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A SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY OF

AMERICAN POETRY, PAINTING, AND SONG

 

THE FOLLOWING BIBLIOGRAPHY IS ONLY A VERY PRELIMINARY INTRODUCTION TO READERS WISHING TO EXPLORE IN GREATER DETAIL THE VAST REALM OF AMERICAN CULTURAL STUDIES.

 

GENERAL WORKS:

 

AMERICAN MUSIC AND SONG

Ammer, Christine

 UNSUNG: A HISTORY OF WOMEN IN AMERICAN MUSIC

Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1980

Austin, William W.

 SUSANNA, JEANIE, AND THE OLD FOLKS AT HOME: THE SONGS OF STEPHEN C. FOSTER FROM HIS TIME TO OURS.

2nd edition. Urbana & Chicago: U. of Illinois Press,1989

Carman, Judith E., Gaeddert, Wlliam K. & Resch, Rita M.

 ART-SONG IN THE UNITED STATES, 1801-1987: AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY

 National Association of Teachers of Singing, 1987

Resch, Rita, & Ewen, David

 AMERICAN COMPOSERS: A BIBLIOGRAPHIC DICTIONARY

 New York: G.P. Putnam & Sons, 1982. 2nd edition. NATS;1987

Hamm, Charles

 MUSIC IN THE NEW WORLD

 New York: W.W. Norton & Co.,1983

Hitchcock, H. Wiley

 MUSIC IN THE UNITED STATES: A Historical Introduction.

 3rd edition. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1968

Horn, David

 THE LITERATURE OF AMERICAN MUSIC

 Meteuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1977

Ritter, Frédéric Louis

 MUSIC IN AMERICA

 New York: Johnson Reprint Co., 1970 (Orig. 1883)

Stevens, Denis

 A HISTORY OF SONG

 New York: W.W. Norton, 1960

Struble, John W.

THE HISTORY OF AMERICAN CLASSICAL MUSIC. NEW YORK

Facts on File, 1995

Upton, William Treat

ART-SONG IN AMERICA

Boston: Oliver Ditson Co.; 1938. Reprinted by Johnson Reprint Co., 1969

Villamil, Victoria

A SINGER'S GUIDE TO THE AMERICAN ART SONG 1870-1980 (Foreword byThomas Hampson)

Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press,1991

ANGLO-AMERICAN LITERATURE & POETRY

Drabble, Margaret (ed.)

THE OXFORD COMPANION TO ENGLISH LITERATURE

5th edition. New York: Oxford U. Press, 1985

Hart, James D.

THE OXFORD COMPANION TO AMERICAN LITERATURE

6th edition. New York: Oxford U. Press, 1995

Matthiessen, F. O.

AMERICAN RENAISSANCE: ART & EXPRESSION IN THE AGE OF EMERSON & WHITMAN

New York: Oxford U. Press, 1941

Reynolds, David S.

WALT WHITMAN'S AMERICA: A CULTURAL BIOGRAPHY

New York: Knopf, 1995

AMERICAN ART

Baigell, Matthew

 A HISTORY OF AMERICAN PAINTING

 New York & Washington: Praeger, 1971

Cohen, George M.

 A HISTORY OF AMERICAN ART

 New York: Dell, 1971

Flexner, James T.

 NINETEENTH CENTURY AMERICAN PAINTING

  New York: Putnam & Sons, 1970

 Jeffrey, Ian

 PHOTOGRAPHY: A CONCISE HISTORY

 New York & Toronto: Oxford U. Press, 1981

WORKS OF SPECIFIC INTEREST:

COMPOSER PROFILES

Cadman, Charles W.

CHARLES WAKEFIELD CADMAN: AN AMERICAN COMPOSER IN THE MUSICIAN

November 1915

Anderson, Donna K.

 CHARLES T. GRIFFES: A LIFE IN MUSIC

Washington, DC: Smithsonian, 1993

Berger, Arthur

AARON COPLAND

New York: Oxford U. Press, 1953

Block, Adreinne Fried

INTRODUCTION TO PIANO QUINTET

New York: Da Capo,1979

 Burton, Humphrey

 LEONARD BERNSTEIN 1918-1990

 New York: Doubleday, 1995

Emerson, Ken

DOO-DAH! STEPHEN FOSTER & THE RISE OF AMERICAN POPULAR CULTURE

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997

Lawrence, Vera

 WA-WAN PRESS Reprinted edition.

 New York: Arno Press.& the New York Times 1970

Feder, Stuart

CHARLES IVES: MY FATHER'S SONG

New Haven: Yale U. Press, 1992

Friedberg, Ruth C.

