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Sesame and Lilies Two Lectures Delivered at Manchester In 1864

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ISBN-10: 1116859319

ISBN-13: 9781116859317

Edition: N/A

Authors: John Ruskin

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List price: $11.99
Publisher: Creative Media Partners, LLC
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 164
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.35" tall
Weight: 0.374
Language: English

Ruskin was one of the most influential man of letters of the nineteenth century. An only child, Ruskin was born in Surrey. He attended Christ Church, Oxford, from 1839 to 1842. His ties to his parents, especially his mother, were very strong, and she stayed with him at Oxford until 1840, when, showing ominous signs of consumption, he left for a long tour of Switzerland and the Rhineland with both parents. His journeys to France, Germany, and, especially, Italy formed a great portion of his education. Not only did these trips give him firsthand exposure to the art and architecture that would be the focus of much of his long career; they also helped shape what he felt was his main interest,…