Antiquary societies in the context of eighteenthcentury British literature.



The review considers some preconditions for the foundation of antiquary societies in the eighteenth century and their influence on British poetry; antiquarianism as a phenomenon that contributed to research in the fields of linguistics and literary history, history, sociology. A. Ramsay is also considered as a poet who popularized Scottish folk art and made a great contribution to the scholarly study of the Scottish heritage.


antiquarianism; antiquarian; antiquary; ballad; chorographic tradition; Allan Ramsey.

DOI: 10.31249/lit/2021.03.08

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