Table of contents for Arcadian waters and wanton seas : the iconology of waterscapes in nineteenth-century transatlantic culture / Arne Neset.


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In trodutction: TlIpoloKies of Landscape                         1
Meanings of Landscape                                            7
1. Country Matters                                             9
Landscape and nationalism  9
Landscape and American exceptionalism  10
European views of American nineteenth-century
landscape painting 15
Iconological and cross-cultural interpretations of
American art 17
A transatlantic iconology 20
2. Pay sages Moralists                                        25
Mindscapes 25
Allegorical landscapes 26
Arcadia and locus amoenus: The Claudian landscape 30
The waters of Eden  33
'The wilderness: The Salvatorian landscape 35
3. Claude and Salvator in America                             41
The American Arcadia 41
Land without man  46
American pastoral 48
Environmental impact 52
The picturesque wilderness 56
The sublime wilderness 59
Rowing in Eden                                                67
4. River Arcadias                                            69
Rivers of life 69
"Sweete Themmes Runne Softly" 71
The Hudson River 73
River bends: From Thomas Cole to George Inness 76
Life on the Mississippi 83
5. Sweet Water                                               89
The "universally most liked picture" 89
The iconology of the pond-in-the-forest pictures 90
Holy waters 96
American ponds and lakes 101
"Compleat" anglers  11
The pond and the abandoned canoe 115
Mill ponds 118
6. Rowing in Eden                                           121
Romantic rowers 122
Rowing in Eden: Fur Traders )Descendinig the Missouri 124
Luminism: Eel Spearing at Setaiuket 128
Boat racing: Eakins on the Schuylkill 131
Boating parties 133
7. Hunter5 in Eden                                          139
The hunt 139
The iconology of the hunter in America 140
The hunter as sportsman  145
The manly outdoors 149
The hunter and the hunted: Winslow Homer in the Adirondacks 151
Sea Changes                                                  159
8. Painted Ships and Arcadian Beaches                       161
The iconology of the sea and the boat 161
Harbor views 164
Sea views: Paradigms of meditation and luminism  173
El in arcadia ego: The wreck on the beach 182
The empty shore 183
Seaside resorts and coastal art colonies 184
Arcadian ba4gneuses 190
Breezing up 196
9. The Angry Sea                                               199
Salvatorian seascapes 199
Shipwrecks and Flying Dutchmen 203
Monsters of the deep: Copley's Watson and the Shark 208
The open boat: Winslow Homer's The Gulf Stream 213
Miraculous Catches and Arcadian fishermen  219
Seascape genre: Toilers of the sea 221
Epilogue                                                        231
10. Wterscapes in Twentieth-Century
Transatlantic Culture                                       233
Arcadias in the age of modernism 233
Suburban pools 235
The pond-in-the-forest scene toward the end of the
twentieth century 236
Twentieth-century sea views 237
Notes                                                           241
Blibliogtrphy                                                   259



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Marine painting, American 19th century, Landscape painting, American 19th century, Painting, American European influencesSymbolism in art United States