The Transatlantic Gilded Age and Its Discontents
Tuesday, Thursday: 9:30-11:00am
This course considers the linked arts of the United States, England, and France in the period between 1865 and 1918 looking at specific case study artists, structures, social movements, and literary works. We will focus on the arts and institutions endorsed by the wealthy and the bourgeoisie, and equally, works of art and literature designed to critique, parody, and correct the manners, architecture, and activities of the era’s transatlantic elite.
This course fulfills the following Major requirements: Geographical area (E) and Chronological period (III).