Rosemary Hill: 18th-Century Gap Years, 24 June 2010
Show More The Society of Dilettanti: Archaeology and Identity in the British Enlightenment by Jason Kelly.
Yale, 366 pp., £40, January 2010, 978 0 300 15219 7Show More
“... 30 years ago, and their activities have been much discussed and documented since, most recently by Bruce Redford in his study Dilettanti (2008). Kelly’s contribution is to offer considerable and interesting detail about the various journeys, how they went, what was included, and how, in time, the Grecian taste began to spread. He also suggests, less ...”