George T. M. Schackelford ; with essays by Anthea Callen [and 3 others]
Monet: The Early Years
759.4 Mon-S 2016
This elegant volume is the first to be devoted to the young genius of Claude Monet (1840–1926). Bringing together the greatest paintings from his early career.It features essays by distinguished scholars, focusing on the evolution of Monet’s own distinctive mode of painting.Artistic innovation and personal ambition shaped the work of the celebrated impressionist painter from the very start of his long and illustrious career.
We Shall Not be Moved/No Nos Moveran: Biography of a Song of Struggle
Biography of the song, begun as an early 19th-century Protestant revival song, that became the anthem of the civil rights movement. But it was also adopted by those opposing France in Spain and by supporters of Chile’s social government in the 1970s. Another open access monograph on the JSTOR site.
Common Ground: Encounters with Nature at the Edges of Life
Nature writer examines a patch of edgelands in northern England to show how the distinctions between human and natural are blurred in this abandoned land, then turns to his own life events to discover the same thing.
Joyce Carol Oates
A Book of American Martyrs
F Oa8b 2017
Oates’ latest novel is the story of two families linked together when an anti-abortinist kills an abortion doctor in a small Ohio town.
American Heretics: Catholics, Jews, Muslims, and the History of Religious Intolerance
A journey through America’s history of religious intolerance, from anti-Quaker attitudes during Colonial times to the Know-Nothings of the mid-19th century to our current Islamphobia.