Marsden Hartley

Marsden Hartley

Race, Region, and Nation

Book - 2005 | 1st ed
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American intellectual history informed by an impressive command of primary and secondary interdisciplinary literature. Numerous rich illustrations, as well as transcriptions of several key essays by Hartley - some never before published, including "This Country of Maine" (1937-38) - round out this revolutionary treatment."--BOOK JACKET.
customary biographical, stylistic, and thematic methodologies." "In Marsden Hartley, Cassidy, sensitive to the psychological and gender analysis traditionally central to interpretations of Hartley, becomes the first scholar to reassess his late work in light of contemporary American perceptions of race, ethnicity, place, and history. This new book resonates not only as a seminal Hartley study and a complex art and cultural history, but as an example of applied early twentieth-century
"At the vanguard of renewed interest in Maine's influential early modernist Marsden Hartley (1877-1943), author Donna M. Cassidy appraises the contemporary social, political, and economic realities that shaped Hartley's landmark later art. During the late 1930s and early 1940s, Hartley strove to represent the distinctive subjects of his native region - the North Atlantic folk, the Maine coast, and Mount Katahdin - producing work that demands an interpretive approach beyond art history's
Publisher: Hanover, NH : University Press of New England, c2005
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 1584654465 (cloth : alk. paper)
Branch Call Number: 759.13 CAS
Characteristics: xiii, 395 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Race, region, and nation

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