By Joseph A. Conforti
This bold paintings investigates New England as a cultural invention, tracing the region's altering identification throughout greater than 3 centuries. Incorporating insights from heritage, literature, artwork, fabric tradition, and geography, it indicates how succeeding generations of recent Englanders created and broadcast a robust collective identification for his or her quarter via narratives approximately its previous. no matter if those tales have been informed within the writings of Frost or Harriet Beecher Stowe, enacted in historic pageants or at colonial revival museums, or conveyed within the pages of a geography textbook or Yankee journal, New Englanders used them to maintain their id, revising them as had to reply to the moving nearby landscape.
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Imagining New England: Explorations of Regional Identity from the Pilgrims to the Mid-Twentieth Century by Joseph A. Conforti