THE SONGS OF JOHN DUKE IN NATS BULLETIN 36

 September/October 1979

Gilman, Lawrence

EDWARD MACDOWELL: A STUDY

New York: Da Capo, 1908

Gradenwitz, Peter

LEONARD BERNSTEIN: THE INFINITE VARIETY OF A MUSICIAN

Hamburg & New York: Berg Publishers Ltd.,1987

Hager, Minna

SPEAK FOR YOURSELF, JOHN ALDEN CARPENTER

in MUSIC JOURNAL 28, March 1970

Heyman, Barbara

 SAMUEL BARBER, THE COMPOSER AND HIS MUSIC

 New York: Oxford U. Press, 1992

Homer, Sidney

MY WIFE AND I

New York: Macmillan, 1939

Howard, John Tasker

STEPHEN FOSTER: AMERICA'S TROUBADOUR

New York: Crowell, 1934

Ives, Charles

MEMOS

London: Calder & Boyars, 1973

Kearns, William K.

HORATIO PARKER, 1863-1919: HIS LIFE, MUSIC AND IDEAS

Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1991

Moore, Thomas

IRISH MELODIES

New York: A.L. Burt, n.d. (numerous other editions exist)

Root, Deane

L.MYTH AND STEPHEN FOSTER

in CARNEGIE MAGAZINE 67/7. Vol. 10, 1987

Rorem, Ned

THE NEW YORK DIARY

New York: George Braziller, 1967

Scheffer, Jonathan

PAUL BOWLES: MUSIC

New York: EOS Music, 1995

Simpson, Anne Key

HARD TRIALS; THE LIFE AND MUSIC OF HARRY T. BURLEIGH

Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1990

Simpson, Anne Key

THE PARIS DIARY

New York: George Braziller, 1966

Thomson, Virgil

VIRGIL THOMSON: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY

New York: Knopf, 1966; Reprint Da Capo, 1977

Yellin, Victor

CHADWICK: YANKEE COMPOSER

Washington, DC: Smithsonian, 1990

POET & WRITER PROFILES

Gustave Matthieu & Stern, Guy (ed.)

INTRODUCTION TO GERMAN POETRY

New York: Dover,1987

Agee, James

COLLECTED POEMS

New Haven, Yale U. Press, 1968

Alcott, Bronson

CONCORD DAYS

Boston: Roberts Bros, 1872

Alcott, Bronson

ESSAYS ON EDUCATION

Gainsesville, Fla: Scholars Facsimiles & Reprints, 1960.

Berry, Faith

LANGSTON HUGHES: BEFORE AND BEYOND HARLEM

New York: Wings Books, 1992

Blanchard, Paula

MARGARET FULLER: FROM TRANSCENDENTALISM TO REVOLUTION

Redding, MA: Addison-Wesley Publishing Co./Radcliffe Series, 1978

Browning Elizabeth B.

SONNETS FROM THE PORTUGUESE

Garden City, NY: Hanover House, 1954

Browning,Robert

SELECTED POETRY

New York: Random House, 1951

Buckler, William E.(ed.)

PROSE OF THE VICTORIAN PERIOD

New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1958

Carlyle, Thomas

SARTOR RESARTUS

Indianapolis: Odyssey Press, 1976

Johnson, Thomas (ed.)

THE POEMS OF EMILY DICKINSON: A SCHOLARLY EDITION. 3 VOLUMES.

Cambridge, MA: Harvard U. Press, 1955

Atkinson, Brooks (ed.)

SELECTED WRITINGS OF EMERSON

New York: Random House, 1950

Folsom, Ed (ed.)

WALT WHITMAN: THE CENTENNIAL ESSAYS

Iowa City: U. of Iowa Press,1994

Howe, Julia Ward (ed.)

LOVE LETTERS OF MARGARET FULLER

London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1903

Fuller, Margaret

WOMEN IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY

New York: Greeley & McElrath, 1845. Reprint: W.W. Norton, n/d

Hedrick, Joan

HARRIET BEECHER STOWE: A LIFE

New York: Oxford U. Press, 1994

Hughes, Langston

SELECTED POEMS OF LANGSTON HUGHES

New York, Vintage,1990

Johnson, Robert U.

POEMS OF FIFTY YEARS

1951

Kaplan, Justin

MR. CLEMENS AND MARK TWAIN

New York: Simon & Schuster

Kaplan, Justin

WALT WHITMAN: A LIFE

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1980

Leverich, Lyle

TOM: THE UNKNOWN TENNESSEE WILLIAMS

New York: Crown, 1995

Lindsay, Vachel

COLLECTED POEMS

New York: Macmillan, 1925

Moreau, Geneviève

THE RESTLESS JOURNEY OF JAMES AGEE

New York: William Morrow, 1977

Richardson,Jr.,Robt.D.

