ARCT 30300 Reading List Autumn Trimester 2021-2022
The Country and the City; The Villa and the Town
Reading List 10.9.2021 Professor Finola O'Kane Crimmins
The reading list is subject to change.
1. The Georgian Square, the Georgian Estate and the Georgian City
Finola O'Kane,'"Bargains in View"; The Fitzwilliam Family's Development of Merrion Square, Dublin' in Christine Casey, (editor), The Dublin Townhouse (Dublin, Four Courts Press, February 2010), pps.98-110
Mc Kellar, Elizabeth. The Birth of Modern London. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1999, pps. 188 – 214.
Christine Casey, (editor), The Dublin Townhouse, Dublin, (Four Courts Press), 2010, pps. 14-59
McCullough, Niall, Dublin An Urban History, Dublin, 2007, pps. 29-70
2. Georgian Suburbia
Finola O'Kane, 'Spatial Subversion in Eighteenth-Century Dublin; The Suburban Design Practices of the Fitzwilliam Estate', Built Environment, 2015, 41 (4): 463-476
Finola O'Kane, 'Dublin's Fitzwilliam estate; A Hidden Landscape of Discovery, Catholic Agency and Egalitarian Suburban Space' in Eighteenth-Century Ireland / Iris an dá chultúr, Vol. 31 (2016), pp. 94-118 (25 pages)
Elizabeth McKellar, Landscapes of London: The City, the Country and the Suburbs, 1660-1840, New Haven & London, 2014, Intro & Chapter 1
Finola O'Kane, William Ashford; The Absent Point of View, (Churchill House Press),
Fishman, Robert. Bourgeois Utopias. NY: Basic Books, 1987, pps. 39 – 72.
Thompson, F.M.L. The Rise of Suburbia. Leicester: Leicester University Press, 1982, pps. 1 – 26 & 93 - 147
3. The Villa; The Form and Ideology of Country Houses
Ackerman, James S., The Villa, Form and Ideology of Country Houses. London, 1990, pps. 9-34
Cosgrove, D., Social Formation and the Symbolic Landscape. Croom Helm, London, 1984. Introduction
Raymond Williams, The Country and the City, Nottingham, 2011, pps. 1-34, ebook
D.R. Coffin, The Villa in the Life of Renaissance Rome, pp. 69-109 & 241-257
4. Villa Landscape in Ireland
Finola O'Kane, Landscape Design in Eighteenth-century Ireland; Mixing Foreign Trees with the Natives, Cork, 2004, Chapters 1 & 2
O'Kane, F. (2004). 'Design and rule: Women in the Irish countryside 1715-1831'. Eighteenth-Century Ireland, 19, 56-74.
Toby Barnard, Making the Grand Figure; Lives and Possessions in Ireland, 1641-1770, Yale, 2004, pps. 21-79, 152-188
Niall McCullough & Valerie Mulvin, A Lost Tradition, Dublin, 1987, pps. 45-73
5. The Town and Village in Ireland
B.J. Graham and L.J. Proudfoot, Urban Improvement in Provincial Ireland 1700- 1840, Athlone (The Group for the Study of Historic Irish Settlement), 1994, pps. 1-19
K. Whelan, ‘Towns and villages’ in F.H.A. Aalen, K. Whelan and M. Stout (eds), Atlas of the Irish rural landscape, 2nd edn (Cork, 2011), pp. 256–77.
Finola O'Kane, 'A Cabin and not a Cottage - The Architectural Embodiment of the Irish Nation' In B. Migge, & G. Hofter (Eds.), Ireland in the European Eye. Dublin, Ireland: The Royal Irish Academy, 2018, pps. 259-283
Finola O'Kane, Ireland and the Picturesque; Design, Landscape Painting and Tourism in Ireland, 1700-1840 (Yale University Press on behalf of the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art) May 2013, Chapter 4
6. Ireland and the Picturesque
Finola O'Kane 'The Limits of Brown's Landscape' in Garden History
Vol. 44, Supplement 1: 2016, pp. 61-72
Finola O'Kane, Landscape Design in Eighteenth-century Ireland; Mixing Foreign Trees with the Natives, Cork, 2004, Chapter 4
Finola O'Kane, Ireland and the Picturesque; Design, Landscape Painting and Tourism in Ireland, 1700-1840 (Yale University Press on behalf of the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art) May 2013, Chapter 3
7. The Colonial Atlantic I; Caribbean Landscapes
Louis Nelson, Architecture and Empire in Jamaica, Yale 2017, Chapter 1
Finola O'Kane, 'What's in a Name; The Connected Histories of Belfield Dublin 4 and Bellfield, St. Mary's, Jamaica' in Finola O'Kane & Ellen Rowley (eds.), Making Belfield: The Space and Place of UCD, Dublin, 2020: Chapter 7
Finola O'Kane (2018) 'The Irish-Jamaican plantation of Kelly's Pen, St. Dorothy's Parish, Jamaica and the rare 1749 inventory of its slaves, stock and household goods in The Caribbean Quarterly, University of the West Indies (UWI) (Vol. 64).
