CONTENTS

[Not included from print version:]

  • Note on references
  • Preface
  • List of Illustrations
  • Introduction

CHAPTER ONE: RUSKIN'S THEORY OF THE SISTER ARTS

  1. Ruskin and the tradition of ut pictora poesis
  2. The use and moral value of art
  3. Ruskin's conception of painting and poetry as expressive arts
  4. Conditions of the alliance
  5. Implications of the alliance

CHAPTER TWO: RUSKIN'S THEORIES OF BEAUTY

  1. Ruskin's refutation of "False Opinions Held concerning Beauty"
  2. Ruskin's theory of Typical Beauty
  3. Ruskin's theory of Vital Beauty

CHAPTER THREE: RUSKIN'S THEORIES OF THE SUBLIME AND PICTURESQUE

  1. Ruskin's theory of the sublime
  2. Two modes of the picturesque

CHAPTER FOUR: RUSKIN'S RELIGIOUS BELIEF

  1. Ruskin's Evangelical belief
  2. Loss of belief
  3. The return to belief
  4. Religion, man, and work

CHAPTER FIVE: RUSKlN AND ALLEGORY

  1. Ruskin and nineteenth-century attitudes toward allegory
  2. Ruskin's "language of types" and Evangelical readings of scripture
  3. Typological symbolism in the readings of Ruskin's childhood
  4. The Symbolical Grotesque — theories of allegory, artist, and imagination
  5. Myth as allegory
  6. Ruskin's allegorical interpretations of Turner
  7. "Constant art" and the allegorical ideal

Index


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