Sculpting Doughboys

Sculpting Doughboys

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Redressing the neglect of World War I memorials in art history scholarship, this volume shows why sculptures of 'doughboys' (US soldiers during World War I) were in such demand during the 1920s, and how their functions and meanings have evolved. Jennifer Wingate recovers and interprets the circumstances of the doughboy sculptures' creation, and offers a new perspective on the complex culture of interwar America and on present-day commemorative practices.... York Times, April 24, 2000, sec. B, 5; aquot;a#39;Victorya#39; Statue in Ba#39;klyn Stolen, aquot; Newsday, April 22, 2000, sec. A, 17; Josephine Murphy, aquot;Reduced to Rubble: James Novellia#39;s Victory, aquot; PART 6 (2000) Journal of the CUNY PHD Program in Art History, anbsp;...

Title:Sculpting Doughboys
Author:Jennifer Wingate
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2013


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