John Ruskin's Correspondence with Joan Severn: Sense and Nonsense Letters, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

John Ruskin's Correspondence with Joan Severn

Sense and Nonsense Letters, 1st Edition

By Rachel Dickinson

Routledge

312 pages

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Description

This book is a collection of selected letters from the correspondence between John Ruskin and his cousin Joan (Agnew Ruskin) Severn. It explores the roles she occupied in Ruskin's life and home, comparing their epistolary relationship with those Ruskin shared with other.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Relational Roles: 'A Joanie to manage everything for me' 2. The Evolution of Baby-Talk: 'If ve'ed nevy learnt baby tawk' 3. Ruskin and Girls: 'Like a itie wee schoolgirl' 4. Letters 1864–88: Notes on Editorial Practice

Subject Categories

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FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / General
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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / General
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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Journalism
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LITERARY CRITICISM / General