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Shadows and Light: Seeing Senescence in British and American Genre Painting, ca.1850-1910
This study suggests the potential benefits of enhanced sensitivity towards aging in the history of art. Cultural representations of senescence in nineteenth-century genre painting, whether drawn from scenes of the hearthside, chaperonage, age-disparate coupling, or cross-generational play, provide the visual material from ...
The American National Plot Visualized: The Reinterpretation of Indian Captivity Narratives at the End of the Nineteenth Century
As this thesis will demonstrate in the unfolding chapters, there are several key distinctions that can be made about Native American captivity narratives. The drawings associated with captivity narratives from popular "dime novels," such as the title page for Mary Rowlandson's narrative and Opechancanough's Warriors Falling ...