Worse, these interchangeable parts can be bought and sold. More than an episodic cause, Jacobitism's persistence provoked a counter movement in Scotland, that of anti-Jacobitism, a wholly worthwhile area of study that has yet to be examined systematically and with intellectual rigour. It is by means of such observations that it endeavours to arrange and methodise all its ideas, and to reduce them into proper classes and assortments. Following some historical background on mourning jewellery fashioned with human hair and a definition of fetishism as it relates to mourning jewellery, I discuss Clarissa herself as fetish. Author Biography Neil Guthrie is a lawyer by profession and has published articles on Jacobite material culture, law and literary history, including 'Johnson's Touch-piece and the 'Charge of Fame': Personal and Public Aspects of the Medal in Eighteenth-Century Britain' in The Politics of Samuel Johnson edited by H.
The tracts on wigs betray anxieties about the way the worn thing can redefine not only what it means to possess but also what constitutes the individual doing the possessing. Nevertheless, the argument favouring a movement over a cause remains finely balanced but is shaded by the distinctive capacity of Scottish as against English or Irish Jacobitism to form alternative governments, nationally and locally in the course of major risings. All books are in clear copy here, and all files are secure so don't worry about it. Kings over the water will explore the fascinating hidden symbolism of these beautiful objects, created as part of a doomed political adventure whose tragic history continues to cast a romantic spell even today. Contrary to portrayals of Newton as an aloof scholar whose job at the Mint was a sinecure, this essay argues that Newton was alive to contemporary political debates and designed medals himself at the behest of senior ministers.
The wig's physical nature—the way it shuttles among different individuals, recomposing the body and its surfaces—erodes the boundaries that set the individual subject off from the world. A study of the amulets' lives beyond the locus of the museum also sheds light on the potential agency of such objects and the spatialities of magical materialities in an era of modernity. To implement his idea of presenting young Russia in the image of a mighty baby-hero from Classical mythology, Reynolds was looking for inspiration, and could find depictions of the infant Hercules strangling serpents in both modern and antique paintings and prints, as well as in coins and sculptures. Emanuel Swedenborg, Secret Agent on Earth and in Heaven: Jacobites, Jews and Freemasons in Early Modern Sweden. Art dealer and journalist were members of the Order, while poets and were drawn to the cause.
The Material Culture of the Jacobites. Drawing on Parliamentary debates, print polemics, and satirical prints, this essay traces the rhetorical erosion of seemingly categorical distinctions between human and animal, animate and inanimate, person and thing, in the controversy that arose around the 1796 imposition of a tax on dogs. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The tea smuggler, as Hoh-cheung Mui and Lorna Mui have noted, was indeed an important complement to his legal counterpart and as such contributed to the commercial expansion of the kingdom. Thomas Love Peacock drew on a fully-fledged anti-antiquarian discourse when he created the figures of Reverend Dr Folliott, Mr Chainmail, the roaring Welsh bard Seithenyn and Mr Derrydown.
But the significance of antiquarian activities reaches right into the quiddity of Romantic writing. Homes were furnished with novel goods, like clocks and earthenware teapots, the products of British industrial ingenuity. The individual is seen neither as a moral whole, nor as part of a larger social whole, but as an owner of himself. This article will explore a heretofore neglected aspect of the queen's political helmsmanship: the attempt to make her person and crown a focus for national i. Above all, was Jacobitism a sustained political movement or merely an episodic cause in Scotland? In early Tudor times, to speak ill of the monarch could risk execution, whereas by the end of the Stuart era, similar words could be dismissed with a shrug. The Order of the White Rose was founded in 1886 as a successor to the Cycle Club. This article examines the importance of material objects and their circulation, decor, cant and code as means of avoiding prosecution under sedition or treason legislation in the period from 1680 to 1760.
Rather than sidestep or reduce this problem, Defoe makes it the cornerstone of William's legitimacy, figuring his exceptional authority as a function of the aesthetic and historiographic strain he imposes on panegyrical poetry. In its portrayal of the gift economy, Clarissa investigates the unstable ideological power of donation, obligation, and reciprocity: while this economy supports the patriarchal household and enables its adaptability to changing material circumstances, in the hands of Clarissa herself it eventually serves as a weapon for the destruction of that household. They also found supporters within Parliament. © Cambridge University Press, 2008 and Cambridge University Press 2009. The portraits, both surviving and lost, are discussed in conjunction with contemporary travel literature of visits to Scotland and unpublished correspondence so as to represent the many discursive threads of tartan in the eighteenth century. Guthrie's highlighted themes and robust bibliography point the way forward for those who want to delve further into specificities of the subject matter. Jacobites started to stand as candidates for parliament.
Inasmuch as humanity is expressed and inheres in the relation people take to other creatures, the seeming superfluity of the dog embodies the essence of what allows, or enables, people to act as humans. Incorporating extensive research on classification systems and reception history as well as on literary forms themselves, the book shows how new ideas about the role and status of genre influenced not only authors but also publishers, editors, reviewers, and readers. Parliament had passed the in 1701 and the in 1704, which transferred to the , ending the line of Stuart monarchs. I will also highlight promotional events for Supremacy and Survival: How Catholics Endured the English Reformation. The group attracted Irish and Scottish Nationalists to its ranks.
The passage of this seemingly slight piece of legislation created impassioned debates about the nature and welfare of animals, about the rights of individuals to possess or keep property, and about the way the kinship felt for animals tampers with the seemingly self-evident borders of kind. Royals monitored talk they deemed dangerous in various ways: policing and surveillance, judicial intervention, political propaganda, and the crafting of new law. The various Neo-Jacobite societies are now represented by the. Through the sale of these objects, Lovett fostered a close working relationship with staff at the Wellcome Historical Medical Museum. It seeks to move the discussion of the use of such material in communicative and associative strategies beyond the realms of antiquarianism and connoisseurship to develop a theory of Jacobite material culture. But the search for this substance raises a series of questions.