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A Dream of Etruria: The Sacro Bosco of Bomarzo and the Alternate Antiquity of Alto Lazio
Easily the most enigmatic landscape architectural project of the Italian Renaissance, the Sacro Bosco of Bomarzo, with its bizarre stone beasts and surreal tableaux, has often been discussed in terms of either its relation to period literature or the life of its patron, Vicino Orsini. Little scholarly attention, however, has ...
Indigenizing Southern California Indian Basket Studies: Unpacking Issues of "Mission" and "Tradition"
This thesis provides a much needed examination of early and contemporary basket weaving practices in Southern California from an indigenous perspective and through an art historical lens. It deconstructs outdated misconceptions about aboriginal basket weaving practices and cultural identity in Southern California. In 1922 ...
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 ...