Download Full Text (200 KB)
Michael Brendan Baker contributed the essay "Who’s on the Home Front? Canadian Masculinity in the NFB’s Second World War Series “Canada Carries On”" to the book Making It Like a Man: Canadian Masculinities in Practice.
A study of the National Film Board of Canada's World War II film series in terms of its demonstration of assumed cultural values regarding identity, agency, and "manliness" in the context of the NFB's wartime nation-building project.
film, cinema, National Film Board of Canada, Second World War, home front, masculinity, Canada Carries On, World War II
Film and Media Studies
Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
School of Humanities and Creativity
© 2011 Wilfred Laurier University Press
Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.
Baker, Michael Brendan, "Who’s on the Home Front? Canadian Masculinity in the NFB’s Second World War Series “Canada Carries On”" (2011). Faculty Books. 1.
Baker, M. (2011). Who's on the home front? Canadian masculinity in the NFB's WWII series "Canada Carries On". In C. Ramsay (Ed.), Making it like a man: Canadian masculinities in practice (pp. 39-51). Waterloo, ON: Wilfred Laurier Press.