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3. Utopian Promise   

3. Gothic Undercurrents

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Unit Overview: Bibliography & Resources

Selected Bibliography
Baym, Nina. American Women of Letters and the Nineteenth-Century Sciences: Styles of Affiliation. New Brunswick: Rutgers UP, 2002.

Braude, Ann. Radical Spirits: Spiritualism and Women's Rights in Nineteenth-Century America. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 2001.

Burns, Stanley. Sleeping Beauty: Memorial Photography in America. Altadena: Twelvetrees Press, 1990.

Elliott, Emory, ed. The Columbia History of the American Novel. New York: Columbia UP, 1991.

Halttunen, Karen. Murder Most Foul: The Killer and the American Gothic Imagination. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1998.

Heimert, Alan. "Moby-Dick and American Political Symbolism." American Quarterly 15.4 (Winter 1963): 498-534.

Leverenz, David. Manhood and the American Renaissance. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1989.

Matthiessen, F. O. American Renaissance: Art and Expression in the Age of Emerson and Whitman. New York: Oxford UP, 1941.

Miller, David. Dark Eden: The Swamp in Nineteenth-Century American Culture. New York: Cambridge UP, 1989.

Wald, Priscilla. Constituting Americans: Cultural Anxiety and Narrative Form. Durham: Duke UP, 1995.

Welter, Barbara. Dimity Convictions: The American Woman in the Nineteenth Century. Athens: Ohio UP, 1976.

Further Resources
American Decorative Arts: Gothic Revival Library (1859) (virtual and actual exhibit). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street, New York, NY 10028-0198. General Information: (212) 535-7710. TTY: (212) 570-3828 or (212) 650-2551.

American Photographs: The First Century (exhibit). Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC 20560-0970. Phone: (202) 275-1500.

Dickinson Electronic Archives. Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities, University of Virginia.

Eisner, Will. Moby-Dick (comic book). Adapted from Herman Melville. NBM Publishing.

Godey's Lady's Book (online and in hard copy). UVM Electronic Text Archive.

Novak, Barbara. Nature and Culture: American Landscape and Painting, 1825-1875. New York: Oxford UP, 1995.

Poe Museum. 1914-16 East Main Street, Richmond, VA 23223. [email protected] Phone: (804) 648-5523 or (888)-21E-APOE.

Schultz, Elizabeth. Unpainted to the Last: Moby-Dick and Twentieth-Century American Art. Lawrence: UP of Kansas, 1995.

Stone, Robert. Outerbridge Reach. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1998.

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