The Desire of My Eyes: The Life & Work of John Ruskin

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1 ago 1992 - 528 pagine

This "tour de force of analysis" (Joel Agee) examines the life and work of the prolific, visionary writer, painter and critic. Kemp finds in Ruskin's life -- which spanned the same years as Queen Victoria's and thus embodied the Victorian era itself -- a faithful mirror of the history and psychological evolution of his age.

 

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The desire of my eyes: the life and work of John Ruskin

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Artist, writer, and world traveler, Ruskin moved vigorously through Victorian times with a unique view of the way things were and a strong conviction regarding the way they should be. His ideas ... Leggi recensione completa

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Wolfgang Kemp is a cultural historian at the University of Marburg, Germany. He has taught and lectured widely in the United States.

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