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Graven Images
New England Stonecarving and its Symbols, 1650–1815
Allen Ludwig

Wesleyan University Press



Contents

• List of Plates and Maps
• Preface to the Third Edition
• Preface Acknowledgments
• Introduction
• The Puritan Background
• The Language of Religious Symbols Chapter I. Puritan Religion
• The Function of Symbolism in Normative Puritan Theory
• Puritan Symbolism in Religion Until 1800
• Puritan Theology, Symbolism, and Imagery
• Symbolic Mediacy and Immediacy in New England: Religion and Art
• Symbolic Stonecarvings: A Study in Realized Eschatology
• English Burial Rituals
• Burial Rituals in New England
• Chapter II. Iconography
• New England Funerary Art
• The Repertory of Symbols
• Modalities of Meaning
• Chapter III. Sources and Definitions of the Major New England Styles
• English Stonecarving: 1550-1850
• Engravings, Woodcuts, and Emblem Books
• The Origins of the Provincial Baroque Style in Massachusetts: 1647-1735
• The Growth of the Provincial Baroque Style in Massachusetts: 1722-1815
• The Provincial Baroque Style in Rhode Island: 1690-1815
• The Provincial Baroque Style in Connecticut in the 18th Century
• The Origins and Development of the Neoclassical Style
• The Origins and Development of the Ornamental Styles in New England
• Summary
• Conclusions
• Puritanism and Puritan Art
• The Vernacular and the Cultivated Traditions in Art
• American Art and New England Stonecarving
• Notes
• Bibliographical Note
• Maps
• Index

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