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

Donaldson, Christopher (2020) Rolling at a 'jog-trot pace':Ruskin's ethics of travel. The Ruskin Review, 14 (2). 21–31. ISSN 1745-3895

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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.

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