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Rolling at a 'jog-trot pace': Ruskin's ethics of travel

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Published
<mark>Journal publication date</mark>9/09/2020
<mark>Journal</mark>The Ruskin Review
Issue number2
Volume14
Number of pages11
Pages (from-to)21–31
Publication StatusPublished
<mark>Original language</mark>English

Abstract

This article examines John Ruskin’s lifelong love of travelling by horse-drawn coach. I argue that this love of coach travel was based on more than just nostalgia or an antipathy for new modes of transport. Rather, I claim that Ruskin’s love of travelling by coach reflects an ethics of travel underpinned by a conviction about the importance of appreciating the vehicle in which one travelled and the world through which one passed.