Great Ideas: On Art & Life

Author(s): John Ruskin


Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives and destroyed them. Now Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization, and helped make us who we are.


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John Ruskin was born in London in 1819. He became a towering literary figure in the nineteenth century, known for his writings on both art and on political economy. He became the first Slade Professor of Fine Art at Oxford University in 1869. John Ruskin died in 1900.

General Fields

  • : 9780141018959
  • : Penguin Books
  • : Penguin Books
  • : 0.074
  • : September 2004
  • : 181mm X 111mm X 6mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : John Ruskin
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : 709.4
  • : 112