This cultural examine finds the interdependence among British Aestheticism and late-Victorian social-reform routine. Following their mentor John Ruskin who believed in art's energy to civilize the negative, cultural philanthropists promulgated a faith of good looks as they recommended sensible schemes for tenement reform, university-settlement schooling, Sunday museum commencing, and excessive Anglican revival. even though topic to novelist's ambivalent, even satirical, representations, missionary aesthetes however constituted an influential social community, imbuing fin-de-siecle inventive groups with political objective and political lobbies with aesthetic sensibility.
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