antiquary


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antiquary

a person who collects, deals in, or studies antiques, ancient works of art, or ancient times
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The evolutionary movement of Scott's rewriting of Smith's economics is emblematized in the eclaircissement that follows the invasion scare and begins the conclusion of The Antiquary.
For The Antiquary is an antiquarian novel, in Scott's dialectical sense, at least as much as it is a novel concerned with antiquarianism.
The Antiquary, in its distinctive diamond-shaped bottle, was named after the famous novel written by Sir Walter Scott.
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Abbotsford and The Antiquary share a tropic relationship between genealogy and archaeology: in romance, be it linguistic or architectural, identity, too, is "concretized" by assembling heritage objects in a particular location and ideological context.
In The Antiquary, the less romantic aspects of entail gain in prominence as the Jacobite's insurgency against the House of Hanover fades to the background to become a curious referent for the events of "the last ten years of the eighteenth century" during which the novel is set (4) (22)--and particularly for the threat of the French invasion of Britain in 1794.
Stow's work with manuscripts, Martha Driver shows, was nevertheless a model for such later manuscript collectors as William Browne of Tavistock and the humble eighteenth-century antiquary Peter Le Neve.
The Antiquary treats Oldbuck's pretensions with mocking levity, While some of this tone is carried over to Reliquia Trotcosienses, the manuscript's second half is distinguished by Scott's earnest interest in the text itself.
It was that supreme and sometimes successful effort to record and even to revive the dead past, in fact, that eventually led Samuel Butler, once tutored by Peiresc's friend and fellow scholar John Selden, to mock the antiquary as one "Who has no Busnes for the Intellect / But to Transcribe and Copy, and Collect; / .
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Part Four: Re-writings" looks at parliament and at the antiquary Sir Robert Cotton in the light of revisionist work and post-revisionist critique.
Royal Archaeological Institute' -- or `Antiquity'), by archaeologist or antiquary, and by site.