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Securing the past : conservation in art, architecture and literature / Paul Eggert.

By: Eggert, Paul, 1951-
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2009Description: xi, 290 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780521898089; 9780521725910; 0521898080; 0521725917Subject(s): Arts and history | Historic preservation | Authenticity (Philosophy)DDC classification: 363.69 LOC classification: CC135 | .E38 2009
Contents:
Introduction -- The witness of historic buildings and the restoration of the churches -- The new Ruskinians and the new aesthetes -- Forgery and authenticity : historical documents, literary works, and paintings -- Conservators and agency : their role in the work -- Subtilising authorship : Rembrandt, scientific evidence, and modern connoisseurship -- Materialist, performance, or literary Shakespeare? -- Modes of editing literary works : conflicts in theory and practice -- Readers and editors : new directions in scholarly editing -- The editorial gaze and the nature of the work.
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Book British Museum
Conservation and Scientific Research Conservation & Scientific Research CC135.E38 2009 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available 00055365

Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-284) and index.

Introduction -- The witness of historic buildings and the restoration of the churches -- The new Ruskinians and the new aesthetes -- Forgery and authenticity : historical documents, literary works, and paintings -- Conservators and agency : their role in the work -- Subtilising authorship : Rembrandt, scientific evidence, and modern connoisseurship -- Materialist, performance, or literary Shakespeare? -- Modes of editing literary works : conflicts in theory and practice -- Readers and editors : new directions in scholarly editing -- The editorial gaze and the nature of the work.