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The Last Half of Ruskin’s Working Life was dedicated to outlining a society worth living in, Here are some of those proposals.

118: “The Effeminate Sentimentality of Ruskin”

After 1860, the year in which the essays of Unto this Last were first published, Ruskin rankled. As we have learned, he had concluded that his early books (Modern Painters, The Seven Lamps of Architecture, The Stones of Venice) had been, at their best, … Continue reading

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