canadian Air Force base RCAF Station Baden-Soellingen (later CFB Baden-Soellingen) in Baden-Söllingen, West Germany, the second of four sons to Dr. Douglas Charles Thomas Coupland, a medical officer in the Royal Canadian Air Force, and homemaker C. Janet Coupland, a graduate in comparative religion from McGill University. In 1965, the Coupland family reloca

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Titel: Artists from British Columbia
Untertitel: Douglas Coupland, Stan Douglas, Bratsa Bonifacho, Frank Swannell, Ken Lum, Fiona Bowie, La Carmina, P. K. Page, Gordon Rice, Vikky Alexander, AA Bronson, Gordon A. Smith, Rodney Graham, Sybil Andrews, Ted Harrison, Don Mabie
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EAN: 9781156090633
ISBN: 978-1-156-09063-3
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Books LLC, Reference Series
Genre: Kunst
Anzahl Seiten: 40
Gewicht: 100g
Größe: H246mm x B189mm x T2mm
Jahr: 2011