Return to home page
Searching: Otterbein library catalog
In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, statewide lending via OhioLINK and SearchOhio has been suspended. OPAL member libraries have closed or are operating at reduced service levels. Please contact your library with specific lending requests or if you need assistance.
  Previous Record Previous Item Next Item Next Record
  Reviews, Summaries, etc...
BOOK
Author Van Hook, Bailey, 1953-
Title The virgin & the dynamo : public murals in American architecture, 1893-1917 / Bailey Van Hook.
Imprint Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, [2003]
©2003

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  ND2607 .V36 2003    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  ND2607 .V36 2003    AVAILABLE  
Author Van Hook, Bailey, 1953-
Subject Mural painting and decoration, American -- 19th century -- Themes, motives.
Mural painting and decoration, American -- 20th century -- Themes, motives.
Symbolism in art -- United States.
Alt Name Center for American Places.
Add Title Virgin and the dynamo
Description xxii, 240 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Note "Published in association with the Center for American Places, Santa Fe, New Mexico, and Harrisonburg, Virginia"--P. [ii].
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [217]-225) and index.
Contents A SHORT HISTORY OF THE MOVEMENT -- 1876-1893: Beginnings -- 1893-1903: Early Progress -- 1903-1917: Golden Age -- ASPECTS OF THE MOVEMENT -- Decoration: Painting Subordinated to Architecture -- Democracy, Education, and Commerce: That He Who Runs May Read -- From Allegory to History -- Modernity and Gender: The Virgin and the Dynamo -- Ideology: Inventing Modern America -- Eclipse.
ISBN 0821415018 (acid-free paper)
OCLC # 51566461
Table of Contents
 List of Illustrations 
 Acknowledgments 
 Introduction 
Pt. IA Short History of the Movement 
Ch. 11876-1893: Beginnings3
Ch. 21893-1903: Early Progress23
Ch. 31903-1917: Golden Age43
Pt. IIAspects of the Movement 
Ch. 4Decoration: Painting Subordinated to Architecture67
Ch. 5Democracy, Education, and Commerce: That He Who Runs May Read99
Ch. 6From Allegory to History118
Ch. 7Modernity and Gender: The Virgin and the Dynamo150
Ch. 8Ideology: Inventing Modern America168
Ch. 9Eclipse183
 Notes191
 Bibliography217
 Index227


If you experience difficulty accessing or navigating this content, please contact the OPAL Support Team