Icons: Bibliography

American Icons: Bibliography (Spring 1995)


     American Quarterly
     American Studies
     Journal of Popular Culture.
     The Image of America in Caricature and Cartoon. 1976
Robert Allen, Horrible Prettiness: Burlesque and American
Culture. 1990
Martha Banta, Imaging American Women: Idea and Ideals in Cultural
     History. 1987
Michael Banton, ed., Anthropological Approaches to the Study of
     Religion. 1968
Joseph Barbato, "America Imagines the FBI," The Chronicle of
          Higher Education 27:5-6 January 1984
Gerald Baydo, The Evolution of Mass Culture in America. 1982
Jane S. Becker and Barbara Franco, eds., Folk Roots, New Roots:
          Folklore in American Life. 1988
John Berger, Ways of Seeing. 1973
Maurice Berger, How Art Becomes history: Essays on Art, Society ,
     and Culture in Post-New Deal America. 1992
Susan Birrell, "The Rituals of Sports," social Forces, Vol. 60,
     no. 2, 1981. pp. 354-376.
John E. Bodnar, Remaking America: Public Memory, Commemoration,
          and Patriotism in the Twentieth Century. 1992
Simon J. Bonner, ed., Consuming Visions: Accumulation and Disply
     of Goods in America, 1880-1920. 1989
Anthony Bridge, "The Life and Death of Symbols," Theology,  
January, 1958.
Ray B. Browne, Heroes of Popular Culture. 1972
Ray B. Browne, Marshall W. Fishwick, Kevin O. Browne, eds.,
     Dominant Symbols in Popular Culture. 1990
Ray B. Browne and Marshall Fishwick, eds., Icons of America. 1978
Bernadette Bucher, Icon and Conquest: A Structural Analysis of
          the Illustrations of de Bry's Great Voyages. 1981
George Cantor, Historic Landmarks of Black America. 1991
John G. Cawelti, The Six-Gun Mystique. 1984
Coontz, Stephanie, The Way We Never Were: American Families and
     the Nostalgia Trap. 1992
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi and David Rochberg-Halton, The Meaning of
Things: Domestic Symbols and the Self. 1984
David Dalton, James Dean: American Icon. 1984
William Darby, Necessary American Fictions:Popular Literature of
     the 1950s. 1987
Marshall B. Davidson, the Drawing of America: Eyewitnesses to
     History. 1983
Fred Davis, Yearning for Yesterday: A Sociology of Nostalgia.
Webster Duncan, Looka Yonder!: The Imaginary America of Populist
     Culture. 1988
Umberto Eco, Travels in Hyper Reality. 1986
Charles D. Elder and Roger W. Cobb, The Political Uses of   
Symbols. 1983
Parry Ellwood, The Image of the Indian and the Black man in
          American Art, 1500-1900. 1974
Stuart Ewan, All Consuming Images: The Politics of Style in
     Contemporary Culture. 1988
Roger A. Fischer, "Political Cartoon Symbols and the Divergance
     of Popular and Traditional Cultures in the United States,"
     Ray B. Browne et al, eds., Dominant symbols in Popular
     Culture, pp181-208.
Sydney Fisher, The Legendary and Mythmaking Process of the  
American Revolution. 1912
Marshall Fishwick, The World of Ronald McDonald. 1982
Stephen M. Fjellman, Vinyl Leaves: Walt Disney World and America.
Cornelia Flora, "Roasting Dnald duck: Alternative Comics and
          Photonovels in Latin America," Journal of Popular
Culture        18:163-   183 Summer 1984.
David Freedberg, The Power of Images: Studies in the History and
     Theory of Response. 1989
Vivian Green Fryd, Art and Empire: The Politics of Ethnicity in
     the United States. 1992
Paul Fussell, Class.
William H. Gerdts, Grand Illusions: History Painting in America.
Lynn Glaser, comp., Engraved America: Iconography of America
     Through 1800. 1970
Jennifer Grail, Cast in the Shadow: Models for Public Sculpture
     in America. 1985
Marcus Grail, Mystery Train: Images of America in Rock 'n'Roll
     Music. 1975
Karen Halttunen, Confidence Men and Painted Women: A Study of
     Middle-Class Culture in Victorian America, 1830-1870. 1982
Louis Harap, The Image of the Jew in American Literature: from
          Early Republic to Mass Immigration. 1974
Howard Mumford Jones, O Strange New World. 1966
Charles Kaiser, 1968 in America: Music, Politics, Chaos,    
          Counterculture, and the Shaping of a Generation. 1988
Michael Kammen, A Machine that Would Go By Itself: The      
Constitution in American Culture.
              , Mystic Chords of Memory: The Transformation of
     Tradition in American Culture. 1993
              , Sources of Liberty: Changing Perceptions of
     Liberty in American Culture. 1986
John Kasson, Amusing the Millions: Coney Island at the turn of
     the Century. 1978
Jack Temple Kirby, Media-Made Dixie: The South in the American
     Imagination. 1978
Annette Kolodny, The Lay of the Land: Metaphor as Experience and
     History in American Life and Letters. 1975
Spiro Kostof, America By Design (Based on the PBS Series). 1987
John Kouwenhoven, The Columbia Historical Portrait of New York:
          An Essay in Graphic History. 1953
William Leach, Land of Desire:Merchants, Money, and the Rise of a
     New American Culture.  1993
Jackson Lears, Fables of Abundance: A Cultural History of   
Advertising in America. 1994
             , No Place of Grace: Antimodernism and the     
Transformation of American Culture, 1880-1920. 1990
Lawrence W. Levine, Highbrow/Lowbrow: The Emergance of Cultural
     Hierarchy in America. 1988
Edward T. Linenthal, Changing Images of the Warrior Hero in
     America: A History of Popular Symbolism. 1982
Taylor Littleton, Advancing American Art: Painting, Politics, and
     Cultural Confrontation at Mid-Century. 1989
George Lipsitz, Time Passages: Collective Memory and American
     Popular Culture. 1990
Alison Lurie, The Language of Clothes. 1981
Leo Marx, The Machine in the Garden.
Peter C. Marzio, The Democratic Art: Pictures for a 19th Century
     America: Chromolithography, 1840-1900. 1979
Elizabeth R. McKinsey, Niagara Falls: Icon of the American  
Marshall McLuhan, The Mechanical Bride.  1951
Hal Morgan, Symbols of America. 1987
Winifred Morgan, An Amrican Icon: Brother Jonathan and the  
          American Identity. 1988
Lewis Mumford, Technics and Civilization. 1933
             , The Myth of the Machine.  1970
Paul Nathanson, Over the Rainbow: the Wizared of Oz as a Secular
     Myth of America. 1991
Mark E. Neely, The Confederate Image: Prints of the Lost Cause.
     Michael North, The Final Sculpture: Public Monuments and
Modern Poets.
Barbara Novak, American Painting of the Ninetenth Century:  
          Realism, Idealism, and the American Experience. 1979
Tom O'Brien, The Screening of America: Movies and Values from
     Rocky to Rain Man. 1990
Walter Ong, Orality and Literacy. 1982
Erwin Panofsky, Studies in Iconology. 1938
Marlene Park and Gerald Markowitz, Democratic Vistas: Post  
Offices and Public Art in the New Deal. 1984
Ellwood Parry, The Image of the Indian and the Black Man in
     American Art. 1974
Jonathan Purde and Steven Hahn, eds., The Countryside in the Era
     of Capitalist Formation.  1986
Herbert Read, Icon and Idea.
Robin Ridless, Ideology and Art: Theories of Mass Culture from
     Walter Benjamin to Umberto eco. 1984
     Daniel T. Rodgers, Contested Truths:Keywords in American
Politics Since Independence. 1987.
Harold Rosenberg, The Tradition of the New. 
William W. Savage, Comic Books and America, 1945-1954. 1990
Timothy Scheurer, Born in the U. S. A.: The Myth of America in
          Popular Music from Colonial Times to the Present. 1991
Jeffry Schrank,  Snap, Crackle, and Popular Taste: The Illusions
     of Free Choice in America. 1977
Allan Schwartzman, "Public Art--Corporate Trophies," Art in
     America 77:35-9.
Harriet Senie, ed.,Critical Issues in Public Art: Content,  
          Context, and Controversy. 1992
Harold Shurtliff, Log Cabin Myth. 1939
Debora Silverman, Selling Culture: Bloomingdale's, Diana    
Vreeland, and the New Aristocracy of Taste in Reagan's      
America. 1986
Kenneth Silverman, A cultural History of the American Revolution.
Richard Slotkin, Regeneration Through Violence: The Mythology of
     the American Frontier.  1973
Henry Nash Smith, Virgin Land: The American West as Symbol and
     Myth. 1950
Robert Snyder, The Voice of the City: Vadeville and Popular
     Culture in New York.  1989
Donald Spivey, Sport in America: New Historical Perspectives.
Gerald E. Stearn, Broken Image: Foreign Critiques of America.
Anthony Synnott, "Pink Flamingoes: Symbols and Symbolism in Yard
     Art," Ray B. Browne et al, eds., Dominant Symbols in Popular
Susan Stewart, On Longing: Narratives of the Miniature, the
     Gigantic, the Souvenir, the Collection.  1984
John Lawson Stoddard, Famous Parks and Public Buildings in  
America. 1902
Isaac Newton Stokes, The Iconography of Manhatten Island, 1498-
Warren Susman, Culture as History.  1984
Stephen Tatum, Inventing Billy the Kid: Visions of te Outlaw in
     America, 1881-1981.
Cecelia Tichi, Shifting Gears: Technology, Literature, Cultue in
     Modernist America. 1987
Marvin Trachtenberg, Brooklyn Bridge: Fact and Symbol. 
                   , The Incorporation of America. 1982
                   , The Statue of Liberty. 1976

