Ruskin And Gender
by Dinah Birch
For many years Ruskin has seemed, at best, a conservative thinker on gender roles. At worst, his lecture On Queens' Gardens from"Sesame and Lilies" was read as a"locus classicus" of Victorian patriarchal oppression. These essays challenge such assumptions, presenting a wide-ranging revaluation of Ruskin's place in relation to gender, and offering new perspectives on contin...more
Hardcover, 227 pages
Published September 6th 2002 by Palgrave MacMillan
(first published May 20th 2002)
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