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Deák, Gloria-Gilda 1930-

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Works: 149 works in 212 publications in 2 languages and 3,542 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  Exhibition catalogs  History  Catalogs  Art  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  Exhibition, pictorial works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: N8214.5.U6, 974.71
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Publications about Gloria-Gilda Deák
Publications by Gloria-Gilda Deák
Most widely held works by Gloria-Gilda Deák
Picturing America, 1497-1899 : prints, maps, and drawings bearing on the New World discoveries and on the development of the territory that is now the United States by Gloria-Gilda Deák( Book )
19 editions published in 1988 in 3 languages and held by 557 libraries worldwide
Picturing New York : the city from its beginnings to the present by Gloria-Gilda Deák( Book )
8 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 541 libraries worldwide
Picturing New York.As every reader knows, New York defies any single attempt to take its measure. Here is a unique approach: a single-volume, thematically organized history of the city filled with prints, paintings, and photographs -many in full color -that make the book a feast for the eye. The book consists of fourteen mini-histories, each of which can be read independently of the others. The author explores the city's multiple birth (it was named and renamed five times, and was originally known as Angoulême, not as New Amsterdam as most people believe). Deák covers the religious pluralism the city enjoyed as a scruffy Atlantic trading post, the marketing and merchandising that propelled its development, and the rise of the arts, literature, architecture, and sports. Throughout, the author attempts to answer the beguiling question: Was New York unique from the beginning?
American views : prospects and vistas by Gloria-Gilda Deák( Book )
8 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 435 libraries worldwide
Passage to America : celebrated European visitors in search of the American adventure by Gloria-Gilda Deák( Book )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 187 libraries worldwide
America was a source of fascination to Europeans arriving there during the course of the nineteenth century. At first glance, the New World was very similar to the societies they left behind in their native countries, but in many aspects of politics, culture and society, the American experience was vastly different - almost unrecognizable so - from Old World Europe. Europeans were astounded that America could survive without a monarch, a standing army and the hierarchical society which still dominated Europe. Some travellers, such as the actress Fanny Kemble, were truly convinced America would eventually revert to a monarchy; others, such as Frances Wright and even Oscar Wilde, took their opinions further, and attempted to fix aspects of America - described in 1827 by the young Scottish captain Basil Hall, as 'one of England's "occasional failures"'. Many prominent visitors to the United States recorded their responses to this emerging society in their diaries, letters and journals; and many of them, like the fulminating Frances Trollope, were brutally and offensively honest in their accounts of the New World. They provide an insight into an America which is barely recognizable today whilst their writings set down a diverse and lively assortment of personal travel accounts. This book compares the impressions of a group of discerning and prominent Europeans from the cultural sphere - from the writers Charles Dickens, William Makepeace Thackeray and Oscar Wilde to luminaries of music and theatre such as Tchaikovsky and Fanny Kemble. Their reactions to the New World are as revealing of the European and American worlds as they are colourful and varied, providing a unique insight into the experiences of nineteenth century travelers to America -- Publishers website
Profiles of American artists represented by Kennedy Galleries by Gloria-Gilda Deák( Book )
3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
Kennedy Galleries' profiles of American artists by Gloria-Gilda Deák( Book )
4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 149 libraries worldwide
Leonard Baskin : sculpture and watercolors, April 1 to April 23 by Leonard Baskin( Book )
4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
Other voices, other times : American historical prints of the 18th and 19th centuries : exhibition, October 1985 by Gloria-Gilda Deák( Book )
5 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
The paintings of Millard Sheets, October 4-October 15, 1982 by Millard Sheets( Book )
2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
William James Bennett : master of the aquatint view by New York Public Library( Book )
4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
Leonard Baskin : recent watercolors, March 13-31, 1984 by Leonard Baskin( Book )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
Discovering America's Southeast : a sixteenth century view based on the mannerist engravings of Theodore de Bry by Gloria-Gilda Deák( Book )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Recent sculpture by Lorrie Goulet : March 1-15, 1986 by Lorrie Goulet( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Irma Cavat : recent paintings, September 11-29, 1984 by Irma Cavat( Book )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
John Marin's mountains, October 4-29, 1983, Kennedy Galleries by John Marin( Book )
2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Abraham Rattner : paintings of the 1940s and 1950s by Gloria-Gilda Deák( Book )
2 editions published in 1986 in Undetermined and English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Picturing America by Gloria-Gilda Deák( Book )
2 editions published in 1988 in German and English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Picturing America, 1497 - 1899 by Gloria-Gilda Deák( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in German and held by 5 libraries worldwide
 
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Deak, Gloria
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Deak, Gloria G.
Deák, Gloria G. 1930-
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Deák, Gloria Gilda 1930-
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English (71)
German (4)
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