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ISBN-13: 9780521109260
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 06/19/2009
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.99(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Note; Introduction; 1. The style of Ruskin; 2. Childhood; 3. First writings; 4. His own writings; 5. First sight of the Alps; 6. Switzerland; 7. Ruskin at Oxford; 8. The Rhone; 9. The Jura; 10. The alps; 11. Calais church; 12. The approach to Venice; 13. Venice as painted by Canaletti, Proust, Stanfield and Turner; 14. Venice; 15. St. Mark's Venice; 16. The interior of St. Mark's Venice; 17. Working days in Italy; 18. Gothic architecture; 19. Tombs; 20. The artist's work; 21. The great artist; 22. Greek art; 23. Fidelity in art; 24. Nature in childhood; 25. The sea; 26. Sea waves; 27. The colour of iron; 28. Pine-trees; 29. Water; 30. Grass; 31. The fly; 32. The fly and the dog - freedom and captivity; 33. The snake; 34. Birds; 35. The dove; 36. St George; 37. A sleeping beauty; 38. The bow of a boat; 39. Ships; 40. The fighting Téméraire; 41. The scapegoat; 42. Two windmills; 43. Steel-engraving; 44. Early reading; 45. Bible reading; Reading and writing; 45. Psalms; 46. Hymns; 47. The homes of Scott; 48. Sir Walter Scott; 49. Xenophon's Economicus; 50. The birthplace of St Bernard; 51. The family of Veronese; 52. Albert Dürer; 53. Turner's youth; 54. Frederick Walker; 55. Three architects; 56. Restoration; 57. A gentleman; 58. The use and abuse of money; 59. Recreation; 60. The merchant's trade; 61. Conventionalism in art; 62. Vocation and education; 63. Poverty; 64. Art and religion; 65. The pathetic fallacy; 66. Mind and body; 67. Fear; 68. The imperfection of all good art; 69. A confession of failure; 70. The sorrow of age; Index.

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