By Tricia Cusack
In this hugely unique publication, Tricia Cusak explores value of painted riverscapes to the construction of nationwide identities in 19th and early 20th century Europe and the USA. concentrating on 5 rivers, the Hudson, the Volga, the Seine, the Thames, and the Shannon, the writer outlines the heritage of the advance of nationwide landscapes, elaborating at the precise nature of riverscapes. Drawing at the symbolic capability of rivers to symbolize existence and time, the riverscape supplied a metaphor for the mythic circulate of nationwide heritage flowing unimpeded out of the previous and into the future.
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