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American Colonial Women and Their Art: A Chronological Encyclopedia

American Colonial Women and Their Art: A Chronological Encyclopedia

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Wydawnictwo Rowman & Littlefield
Data wydania 10/11/2017
Liczba stron 400
Forma publikacji książka w twardej oprawie
Poziom zaawansowania Literatura popularna
ISBN 9781442270961
Kategorie Sztuka kolonialna, Historia Ameryk, Historia: lata od 1450/1500 do 1700, Badania nad płcią: kobiety
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Less celebrated than their male counterparts, women have been vital contributors to the arts. Works by women of the colonial era represent treasured accomplishments of American culture and still impress us today, centuries after their creation. The breadth of creative expression is as impressive as the women themselves. In American Colonial Women and Their Art: A Chronological Encyclopedia, Mary Ellen Snodgrass follows the history of creative expression from the early 1600s to the late 1700s. Drawing upon primary sources-such as letters, diaries, travel notes, and journals-this timeline encompasses a wide variety of artistic accomplishment, such as: *Stitchery, quilting, and rug hooking *Painting, sculpture, and sketches *Essays, poems, and other writings *Dance, acting, and oratory *Musical composition and performance Individual talents highlighted in this volume include miniature portraits by Mary Roberts, pastel likenesses by Henrietta Dering Johnston, stagecraft by Elizabeth Sampson Sullivan Ashbridge, basketry by Namumpum Weetamoo, dance by Mary Stagg, metalwork by blacksmith Elizabeth Hager Pratt, calligraphy by Anna "Anastasia" Thomas Wuster, city planning by Deborah Dunch Moody, poems and essays by Phillis Wheatley, and fabric design by Anne Pogue McGinty. Featuring appendices that list individuals by skill and by state-as well as a glossary that clarifies the parameters of genres-this volume is essential to the study of Colonial women's art. Resurrecting the efforts of women to record, adorn, and illustrate the spirit of their times, American Colonial Women and Their Art is a valuable resource that will be of interest to students and scholars of gender and women's studies, art history, and American history.

American Colonial Women and Their Art: A Chronological Encyclopedia

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