William H. Truettner, ed., The West as America: Reiterpreting
Imagesw of the Frontier, 1820-1920.
Victor Turner, The Forest of Symbols: Symbolic Action in Human
     Society. 1974
James B. Twitchell, Carnival Culture: the Trashing of Taste in
     America. 1992
Wiley Lee Umphlett, Mythmakers of the American Dream: The
Nostalgic Vision in Popular Culture. 1983
William L. Van Deburg, "The Battleground of HIstoical Memory:
     Creating Alternative Culture Heroes in Posbellum America,"
     Journal of Popular Culture, 20:49-62 Summer 1986
Herve Varenne, Symbolizing America. 1985
Roy Wagner, Symbols That Stand for Themselves. 1986
Duncan Webster, Looka Yonder!: The Imaginary America of Populist
     Culture. 1988
Raymond Weinstein, Disneyland and Coney Island: Reflections on
     the Evolution of the Modern Amusement Park. 1986
Thomas Reed West, Flesh of Steel: Literature and the Machine in
     American Culture. 1967
Martin T. Williams, Hidden in Plain Sight: An Examiinatin of
     American Arts. 1992
Gary Wills, The Invention of America. 
          , Lincoln at Gettysburg. 1992
Richard G. Wildon, The Machine Age in America, 1918-1914. 1986
Wilbur Zelinsky, Nation into State: the Shifting Symbolic   
Foundations of American Nationalism. 1988