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Syntactic Analyses 40: Ethics of the Dust, (John Ruskin) By John Ruskin
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Words of Wisdom: John Ruskin By Students' Academy
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John Ruskin was a great English critic of art, architecture, and society. He was also a highly gifted painter and a distinctive prose stylist. He was a kind of a Victorian Sage. His effective prose... More > writings were fundamentally aimed at bringing cultural and social change. Ruskin was a great thinker who shared his thoughts freely with his readers and listeners. He was also gifted with exceptional powers of perception and expression. All these virtues enabled him to produce some of the finest prose pieces. The emphatic and precise diction enabled him to convey the message to his readers and listeners. His thought provoking ideas, statements, and remarks were often discussed among the scholars of the time. Several of his statements, remarks, and lines have become very popular quotations. The present collection has hundreds of such enlightening thoughts which are sure to entertain and enlighten the prospective readers.< Less
Lectures on Landscape By John Ruskin
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Lectures on Art Series. Delivered at Oxford in Lent Term, 1871.
Proserpina, Volume II By John Ruskin
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Modern Painters : Volume III (Illustrated) By John Ruskin
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“I have been lately so often asked by friends on whose judgment I can rely, to permit the publication of another edition of "Modern Painters" in its original form, that I have at last... More > yielded, though with some violence to my own feelings; for many parts of the first and second volumes are written in a narrow enthusiasm, and the substance of their metaphysical and religious speculation is only justifiable on the ground of its absolute honesty. Of the third, fourth, and fifth volumes I indeed mean eventually to rearrange what I think of permanent interest, for the complete edition of my works, but with fewer and less elaborate illustrations: nor have I any serious grounds for refusing to allow the book once more to appear in the irregular form which it took as it was written, since of the art-teaching and landscape description it contains I have little to retrench, and nothing to retract.”< Less
Modern Painters : Volume II (Illustrated) By John Ruskin
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“I have been lately so often asked by friends on whose judgment I can rely, to permit the publication of another edition of "Modern Painters" in its original form, that I have at last... More > yielded, though with some violence to my own feelings; for many parts of the first and second volumes are written in a narrow enthusiasm, and the substance of their metaphysical and religious speculation is only justifiable on the ground of its absolute honesty. Of the third, fourth, and fifth volumes I indeed mean eventually to rearrange what I think of permanent interest, for the complete edition of my works, but with fewer and less elaborate illustrations: nor have I any serious grounds for refusing to allow the book once more to appear in the irregular form which it took as it was written, since of the art-teaching and landscape description it contains I have little to retrench, and nothing to retract.”< Less
Modern Painters : Volume I (Illustrated) By John Ruskin
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“I have been lately so often asked by friends on whose judgment I can rely, to permit the publication of another edition of "Modern Painters" in its original form, that I have at last... More > yielded, though with some violence to my own feelings; for many parts of the first and second volumes are written in a narrow enthusiasm, and the substance of their metaphysical and religious speculation is only justifiable on the ground of its absolute honesty. Of the third, fourth, and fifth volumes I indeed mean eventually to rearrange what I think of permanent interest, for the complete edition of my works, but with fewer and less elaborate illustrations: nor have I any serious grounds for refusing to allow the book once more to appear in the irregular form which it took as it was written, since of the art-teaching and landscape description it contains I have little to retrench, and nothing to retract.”< Less
Modern Painters : Volume IV (Illustrated) By John Ruskin
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“I have been lately so often asked by friends on whose judgment I can rely, to permit the publication of another edition of "Modern Painters" in its original form, that I have at last... More > yielded, though with some violence to my own feelings; for many parts of the first and second volumes are written in a narrow enthusiasm, and the substance of their metaphysical and religious speculation is only justifiable on the ground of its absolute honesty. Of the third, fourth, and fifth volumes I indeed mean eventually to rearrange what I think of permanent interest, for the complete edition of my works, but with fewer and less elaborate illustrations: nor have I any serious grounds for refusing to allow the book once more to appear in the irregular form which it took as it was written, since of the art-teaching and landscape description it contains I have little to retrench, and nothing to retract.”< Less
The King of the Golden River By John Ruskin
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The King of the Golden River (1851) by John Ruskin; Illustrated by Richard Doyle. "The King of the Golden River" is a delightful fairy tale told with all Ruskin's charm of style, his... More > appreciation of mountain scenery, and with his usual insistence upon drawing a moral. None the less, it is quite unlike his other writings. All his life long his pen was busy interpreting nature and pictures and architecture, or persuading to better views those whom he believed to be in error, or arousing, with the white heat of a prophet's zeal, those whom he knew to be unawakened. There is indeed a good deal of the prophet about John Ruskin. Though essentially an interpreter with a singularly fine appreciation of beauty, no man of the nineteenth century felt more keenly that he had a mission, and none was more loyal to what he believed that mission to be.< Less