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Ruskin’s Style of Thought: Animating Redescription in the Late Writings

Marcus Waithe

in Thinking Through Style: Non-Fiction Prose of the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198737827
eISBN:
9780191801273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198737827.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

John Ruskin complained of being ‘called a “word painter” instead of a thinker.’ This chapter challenges the basis of that opposition, in claiming that Ruskin’s way of putting things is itself a ... More


Ending and Going On, 1914–15

Oliver Herford

in Henry James's Style of Retrospect: Late Personal Writings, 1890–1915

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198734802
eISBN:
9780191799310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198734802.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This last chapter examines the endings James achieved in his late personal writings, and the complementary forms of temporal and structural continuity these works sustain amongst themselves, in the ... More


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