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Author Frost, Mark
Title The Lost Companions and John Ruskins Guild of St George : A Revisionary History
Imprint London : Anthem Press, 2014
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Series Anthem Nineteenth-Century Series ; v.1
Anthem Nineteenth-Century Series
Note The Lost Companions and John Ruskin's Guild of St George -- Title -- Copyright -- CONTENTS -- LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS -- PREFACE -- FREQUENTLY CITED SOURCES -- INTRODUCTION -- 'Delivering Knights' -- New Ground -- 'The Pathetic Dream' -- Towards Polyphony: Back to the Land -- Chapter One ROOT -- Springs -- The Forming Time -- Ultra-Toryism -- Eternal Toryism -- The Denmark Hill Oikos -- 'No Life Ought to Have Phantoms to Lay' -- Interwoven Temper -- The Trees of Eden -- Finding Faith -- Providential Government -- Venice -- A Political Writer -- Charitas -- Education -- Sacred Earth -- Chapter Two GLIMPSING EDEN: 1867- 70 -- The Deluge -- A Larger Eden -- The Nation's Future -- On the Brink -- Chapter Three 'AT LEAST A BEGINING': 1871-75 -- 'A Legitimate Businessman': George Allen & Co. (1871-1914) -- Force, Fortitude, and Fortune: Fors Clavigera (1871-83) -- 'The First Object of All Work' -- Glass Pockets, National Stores -- Bewdley and Legalities -- St Giles (1872) -- Margaret's Well: Wandel Cleansing (1872-84?) -- The Paddington Tea Shop (1874-76) -- Companionship -- A Mysterious Company -- Dragon Slayers -- An Ideal Road: Hinksey (1874-75) -- 1874: Anxious Times -- Barmouth, 1874 -- The End of the Beginning -- Chapter Four OPPORTUNITIES: 1875-77 -- Old Projects, Old Problems -- The Guild Museum -- The Swans -- The People's Museum -- A Company Creed -- Militant Companions -- 'A Grave Thing to Take a Man from His Business' -- Spinning Yarns: Egbert Rydings -- Trials -- Companionship -- Barmouth: 'The First Bit of Ground' -- The Sheffield Communists -- Life on the Farm -- Trouble in Paradise -- Totley and the Trustees -- The Museum -- Shepherd's Library -- The Guild -- Chapter Five DREAMS AND NIGHTMARES: 1878-81 -- 'The Dream' -- Totley: End of Phase 1 -- A Disciple Of Whitman: William Harrison Riley (Fig. 3) -- St George's Farm
Downhill: Totley Phase 2 -- Bewdley, 1878 -- 'My Dear Graham' -- Cloughton Pioneers -- 'Unable to Attend to Business of that Nature' -- James Burdon's Trial -- St George's Mill, 1878 -- The National Store -- An Organisation -- Chapter Six THE LONG DECLINE AND THE GREAT DISPUTE: 1882-1900 -- Swansong -- May Queens -- Susan Miller -- Huddersfield -- Thomson and Rydings: Companion Weavers? -- Langdale -- 'Unpardonable Defects' -- Dirty Linen -- 'Best to Pay Him Off ' -- 'A "Companions Militant" Point of View' -- AFTERWORD -- Appendix COMPANIONS OF THE GUILD OF ST GEORGE: EARLY LISTS -- March 1876 Companions Roll: 32 Companions (Cook and Wedderburn, 34.703) -- 1876 Diary List of Companions: 37 Companions (Ruskin Library, MS 20, p.103v, p. 104v) -- December 1883 Companions List: 41 Companions (Fors Clavigera, Letter 93 -- Cook and Wedderburn, 29.477) -- Members of the Guild 1884 (appended to Trustee's Report 1883): 57 Companions (Cook and Wedderburn, 30.86) -- NOTES -- Introduction -- Chapter One Roots -- Chapter Two Glimpsing Eden: 1867-70 -- Chapter Three 'At Least a Beginning': 1871-75 -- Chapter Four Opportunities: 1875-77 -- Chapter Five Dreams and Nightmares: 1878-81 -- Chapter Six The Long Decline and the Great Dispute: 1882-1900 -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- INDEX
This major new work, based on significant new material on Ruskin's Guild of St George, offers the first authoritative work on this important venture in Ruskin's late career in social, cultural, and environmental action
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Frost, Mark The Lost Companions and John Ruskins Guild of St George : A Revisionary History London : Anthem Press,c2014 9781783082834
Subject Ruskin, John, -- 1819-1900.;Guild of St. George
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