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John Ruskin: The Early Years 1819-1859


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John Ruskin: The Early Years 1819-1859 - Hilton, Tim, Mr.
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This authoritative biography of John Ruskin, the most influential nineteenth-century critic of art and society, is the fruit of almost twenty years of research and the first to return to the original sources. It draws on the complete text of Ruskin's diaries and many thousands of unpublished letters and other documents to provide fresh insight into the background and content of Ruskin's numerous books. In this fascinating book, Hilton shows how the youthful art critic became a significant didactic writer, developing a ...

John Ruskin: The Early Years 1819-1859 1985, Yale University Press

ISBN-13: 9780300032987