Eight. “A Serious Art and Literature of Our Own”: Exploring Theodore Roosevelt's Art World

  1. Serge Ricard
  1. Stephen L. Levine

Published Online: 24 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444344233.ch8

A Companion to Theodore Roosevelt

A Companion to Theodore Roosevelt

How to Cite

Levine, S. L. (2011) “A Serious Art and Literature of Our Own”: Exploring Theodore Roosevelt's Art World, in A Companion to Theodore Roosevelt (ed S. Ricard), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444344233.ch8

Editor Information

  1. Roosevelt Study Center, Middelburg, The Netherlands

Author Information

  1. University of Virginia, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 16 SEP 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444331400

Online ISBN: 9781444344233

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Keywords:

  • “A Serious Art and Literature of Our Own,” Roosevelt's art world;
  • International Exhibition of Modern Art, the Armory Show;
  • TR's subsequent critique of the Armory Show;
  • The Naval War of 1812, published in 1882;
  • TR's belief in American literary autonomy;
  • TR, admiring mystical nature of Robinson's poetry;
  • TR's resuscitatation of artistic integrity of the White House;
  • TR, somewhat of a Grecophile;
  • looking to Ancient Greece, role model for the United States;
  • TR's aesthetics, connected to American cultural evolution

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • References

  • Further Reading