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The Mountains in Art History
Peter Mark, ed.; Peter Helman, ed.; Penny Snyder, ed.

Wesleyan University Press



Contents

Introduction: “Coming Round” Again
• Mountains in Italian renaissance Depictions of “The Sacrifice of Isaac”
• Analyzing Frederick Church’s
The Heart of the Andes with Joseph Addison’s Neoclassical and Prototypical Theory of Artistic Criticism
• Wordsworth’s Alps
• John Ruskin, Turner, and the Romantic Pursuit of Truth
• The Power of the Sublime in the Mountains
• The Intersection of Alpine Passes and Landscape Painting
• Terrible Beauty: Artistic Representations of the White Mountains in the Nineteenth Century
• Thanatopsis: A Vision of Change in Nineteenth Century America
• The South American Mountains of Alexander von Humboldt and Frederic Edwin Church
• From Postcards to Watercolors: Emil Nolde (1867-1956) and the Medium of the Mountains
• Arnold Fanck and German
Bergfilm
This Wild Country: Jack Kerouac’s The Dharma Bums and the Mountains
• King Ortler: Climbing as Experience, a photo essay
• Images (by essay) •APPENDIX: THE COURSE SYLLABUS
ARHA 296: The Mountains and Art History
• Professor Peter Mark
Course Narrative
• Syllabus
• Reading List
• Acknowledgements

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