Bibliographic Details

Transatlantic Romanticism : British and American art and literature, 1790/1860 / edited by Andrew Hemingway and Alan Wallach.

Imprint Amherst and Boston : University of Massachusetts Press, [2015]
Description 326 pages ; 26 cm
Language English
Subject Romanticism -- Great Britain.
Romanticism in art.
Romanticism -- United States.
Arts, British.
Arts, American.
Arts, American.
Arts, British.
Romanticism in art.
Great Britain.
United States.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record
Other authors / contributors Hemingway, Andrew, editor.
Wallach, Alan, editor.
ISBN 9781625341143
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: Capitalism, Nationalism, and the Romantic Weltanschauung
  • I. The City
  • 1. "The pit of modern art": Practice and Ambition in the London Art World
  • 2. The Urban Ecology of Art in Antebellum New York
  • 3. Urban Convalescence in Lamb, Poe, and Baudelaire
  • II. History
  • 4. Sublime and Fall: Benjamin West and the Politics of the Sublime in Early Nineteenth-Century Marylebone
  • 5. Benjamin West's Royal Chapel at Windsor: Who's in Charge, the Patron or the Painter?
  • 6. The Politics of Style: Allston's and Martins Belshazzars Compared
  • 7. James Fenimore Cooper and American Artists in Europe: Art, Religion, Politics
  • III. Landscape
  • 8. John Martin, Thomas Cole, and Deep Time
  • 9. "Gorgeous, but altogether false": Turner, Cole, and Transatlantic Ideas of Decline
  • 10. Thomas Cole and Transatlantic Romanticis
  • IV. Race
  • 11. Picturing the Murder of Jane McCrea: A Critical Moment in Transatlantic Romanticism
  • 12. The Romantic Indian Commodined: Text and Image in George Catlin's Letters and Notes (1841)
  • 13. Romantic Racialism and the Antislavery Novels of Stowe, Hildreth, and Melville
  • Notes on Contributors
  • Index
  • Color plates follow page