Our list in art and architectural history is encyclopedic in its approach to subject matter, period, and geography, with titles ranging from authoritative, award-winning scholarly studies and primary materials to volumes of work by living artists and exhibition catalogues. Designed to educate, inspire, and engage a wide readership, our titles seek to establish connections with a broad range of neighboring disciplines in the humanities, and enable readers to understand the place of visual cultures and the built environment within the wider world. See All Books. See All Audiobooks. Joseph Cornell — is best known for his exquisite and alluring box constructions, which transform found objects into enchanted worlds that blur the boundaries between fantasy and the commonplace.
The Tar Baby and the Tomahawk: Race and Ethnic Images in American Children's Literature,
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His work displays a nostalgia for American folk culture of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and satire of contemporary American culture. Crumb is a prolific artist and contributed to many of the seminal works of the underground comix movement in the s, including being a founder of the first successful underground comix publication, Zap Comix , contributing to all 16 issues. He was additionally contributing to the East Village Other and many other publications, including a variety of one-off and anthology comics. During this time, inspired by psychedelics and cartoons from the s and s, he introduced a wide variety of characters that became extremely popular, including countercultural icons Fritz the Cat and Mr.
The Tar Baby and the Tomahawk has been generously supported by:. News and World Report. He has also edited a range of journals and anthologies, including the Best African American Fiction and Best African American Essays volumes for and She specializes in nineteenth-century American literature, book history, and digital humanities, and has published articles on Whitman, Dickinson, and digital editing.