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1815-1850: The Arts

1815-1850: Chapter Two: The Arts






American Poetry 30

Architecture 32

Copyright Fight 34

Cultural Institutions 35

Dance 37

Hudson River School of Painting 38

Lithography 40

Minstrel Shows 41

Music 42

Photography 44

Founding Father 45

Sculpture 45

Sensational Urban Fiction 47

Lurid Tale 47

Slave Narratives 48

Southern Literature 48

Theater Culture 49

American Parodies of Shakespeare 50

The Astor Place Riot 52

Travel Literature 52

Women and Literature 53


James Fenimore Cooper 54

Margaret Fuller 55

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale 56

Nathaniel Hawthorne 57

Washington Irving 58

Herman Melville 58

Edgar Allan Poe 59


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