Modern Painters Volume II

Author: John Ruskin
Published: 1873
Language: English
Wordcount: 94,511 / 283 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 59.1
LoC Category: ND
Downloads: 1,348
Added to site: 2009.09.05
mnybks.net#: 25205
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Art, Criticism
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Containing Part III., Sections I. and II. of The Imaginative and Theoretic Faculties.

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158 § 18. Instances of absence of imagination.--Claude, Gaspar Poussin. 158 § 19. Its presence.--Salvator, Nicolo Poussin, Titian, Tintoret. 159 § 20. And Turner. 160 § 21. The due function of Associative imagination with respect to nature. 161 § 22. The sign of imaginative work is its appearance of absolute truth. 161

CHAPTER III.

--Of Imagination Penetrative.

§ 1. Imagination penetrative is concerned not with the combining but apprehending of things. 163 § 2. Milton's and Dante's description of flame. 163 § 3. The imagination seizes always by the innermost point. 164 § 4. It acts intuitively and without reasoning. 165 § 5. Signs of it in language. 165 § 6. Absence of imagination, how shown. 166 § 7. Distinction between imagination and fancy. 166 § 8. Fancy how involved with imagination. 168 § 9. Fancy is never serious. 169 § 10. Want of seriousness

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