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Title Reading American art / edited by Marianne Doezema and Elizabeth Milroy
Published New Haven : Yale University Press, [1998]


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Description ix, 470 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents 1. The Seventeenth-Century New England Mercantile Image: Social Content and Style in the Freake Portraits / Wayne Craven -- 2. Character and Class: The Portraits of John Singleton Copley / Paul Staiti -- 3. Charles Willson Peale's Expressive Design: The Artist in His Museum / Roger B. Stein -- 4. Thomas Cole and the Aristocracy / Alan Wallach -- 5. "A Correct Likeness": Culture and Commerce in Nineteenth-Century Rural America / David Jaffee -- 6. The Painter's Triumph: William Sidney Mount and the Formation of a Middle-Class Art / William T. Oedel and Todd S. Gernes -- 7. "Doomed to Perish": George Catlin's Depictions of the Mandan / Kathryn S. Hight -- 8. Narratives of the Female Body: The Greek Slave / Joy S. Kasson -- 9. The Ideal Works of Edmonia Lewis: Invoking and Inverting Autobiography / Kirsten P. Buick -- 10. "The Kiss of Enterprise": The Western Landscape as Symbol and Resource / Nancy K. Anderson
11. The Gross Clinic, or Portrait of Professor Gross / Elizabeth Johns -- 12. Winslow Homer in His Art / Jules D. Prown -- 13. Mary Cassatt: Painter of Women and Children / Griselda Pollock -- 14. Image and Ideology: New York in the Photographer's Eye / Alan Trachtenberg -- 15. John Sloan's Images of Working-Class Women: A Case Study of the Roles and Interrelationships of Politics, Personality, and Patrons in the Development of Sloan's Art, 1905-16 / Patricia Hills -- 16. O'Keeffe and the Masculine Gaze / Anna C. Chave -- 17. The Open Window and the Empty Chair: Charles Sheeler's View of New York / Carol Troyen -- 18. The Birth of a National Icon: Grant Wood's American Gothic / Wanda M. Corn -- 19. The Question of Difference: Isabel Bishop's Deferential Office Girls / Ellen Wiley Todd -- 20. Jackson Pollock: Representing the Unconscious / Michael Leja
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Arts -- United States.
Art, American.
Author Doezema, Marianne, 1950-
Milroy, Elizabeth, 1954-
LC no. 97018004
ISBN 0300069987 (paperback: alk. paper)
0300073488 (cloth : alk. paper)