Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

Available items only
Book Cover
Author Burns, Sarah.

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

Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, c2004.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    759.13 BUR    Available
Description xxiii, 303 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.
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 : alk. paper)
9780520238213 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520249879 (pbk.)
9780520249875 (pbk.)

Available items only