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by Micki McGee
McGee chronicles Yaddo's origins as the country retreat of Spencer and Katrina Trask and their children and its development in 1926 into an artists' retreat, presided over by Elizabeth Ames for almost 40 years.
ISBN-13: 978-0231147378. McGee chronicles Yaddo's origins as the country retreat of Spencer and Katrina Trask and their children and its development in 1926 into an artists' retreat, presided over by Elizabeth Ames for almost 40 years. David Gates relates that Yaddo's artistic soil is so fertile that its residents have racked up 62 Pulitzers, 58 National Book Awards, 24 MacArthur Fellowships and 106 Rome Prizes. Chock-full of photographs, this lavishly detailed book offers an intimate glimpse into life at this enchanting and storied retreat.
Yaddo: Making American Culture.
Yaddo : making American culture. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Uploaded by Francis Ong on October 7, 2010. SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata). Micki McGee, New York Public Library. A fine book of essays and high quality scans of archival documents telling fascinating stories about one of America's oldest artist communities, Yaddo, in Saratoga Springs, New York. Fascinating tales of famous, infamous, and forgotten people.
Micki McGee is a sociologist of culture and culture critic. com, the American Journal of Sociology, American Quarterly, Social Forces. Self-Help, Inc was translated in Korean as The Trap of Self-Development (Akom Press, 2012.
Quoted in Micki McGee, Yaddo: Making American Culture, 106: McGee outlines the history of the highbrow/lowbrow debate. A. Fox, Virginia Woolf and the Literature of the English Renaissnce (1990) p. 107. Peterson, Richard . Kern, Roger M. (1996). Changing Highbrow Taste: From Snob to Omnivore".
Micki McGee is a sociologist and cultural critic on the faculty of Fordham University and the curator for the exhibition about Yaddo held at the Library . She is also the author of Self-Help, In. Makeover Culture in American Life.
Micki McGee is a sociologist and cultural critic on the faculty of Fordham University and the curator for the exhibition about Yaddo held at the Library in 2008. 170 pages, 4-color illustrations. Published by Columbia University Press, 2008.
Yaddo: making American culture more. Support for this publication has been provided by Furthermore, a program of the JM Kaplan Fund. CONTENTS Foreword vii DAVID S. FERRIERO AND ELAINA RICHARDSON Preface ix 1. Creative Power: Yaddo and the Making of American Culture i MICKI McGEE 2. Refuge.
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