Released on 10 MAY 2012
'For as I look deeper into the mirror, I find myself a more curious person than I had thought.'
- The first major new edition of Ruskin's autobiography since 1908.
- One of the most important and influential men of his day, in his autobiography Ruskin covers many of the topics in which he was pre-eminent: art, architecture, J. M. W. Turner, nature, politics, travel, with a fascinating account of his childhood and intellectual development.
- Includes passages excised from the first printed editions.
- Introduction sets the autobiography in the context of Ruskin's life in the 1880s at the time of writing and discusses its fractured nature and unique style.
- Thorough explanatory notes provide details of Ruskin's many references and allusions.
- Glossary of Persons Mentioned provides a gazetteer of Ruskin's social and intellectual circle and the first proper update of his family history since 1956.
9780192802415 | £10.99 | 10 May 2012
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