Ruskin’s major texts


In the last chapters of MP 5, Ruskin gives a long


One result of this was the monstrous growth of London, which comprenait la scene de  l’enfance de Turner, which Turner describes in the 10th chapter of the 7th part of MP, to be found in  the 5th volume



He is revealed   beauty in nature but of what use ?

Contemplative landscape

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Ruskin attributes to Turner a greater perception than he might have had  in realty of the negative effects of the industrial revolution






It is here then, among these deserted vales! Not among men. Those pale, poverty-struck, or cruel faces;—that multitudinous, marred humanity—are not the only things that God has made.


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