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Creator:
Hewison, Robert, 1943-
Title(s):

Ruskin on Venice : "the paradise of cities" / Robert Hewison.

Published/Created:
New Haven : Yale University Press, c2009.
Physical Description:
xv, 459 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
PR5263 .H495 2009 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Italy -- Venice.
Art critics -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Authors, English -- 19th century -- Biography.
Ruskin, John, 1819-1900 -- Knowledge -- Venice (Italy)
Venice (Italy) -- Description and travel.
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  • Introduction
  • Ch. 1. Ruskin, the novice 1819-1836
  • Ch. 2. Turner's Venice, 1837-1841
  • Ch. 3. Past and present : Scott, Hugo and Carlyle, 1841-1844
  • Ch. 4. 1845
  • Ch. 5. "Restorer and revolutionist" : the politics of the Gothic revival, 1846-1849
  • Ch. 6. "A happy sojourn" : measuring the stones, 1849-50
  • Ch. 7. "Moral lessons derivable" : writing the stones, 1850-1853
  • Ch. 8. "A continual gospel" : reading the stones
  • Ch. 9. Venetian painters : "the Queen of Sheba crash," 1853-1860
  • Ch. 10. "St George's war" : 1860-1872
  • Ch. 11. "The dream of St Ursula" : 1872-Christmas 1876
  • Ch. 12. Saving St Mark's : January 1877-October 1888
  • Conclusion. The paradise of cities.