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The Works of John Ruskin 2 Part Volume : Volume 35, Praeterita and Dilecta - John Ruskin

The Works of John Ruskin 2 Part Volume

Volume 35, Praeterita and Dilecta

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The influence of John Ruskin (1819-1900), both on his own time and on artistic and social developments in the twentieth century, cannot be over-stated. He changed Victorian perceptions of art, and was the main influence behind 'Gothic revival' architecture. As a social critic, he argued for the improvement of the condition of the poor, and against the increasing mechanisation of work in factories, which he believed was dull and soul-destroying. The thirty-nine volumes of the Library Edition of his works, published between 1903 and 1912, are themselves a remarkable achievement, in which his books and essays - almost all highly illustrated - are given a biographical and critical context in extended introductory essays and in the 'Minor Ruskiniana' - extracts from letters, articles and reminiscences by and about Ruskin. This thirty-fifth volume, in two parts, contains Praeterita, Ruskin's autobiography, and Dilecta, his own published selection of his letters.

Introduction
Bibliographical note
Praeterita
The springs of Wandel
Herne Hill almond blossoms
The banks of Tay
Under new tutorships
Parnassus and Plynlimmon
Schaffhausen and Milan
Papa and mama
Vester, Camenae
The col de la Faucille
Quem tu, Melpomene
Christ Church choir
Roslyn chapel
Praeterita
Of age
Rome
Cumae
Fontainebleau
The Simplon
The Campo Santo
Macugnaga
The state of Denmark
The feasts of the Vandals
Crossmount
L'hotel du Mont Blanc
Otterburn
Praeterita
The Grande Chartreuse
Mont Velan
L'Esterelle
Joanna's care
Dilecta: Preface
Reminiscences of Turner
The History of the 'T©m©raire'
The author's genealogy
Appendix
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ISBN: 9781108014892
ISBN-10: 1108014895
Series: Cambridge Library Collection - Works of John Ruskin
Audience: Professional
Format: Multi-Copy Pack
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 832
Published: 18th February 2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 32.5 x 25.0  x 6.8
Weight (kg): 1.4