Selected Bibliography

Atkinson, Edward, ed. The Monument to Robert Gould Shaw: Its Inception, Completion and Unveiling 1865-1897. Boston, 1897.

Blight, David. "The Meaning or the Fight: Frederick Douglass and the Memory of the Fifty-fourth Massachusetts." The Massachusetts Review 36 (Spring 1995): 141-153.

Burchard, Peter. One Gallant Rush: Robert Gould Shaw and His Brave Black Regiment. New York, 1965.

Burkhardt, J. Peter. All Made of Tunes: Charles Ives and the Uses of Musical Borrowing. New Haven, 1995.

Coffin, William; and Thomas Wentworth Higginson. "The Shaw Memorial and the Sculptor St. Gaudens." Century Magazine 54 (June 1897): 176-200.

Craven, Wayne. Sculpture in America. Newark, 1984.

Dryfhout, John H. The Work of Augustus Saint-Gaudens. Hanover, N.H. and London, 1982.

Duncan, Russell, ed. Blue-Eyed Child of Fortune: The Civil War Letters of Robert Gould Shaw. Athens, Ga. and London, 1992.

Emilio, Luis F. History of the Fifty-Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, 1863-1865. New York, 1968.

Gooding, James Henry. Edited by Virginia Adams. On the Altar of Freedom: A Black Soldier's Civil War Letters from the Front. New York, 1992.

Greenthal, Kathryn. Augustus Saint-Gaudens: Master Sculptor. Boston, 1985.

Griffin, Edward M. "Cincinnatus and the 'Shaw Memorial': Monument as Emblem in Saint Gaudens, Dunbar, and Lowell." In Bagley, Ayers L.; Griffin, Edward M.; and McLean, Austin J., ed. The Telling Image: Explorations in the Emblem. New York, 1996.

Hansen, Chadwick. "The 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Black Infantry as a Subject for American Artists." The Massachusetts Review 15 (1975): 745-759.

Janson, H.W. 19th-Century Sculpture. New York, 1985.

Kaplan, Sidney. "The Sculptural World of Augustus Saint-Gaudens." The Massachusetts Review 30 (Spring 1989): 17-64.

Kirstein, Lincoln. Lay this Laurel. New York, 1973.

Lowell, Robert. For the Union Dead. New York, 1956.

Marcus, Lois Goldreich. "'The Shaw Memorial' by Augustus Saint-Gaudens: A History Painting in Bronze." Winterthur Portfolio 14 (Spring 1979): 1-24.

Saint-Gaudens, Augustus. Edited by Homer Saint-Gaudens. The Reminiscences of Augustus Saint-Gaudens. New York, 1913.

Savage, Kirk. Standing Soldiers, Kneeling Slaves: Race, War, and Monument in 19th-Century America. Princeton, 1997.

Schwarz, Gregory; Brigid Sullivan; and Ludwig Lauerhass, Jr. The Shaw Memorial: A Celebration of an American Masterpiece. Cornish, N.H., 1997.

Swafford, Jan. Charles Ives: A Life with Music. New York, 1996.

Taft, Lorado. Modern Tendencies in Sculpture. New York, 1921.

Taft, Lorado. The History of American Sculpture. New York, 1903.

Tharp, Louise Hall. Saint-Gaudens and the Gilded Era. Boston, 1969.

Wilkinson, Burke. Uncommon Clay: The Life and Works of Augustus Saint-Gaudens. San Diego, 1985.


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