Higman, B. W., Jamaica Surveyed; Plantation Maps and Plans of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries, (Barbados, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago: University of West Indies Press, 2001: Intro & Chapter
James Mc Clellan, Colonialism and Science; Saint Domingue in the old Régime, Chicago, 2010: Introduction
8. The Colonial Atlantic II; Landscapes of Plantation in the United States
Peter Martin, The Pleasure Gardens of Virginia; From Jamestown to Jefferson, Princeton, 1991, pps. 100-164
John Michael Vlach, Back of the Big House; The Architecture of Plantation Slavery, Chapel Hill and London, 1993, pps. 1-31, 183-228
Dell Upton, 'White and Black Landscapes in Eighteenth-century Virginia' in Places, 2 (2), 1984, http://escholarship.org/uc/item/9xf1z7tm
Daniel Bluestone, “A.J. Davis’s Belmead: Picturesque Aesthetics in the Land of Slavery,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, 71 (June 2012): 145-167.
9. Military Landscapes 1798 & 1916
O'Kane, F. (2021). Military Memory Manoeuvers in Dublin's Phoenix Park 1775-1820. In A. Tchikine, & J. D. Davis (Eds.), Military Landscapes (pp. 464 pages). 79 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 USA: Harvard University Press. Retrieved from https://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780884024781
O'Kane, F., & Constantine, M. -A. (2021). Strategies of the Picturesque: Romantic-era Tours of Wales and Ireland. In N. Leask, J. Bonehill, & A. Dulau (Eds.), Old Ways and New Roads: Travels in Scotland, c. 1720-1830 (pp. 194-211). Edinburgh, Scotland: Berlinn Press. Retrieved from https://birlinn.co.uk/product/old-ways-and-new-roads/
Finola O'Kane, (2017) 'City of Dublin', Cork City & Harbour' & 'The Military Roads of County Wicklow' in Picturing Places, free educational resource site, The British Library:
O'Kane, F. (2000). Nurturing a Revolution: Patrick Pearse's School Garden at St Enda's. Garden History, 28(1), 73. doi:10.2307/1587120
O'Kane, F. (2007). Educating a Sapling Nation: The Irish Nationalist Arboretum. Garden History, Journal of the Garden History Society, 35(2), 185-195. doi:10.2307/1587120
O'Kane, F. (2008). The Irish botanical garden: For Ireland or for Empire?. Studies in the History of Gardens and Designed Landscapes, 28(3-4), 446-455. doi:10.1080/14601176.2008.10404731
10. Strains Constructing the View: the photographic view of architecture - before, during and after
Hugh Campbell – Construction Performance, how the camera captures progress on site (forthcoming 2019, pdf)
The Grey of the Sky: Luxigon’s Eric de Broche des Combes in conversation with Lutz Robbers, Candide 9 (pdf)
Degen, M., Melhuish, C. and Rose, G. (2017), ‘Producing place atmospheres digitally: Architecture, digital visualisation practices and the experience economy’, Journal of Consumer Culture, 17:1. First Published 27 February 2015.
Koeck, R. (2013), Cine-Scapes: Cinematic Spaces in Architecture and Cities, New York: Routledge.
Hallam, J., Koeck, R., Kronenburg, R. and Roberts, L. (eds) (2008), Cities in Film: Architecture, Urban Space and the Moving Image, Liverpool: Liverpool School of Architecture.
Neumann, D. (1995), Film Architecture: Set Designs from ‘Metropolis’ to ‘Blade Runner’, Munich: Prestel.
11. Strains of modernism: Irish architecture in the twentieth century I
Boyd, Gary (ed.), InfraEireann: Infrastructures and the Architectures of Modernity in Ireland 1916 - 2016 (Ashgate, 2015)
Campbell, Hugh, “Modern Architecture and National Identity in Ireland” in Joe Cleary and Claire Connolly (eds.), The Cambridge Companion to Modern Irish Culture (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005)
Larmour, Paul, Free State Architecture. Modern Movement Architecture in Ireland, 1922 – 1949 (Kinsale: Gandon Editions, Ideas on Art + Architecture Series, 4, 2009)
Loeber, Rolf, Hugh Campbell, Livia Hurley, John Montague and Ellen Rowley (eds.), Architecture 1600 – 2000, volume IV, Art and Architecture of Ireland (RIA, Yale University Press, 2014): see essays on Modernism, Concrete, Office Buildings, Factories, Flat Blocks, Housing Estates, Town Planning, Developers/Builders, Cinemas, Theatres, The Handball Alley, Competitions, Catholic Churches, Slum Clearance.
12. Strains of modernism: Irish architecture in the twentieth century I
Rothery, Sean, Ireland and the New Architecture 1900 – 1940 (Dublin: Lilliput, 1991)
Rowley, Ellen, ‘The Architect, the Bishop and the Planner. The Shapers of Ordinary Dublin’ in FOOTPRINT international journal, Delft, Issue 17, 2015 http://footprint.tudelft.nl/index.php/footprint/issue/view/419
Rowley, Ellen, ‘“From Dublin to Chicago and Back Again: The Influence of Americanised Modernism on Dublin Architecture 1940 – 1980” in Linda King and Elaine Sisson (eds.), Ireland, Design and Visual Culture: Negotiating Modernity 1922-1992 (Cork: Cork University Press, 2011)
Rowley, Ellen, “The Conditions of Twentieth Century Irish Architecture” in Christina Kennedy (ed.), The Moderns: The Arts in Ireland from the 1900s to the 1970s (Dublin: Irish Museum of Modern Art, 2011)