1754-1783: The Arts
1754-1783: Chapter Two: The Arts
by THOMAS E. AUGST
TOPICS IN THE NEWS
Patience Wright, Sculptor and Spy 25
Art I: Professionals from the Provinces 25
Art II: American History Painting 27
Drama I: Colonial Era 29
Drama II: The First Professional Theater 30
Taking Othello on the Road: Playbill, 1761 31
Literature I: Literary Form and Politics 31
Literature II: Reading and the Print Trade 34
The Poetry of Independence 38
Robert Bolling 41
John Singleton Copley 42
Sidebars and tables are listed in italics.
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