A Joy For Ever

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A Joy For Ever (And Its Price in the Market)  (1857) 
by John Ruskin
Lectures originally published 1857.

"A JOY FOR EVER";
(AND ITS PRICE IN THE MARKET):
BEING
THE SUBSTANCE (WITH ADDITIONS)
OF
TWO LECTURES ON THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF ART,
Delivered at Manchester, July 10th and 13th, 1857.

BY

JOHN RUSKIN, LL.D.,

HONORARY STUDENT OF CHRIST CHURCH, AND HONORARY FELLOW
OF CORPUS CHRISTI COLLEGE, OXFORD.

"A thing of beauty is a joy for ever."—KEATS.

SIXTEENTH THOUSAND.
LONDON:
GEORGE ALLEN, 156, CHARING CROSS ROAD.
1904.
[All rights reserved]
Printed by BALLANTYNE, HANSON & CO.
At the Ballantyne Press

CONTENTS.[edit]

Preface to the re-issue of 1880

Preface to the 1857 edition

LECTURE I.

THE DISCOVERY AND APPLICATION OF ART

A Lecture delivered at Manchester, July 10th, 1857.


LECTURE II.

THE ACCUMULATION AND DISTRIBUTION OF ART

Continuation of the previous Lecture; delivered July 13th, 1857.

ADDENDA.

NOTE 1.—"FATHERLY AUTHORITY"

" 2.—"RIGHT TO PUBLIC SUPPORT"
" 3.—"TRIAL SCHOOLS"
" 4.—"PUBLIC FAVOUR"
" 5.—"INVENTION OF NEW WANTS"
" 6.—"ECONOMY OF LITERATURE"
" 7.—"PILOTS OF THE STATE"
" 8.—"SILK AND PURPLE"

SUPPLEMENTARY ADDITIONAL PAPERS.

EDUCATION IN ART

ART SCHOOL NOTES

SOCIAL POLICY

This work published before January 1, 1923 is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.