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AMST0245

American Landscape: 1825-1865

American Landscape: 1825-1865
This course will explore American landscape painting through an interdisciplinary approach, employing art, literature, religion, and history. In studying the landscape paintings of Thomas Cole, Asher B. Durand, and Frederic Church, we will also consider the commercial growth of New York City; the myths and legends of the Catskill Mountains; the writings of James Fenimore Cooper, Washington Irving, and Henry David Thoreau; the opening of the Erie Canal; and the design and construction of Central Park. 3 hrs. lect./disc.
Subject:
American Studies
Department:
Program in American Studies
Division:
Interdisciplinary
Requirements Fulfilled:
ART HIS NOR
Equivalent Courses:
AMCV0245
HARC0245

Sections

Fall 2014

AMST0245A-F14 Lecture (Wilson)

Fall 2012

AMST0245A-F12 Lecture (Wilson)

Spring 2012

AMST0245A-S12 Lecture (Wilson)

Spring 2011

AMST0245A-S11 Lecture (Wilson)
AMST0245B-S11 Lecture (Wilson)

Spring 2010

AMST0245A-S10 Lecture (Wilson)
AMST0245X-S10 Discussion (Wilson)
AMST0245Y-S10 Discussion (Wilson)
AMST0245Z-S10 Discussion (Wilson)

Spring 2009

AMST0245A-S09 Lecture (Wilson)

Fall 2007

AMST0245A-F07 Lecture (Wilson)

Fall 2006

AMST0245A-F06 Lecture (Wilson)