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The Works of John Ruskin By John Ruskin

The Works of John Ruskin by John Ruskin


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This eleventh volume of the magisterial Library Edition (1903-1912) of the works of John Ruskin contains Volume 3 of The Stones of Venice.

The Works of John Ruskin Summary

The Works of John Ruskin by John Ruskin

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 both by and about Ruskin. This eleventh volume contains Volume 3 of The Stones of Venice.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Bibliographical note; The Stones of Venice, Vol. III; Part I. Third, or Renaissance, Period: 1. Early renaissance; 2. Roman renaissance; 3. Grotesque renaissance; 4. Conclusion; Epilogue; Author's appendix.

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NLS9781108008594
9781108008594
1108008593
The Works of John Ruskin by John Ruskin
New
Paperback
Cambridge University Press
2010-02-18
524
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