1783-1815: The Arts
1783-1815: Chapter Two: The Arts
by EILEEN KA-MAY CHENG
TOPICS IN THE NEWS
Architecture: Classical Revival 40
Architecture: The National Capitol 41
Architecture: Federal Style 42
Art: American Portraiture 43
An African American Painter 43
Art: Houdon’s Sculpture of Washington 45
Art: The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts 46
Drama: Morality and the Theater 47
Drama: The Emergence of American Theater 49
Jonathan Visits the Theater 49
Fiction: The First American Novel 50
Fiction: Women and the Novel 51
Historical Writing: Documenting the New Nation 52
Historical Writing: The Washington Myth 53
Washington’s Cherry Tree 53
Literature and the Monthly Anthology 54
Music: The Indigenous Idiom 55
Music: The Movement for Reform 56
Music: Musical Societies 57
Music: Patriotic Songs 58
Adams & Liberty 58
Poetry: The Connecticut Wits 59
Poetry: The Quest for an American Epic 61
John Trumbull 66
Sidebars and tables are listed in italics.
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