Item Number: 106145
Title: Securing the Past : Conservation in Art, Architecture and Literature
Author: Eggert, Paul
Price: Not Available
Description: New York, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. 24cm., hardcover, 290pp. illus. Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. The witness of historic buildings and the restoration of the churches; 3. The new Ruskinians and the new aesthetes; 4. Forgery and authenticity: historical documents, literary works and paintings; 5. Conservators and agency: their role in the work; 6. Subtilising authorship: Rembrandt, scientific evidence and modern connoisseurship; 7. Materialist, performance or literary Shakespeare?; 8. Modes of editing literary works: conflicts in theory and practice; 9. Readers and editors: new directions in scholarly editing; 10. The editorial gaze and the nature of the work; Bibliography.
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