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American Victorians and Virgin Nature


What do Buffalo Bill and Winslow Homer tell us about Victorian America and the idea of the virgin landscape? How do John Ford's films continue to subvert the traditions of Frederic Remington? What do natural history murals tell us about how Victorian America saw its destiny?Lively and accessible, this volume of six inter-disciplinary essays draws on museology, cultural geography, gender studies and literary history to explore the latest thinking about 19th century American landscape in the broadest sense. In a witty, lucid ...

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American Victorians and Virgin Nature
2006, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780914660187

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