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Character’s Origin and Accretion in Ruskin’s Lamp of Memory | Gabrielle Ruddick

Character’s Origin and Accretion in Ruskin’s Lamp of Memory | Gabrielle Ruddick

This essay provides a close reading of the term “character” in Ruskin’s “Lamp of Memory” in The Seven Lamps of Architecture. Ruskin gives the word…

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Safeguarding Venice: Giacomo Boni and John Ruskin | Myriam Pilutti Namer

Safeguarding Venice: Giacomo Boni and John Ruskin | Myriam Pilutti Namer

The essay concerns the relationship between John Ruskin and the young Giacomo Boni. Trained as an architect in Venice during his youth, Boni became mostly…

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Changing Brantwood | Howard Hull

Changing Brantwood | Howard Hull

In reflection of the owner’s personal circumstances, Brantwood, the home of Victorian critic John Ruskin (1819–1900), underwent radical and almost continuous development during the twenty-eight…

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