EMERSON: THE MIND ON FIRE

Berkeley: U. of California Press, 1995

Robinson, Edwin A.

COLLECTED POEMS

New York: Macmillan, 1935

Roethke, Theodore

COLLECTED POEMS

New York: Doubleday

Saxton, Martha

LOUISA MAY

New York: Avon, 1977

Stowe, Harriet Beecher

UNCLE TOM'S CABIN

New York: Bantam, 1981

Tagore, Rabindrinath

COLLECTED POEMS & PLAYS

New York: Collier, 1993

Thomson, Edward

RABINDRINATH TAGORE: POET & DRAMATIST

Delhi: Oxford U. Press, 1989

Shephard, Odell (ed.)

THE HEART OF THOREAU'S JOURNALS

New York: Dover, 1961

Thoreau, Henry David

THE PORTABLE THOREAU

New York: Viking, 1947

Twain, Mark

THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN

New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1963

Twain, Mark

THE PORTABLE MARK TWAIN

New York: Viking, 1977

Whitman, Walt

POETRY & PROSE

New York: Library of America, 1982

Williams, Tennessee

THE GLASS MENAGERIE

New York: New Directions, 1949

Sewall, Richard

THE LIFE OF EMILY DICKINSON

New York: Farrar, Strauss, & Giroux, 1974

Salt, Henry S.

LIFE OF HENRY DAVID THOREAU

Reprint Services,1992

 

IDEAS PROFILES

Abrams, M.H. ed.

ENGLISH ROMANTIC POETS: MODERN ESSAYS IN CRITICISM

New York: Oxford U. Press, 1975

Agee, James & Evans, Walker

LET US NOW PRAISE FAMOUS MEN

New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1941

Ballinger, James K.

FREDERIC REMINGTON

New York: Abrams, 1989

Barzun, Jacques

CLASSIC, ROMANTIC, AND MODERN

Revised edition. Chicago: U. of Chicago Press, 1975

Begbie, Harold

THE LIFE OF GENERAL WILLIAM BOOTH

New York: Macmillan Press, 1920

Brooks, Paul

THE OLD MANSE AND THE PEOPLE WHO LIVED THERE

Concord, MA: Trustee of Reservations, 1993

Curtis, Edward

THE NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN. 20 VOLUMES.

New York, 1896-1930

Doran, James B.

MATTHEW BRADY: HISTORIAN WITH A CAMERA

New York: Crown, n/d

Du Bois, W.E. B

THE SOULS OF BLACK FOLK

New York, Penguin, 1989

Enscoe, Gerald E.

ROMANTICISM: POINTS OF VIEW

Detroit: Wayne State U. Press, 1975

Frankenstein, Alfred

PAINTER OF RURAL AMERICA: WILLIAM SIDNEY MOUNT

New York: International Editions Foundation, 1968

Gilchrist, Herbert

THE LIFE AND WRITINGS OF ANNA GILCHRIST

London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1887

Gleckner, Robert F. & Guptill, Arthur

NORMAN ROCKWELL ILLUSTRATOR.

7th edition. New York: Watson-Guptil, 1972

Hansen, Ellen (ed.)

THE NEW ENGLAND TRANSCENDENTALISTS

Lowell, MA, 1993

Hendricks, Gordon

ALBERT BIERSTADT: PAINTER OF THE AMERICAN WEST

New York: Abrams, 1975

Howat, John K.

THE HUDSON RIVER & ITS PAINTERS

New York: Viking, 1972

Johnson, Paul

THE BIRTH OF THE MODERN

New York: Harper Collins, 1991

Jordan, Frank (ed.)

THE ENGLISH ROMANTIC POETS: A REVIEW OF RESEARCH & CRITICISM

New York: Modern Language Association, 1972

Lewis, David L.

THE PORTABLE HARLEM RENAISSANCE READER

New York, Viking, 1994

Mosby, Dewey F. &Alexander-Minter, Ray

HENRY OSSAWA TANNER

Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1991

Nathan, Hans

DAN EMMET AND THE RISE OF EARLY NEGRO MINSTRELS

Norman: U. of Oklahoma Press, 1962

Peyre, Henri

WHAT IS ROMANTICISM?

Roberts, Roda, trans. University, Ala.: U. of Alabama Press, 1977

Reynolds, David S.

BENEATH THE AMERICAN RENAISSANCE

Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard U. Press, 1988

Richman, Michael

DANIEL CHESTER FRENCH: AN AMERICAN SCULPTOR

New York: Metropolitan Museum, 1976

Stein, Deborah & Spillman, Robert

POETRY INTO SONG

New York: Oxford U. Press, 1996

Troutt, Margaret

THE GENERAL WAS A LADY

Nashville: A.J. Holman & Co., 1980


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