A Companion to American Art PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

A Companion to American Art free pdf A Companion to American Art presents 35 newly-commissioned essays by leading scholars that explore the methodology, historiography, and current state of the field of American art history. * Features contributions from a balance of established and emerging scholars, art and architectural historians, and other specialists * Includes several paired essays to emphasize dialogue and debate between scholars on important contemporary issues in American art history * Examines topics such as the methodological stakes in the writing of American art history, changing ideas about what constitutes "Americanness," and the relationship of art to public culture * Offers a fascinating portrait of the evolution and current state of the field of American art history and suggests future directions of scholarship

About John Davis

John Davis is Alice Pratt Brown Professor of Art at SmithCollege. His most recent book (co-authored with Sarah Burns) isAmerican Art to 1900: A Documentary History(2009).

Jennifer A. Greenhill is Associate Professor of ArtHistory, Criticism and Interpretive Theory at the University ofIllinois, Urbana-Champaign. She is the author of Playing ItStraight: Art and Humor in the Gilded Age (2012).

Jason D. LaFountain is an Instructor in the Department ofArt History, Theory, and Criticism at the School of the ArtInstitute of Chicago.


Details Book

Author : John Davis
Publisher : John Wiley
Data Published : 23 January 2015
ISBN : 1118542649
EAN : 9781118542644
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 688 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews A Companion to American Art



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • A Companion to American Sport History free pdfA Companion to American Sport History

    A Companion to American Sport History presents a collection of original essays that represent the first comprehensive analysis of scholarship relating to the growing field of American sport history..


  • A Companion to British Art free pdfA Companion to British Art

    This companion is a collection of newly-commissioned essays written by leading scholars in the field. providing a comprehensive introduction to British art history. * A generously-illustrated collection of newly-commissioned essays which provides a comprehensive introduction to the history of British art * Combines original research with a survey of existing scholarship and the state of the field * Touches on the whole of the history of British art..


  • A Companion to Comparative Literature free pdfA Companion to Comparative Literature

    A Companion to Comparative Literature presents a collection of more than thirty original essays from established and emerging scholars. which explore the history. current state. and future of comparative literature..


  • A Companion to American Fiction 1780-1865 free pdfA Companion to American Fiction 1780-1865

    This Companion presents the current state of criticism in the field of American fiction from the earliest declarations of nationhood to secession and civil war. * Draws heavily on historical and cultural contexts in its consideration of American fiction * Relates the fiction of the period to conflicts about territory and sovereignty and to issues of gender..


  • A Companion to American Fiction 1780-1865 free pdfA Companion to American Fiction 1780-1865

    This Companion presents the current state of criticism in the field of American fiction from the earliest declarations of nationhood to secession and civil war. * Draws heavily on historical and cultural contexts in its consideration of American fiction * Relates the fiction of the period to conflicts about territory and sovereignty and to issues of gender..


  • A Companion to American Art free pdfA Companion to American Art

    How To Download Ebook. A Companion to American Art presents 35 newly-commissioned essays by leading scholars that explore the methodology, historiography, and current state of the field of American ar