Franklin

The genius of John Ruskin; selections from his writings edited with an introd. by John D. Rosenberg.

Author/Creator:
Ruskin, John, 1819-1900.
Publication:
New York, G. Braziller [1963]
Format/Description:
Book
560 p. 22 cm.
Contents:
Introduction / by John D. Rosenberg
Art
Introduction
Modern painters
Definition of greatness in art
That the truth of nature is not to be discerned by the uneducated senses
Of truth of space
Of water, as pointed by Turner
Of the received opinions touching the "grand style"
Of the naturalist ideal
Of the pathetic fallacy
Of classical landscape
Of modern landscape
The mountain gloom
The lance of Pallas
The two boyhoods
Epilogue
Architecture
Introduction
The seven lamps of architecture: The lamp of truth ; The lamp of memory
The stones of Venice: The quarry ; The throne ; Torcello ; St. Mark's ; The nature of gothic ; Roman renaissance ; Grotesque renaissance
Society
Introduction
The two paths: Modern manufacture and design
Unto this last: The roots of honour ; The veins of wealth ; Ad valorem
The crown of wild olive: Traffic
Sesame and lilies: Of kings' treasuries
Solitude
Introduction
Sesame and lilies: The mystery of life and its arts
The queen of the air: Athena keramitis
Fors Clavigera: The white-thorn blossom ; Charitas ; Val di Nievole ; Benediction ; The squirrel cage: English servitude ; The Advent collect ; The Catholic prayer ; The fatherland ; Star law ; Our battle is immortal ; The convents of St. Quentin
Fiction, fair and foul: Essay I
The storm-cloud of the nineteenth century: Lecture I
Self
Introduction
Praeterita: Preface ; The springs of Wandel ; Herne-Hill almond blossoms ; Schaffhausen and Milan ; Papa and Mamma ; The col de la Faucille ; Quen tu, melpomene ; Fontainebleau ; The Simplon ; The grande chartreuse ; L'Esterelle ; Joanna's care
Chronology.
Notes:
Bibliography: p. [557]-560.
Local notes:
Athenaeum copy: Livezey Fund bookplate.
Contributor:
Rosenberg, John D.
OCLC:
362135
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