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Author Burns, Sarah.

Title Painting the dark side : art and the Gothic imagination in nineteenth-century America / Sarah Burns.

Publication Info. Berkeley : University of California Press, [2004]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rockford University Stacks - RKC-ILDS  ND210 .B87 2004    AVAILABLE
Description xxiii, 303 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note "The Ahmanson Murphy fine arts imprint"--1st prelim. p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-292) and index.
Contents Gloom and doom -- The underground man -- The shrouded past -- The deepest dark -- The shadow's curse -- Mental monsters -- Corrosive sight -- Dirty pictures.
Subject Painting, American -- 19th century.
Race awareness in art.
Stereotypes (Social psychology) in art.
Masculinity in art.
Art and mythology.
ISBN 0520238214 cloth alkaline paper

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