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Author Dabakis, Melissa,
Title A sisterhood of sculptors : American artists in nineteenth-century Rome / Melissa Dabakis.
Imprint University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2014]

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  NB210 .D33 2014    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  NB210 .D33 2014    AVAILABLE  
Author Dabakis, Melissa,
Subject Expatriate sculptors -- Italy -- Rome -- History -- 19th century.
Women sculptors -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Sculpture, Neoclassical -- Italy -- Rome.
Sculpture, American -- Italy -- Rome -- 19th century.
Feminism and art.
Rome (Italy) -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.
Rome (Italy) -- Politics and government -- 19th century.
Description xiv, 286 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
Summary "Explores mid-nineteenth-century American women sculptors who developed successful professional careers in Rome. Draws from feminist theory, cultural geography, and expatriate and postcolonial studies to investigate the gendered nature of creativity and expatriation"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-269) and index.
Contents The Boston-Rome nexus -- Neoclassicism in cosmopolitan Rome -- "A woman artist is an object of peculiar odium" -- Rome in the colonial imagination -- Reimagining Italy -- Antislavery sermons in stone -- Women sculptors, suffrage, and the public stage.
ISBN 9780271062198 (cloth : alk. paper)
0271062193 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780271062204 (pbk.)
0271062207 (pbk.)
OCLC # 870210817


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