Unit Overview: Bibliography & Resources
Brawne, Michael. The University of Virginia: The Lawn. London: Phaidon Press, 1994.
Colacurcio, Michael J. Doctrine and Difference: Essays in the Literature of New England. New York: Routledge, 1997.
Davidson, Cathy N. Revolution and the Word: The Rise of the Novel in America. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1986.
Elkins, Stanley, and Eric McKitrick. The Age of Federalism: The Early American Republic, 1788-1800. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1993.
Ellis, Joseph J. American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson. New York: Knopf, 1997.
Fliegelman, Jay. Declaring Independence: Jefferson, Natural Language, and the Culture of Performance. Stanford: Stanford UP, 1993.
Looby, Christopher. Voicing America: Language, Literary Form, and the Origins of the United States. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1996.
Mulford, Carla. Teaching the Literatures of Early America. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 1999.
----, ed., with Angela Vietto and Amy E. Winans. American Women Prose Writers to 1820. Detroit: Gale Research, 1999.
Nelson, Dana. The Word in Black and White: Reading "Race" in American Literature, 1638-1867. New York: Oxford UP, 1992.
Rowe, John Carlos. At Emerson's Tomb: The Politics of Classic American Literature. New York: Columbia UP, 1997.
Zafar, Rafia. We Wear the Mask: African Americans Write American Literature, 1760-1870. New York: Columbia UP, 1997.
America Rock [videorecording]. Produced by Scholastic Rock, Inc. Burbank: ABC Video; distributed by Buena Vista Home Video, 1995.
Forbes, Jack D. Africans and Native Americans: The Language of Race and the Evolution of Red-Black Peoples. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 1993.
Franklin & His Friends: Portraying the Man of Science in Eighteenth-Century America [online exhibit, 1999]. National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, 750 Ninth Street, NW, Suite 8300, Washington, DC, 20560-0973. Phone: (202) 275-1738; www.npg.si.edu.
George and Martha Washington: Portraits from the Presidential Years [online exhibit, 1999]. National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, 750 Ninth Street, NW, Suite 8300, Washington, DC, 20560-0973. Phone: (202) 275-1738; www.npg.si.edu.
Higham, John. "Indian Princess and Roman Goddess: The First Female Symbols of America." Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society 100 (1990): 45-79.
Jefferson's Blood [videorecording]. Produced and directed by Thomas Lennon; written by Shelby Steele and Thomas Lennon. Alexandria: PBS Video, 2000.
Marx, Leo. The Machine in the Garden: Technology and the Pastoral Ideal in America. New York: Oxford UP, 1964.
Novak, Barbara. Nature and Culture: American Landscape Painting 1825-1875. New York: Oxford UP, 1980.
On Time. An Exhibition at the National Museum of American History [virtual exhibit, 1999]. National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, National Mall, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C.
Rigal, Laura. The American Manufactory: Art, Labor, and the World of Things in the Early Republic. Princeton: Princeton UP, 1998.
Scott, Pamela. Temple of Liberty: Building the Capitol for a New Nation [exhibition catalog, Library of Congress exhibit]. New York: Oxford UP, 1995.
The Seneca Falls Convention [online exhibit]. National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, 750 Ninth Street, NW, Suite 8300, Washington, DC, 20560-0973. Phone: (202) 275-1738; www.npg.si.edu.
Shields, John. The American Aeneas: Classical Origins of the American Self. Knoxville: U of Tennessee P, 2001.
Tool Chests: Symbol and Servant [virtual and actual exhibit, 1991]. Peter Liebold and Davus Shayt, curators. National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, National Mall, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC.
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