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Noah Heringman is Associate Professor of English at the University of Missouri. His previous books include Romantic Rocks, Aesthetic Geology (2004) and Romantic Science: The Literary Forms of Natural History (2003). He has published articles and chapters on Romantic poets, on the history of geology, and on Romanticism and the disciplines.
Table of Contents
List of Figures
Introduction: Knowledge Work and the Proliferation of Antiquities
Natural History and Antiquity
1. NBBeyond Patronage: Knowledge Work, Professional Ambition, and the Competing Narratives of theNBEndeavourNBVoyage
2. Campi Phlegraei and the Neapolitan Pursuit of "Most Remote Antiquity"
Greek Vases and Deep Time in Naples
3. Baron d'Hancarville, Sir William Hamilton, and the Collaborative Production of Antiquities
4. The Natural History of Art: Customs and Manners in The Collection of Etruscan, Greek and Roman Antiquities
5. "Their History, Written By Themselves": Ancient Religion, Deep Time, and Embedded History
Interlude: Classical to Gothic
6. Antiquarianism and the Science of Preservation: Jacob Schnebbelie, Richard Gough, and Gothic Antiquity
7. "The Whole of This Coast Is Composed of Ruins": Thomas Webster's Fieldwork on the Isle of Wight