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Ruskin, John 1819-1900

Works: 8,496 works in 22,935 publications in 14 languages and 231,109 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Fairy tales  Fiction  Essays  Lectures  Records and correspondence  Fantasy fiction 
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Roles: Author, Editor, Photographer, Illustrator, Author of introduction, Honoree, Contributor, Artist, Other, Dedicatee, Narrator, zxx, Collaborator
Classifications: PR5263, 828.809
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Sesame and lilies by John Ruskin( Book )

677 editions published between 1817 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Ruskin's 'Sesame and Lilies', first published in 1865, is a classic 19th-century statement on the natures and duties of men and women. This volume reunites the two halves of the work: 'Of Kings' Treasuries' and 'Of Queens' Gardens', along with essays placing the work in historical context
The seven lamps of architecture by John Ruskin( Book )

387 editions published between 1800 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 3,591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For other editions, see Author Catalog
The king of the Golden river by John Ruskin( Book )

410 editions published between 1841 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 3,443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The East Wind and the King of the Golden River turn two cruel brothers into black stones, but kindly Gluck, youngest in the family, is rewarded for his unselfishness
The stones of Venice by John Ruskin( Book )

145 editions published between 1851 and 1979 in English and held by 1,663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Treatise on architecture by John Ruskin. It was published in three volumes in 1851-53. Ruskin wrote the work in order to apply to the architecture of Venice the general principles enunciated in his The Seven Lamps of Architecture. Volume I, The Foundations, discusses architecture and its functional and ornamental aspects and presents a brief history of Venice. In Volume II, The Sea Stories, Ruskin discusses the Byzantine period and the climactic development of Venetian life, its Gothic period. In Volume III, The Fall, Ruskin puts forth his thesis that the onset of the Renaissance caused the city's architectural decline. Ruskin contended that Gothic architecture expressed "a state of pure national faith, and h domestic virtue" while Renaissance architecture expressed "concealed national infidelity, and h domestic corruption."--The Merriam-Webster Encyclopedia of Literature
Modern painters by John Ruskin( Book )

134 editions published between 1846 and 1956 in English and held by 1,271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These volumes include 87 collotype illustrations from art, many marked "artotype", copied from the English edition. Two printers were used for the plates, Harroun & Bierstadt, New York, and the Heliotype Printing Co., Boston. These volumes provide examples of how photomechanical processes were becoming used in art publication to reproduce an images originally published elsewhere. -- Hanson Collection Catalog, p. 61
"Unto this last" : four essays on the first principles of political economy by John Ruskin( Book )

179 editions published between 1862 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Going against the grain of capitalism, and advocating an economy founded on the Christian principles of honor, justice, and charity, the author, one of the most influential minds of the Victorian era, offers the essays "The roots of honour," "The veins of wealth," "Qui judicatis terram," and "Ad valorem."
The genius of John Ruskin by John Ruskin( Book )

31 editions published between 1963 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Genius of John Ruskin remains the only anthology that contains substantial portions of all Ruskin's major works. Rosenberg seeks to present an authentic portrait of Ruskin by stressing the five books that most richly display the temper of his mind: Modern Painters, The Stones of Venice, Unto This Last, Fors Clavigera, and Praeterita. Rosenberg has preserved the integrity of these works by presenting them in generous selections in the order in which they were written, and the collection thus offers a valuable study of the evolution of Ruskin's thought
The lamp of beauty; writings on art by John Ruskin( Book )

24 editions published between 1959 and 1995 in English and held by 1,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Ruskin was arguably the most important critic of the 19th century. His influence affected the course of British art and architecture and this book provides in a single volume his finest essays, teachings and appreciations of works of art
The queen of the air : being a study of the Greek myths of cloud and storm by John Ruskin( Book )

228 editions published between 1869 and 2012 in English and Japanese and held by 1,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The English social thinker John Ruskin's famous trilogy of lectures on the subject of Greek myths of 'Cloud and Storm': Athena Chalinitis (Athena in the Heavens), Athena Keramitis (Athena in the Earth) and Athena Ergane (Athena in the Heart)
Lectures on art by John Ruskin( Book )

140 editions published between 1870 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1869 Ruskin was appointed the Slade Professor of Fine Art at Oxford. His inaugural lectures, delivered between February 8th and March 23rd of 1870, focused on the limits and elementary practice of art, and were published in book form later that year. In the lectures, Ruskin offers his keen insights on art and its relation to religion, morality, and every day life, as well as a detailed analysis on the meaning of line, light, and color. Ruskin later called the lectures his most important piece of literary work
The elements of drawing by John Ruskin( Book )

60 editions published between 1857 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a comprehensive explanation of techniques for both the professional artist and the student
The crown of wild olive : four lectures on work, traffic, war, and the future of England by John Ruskin( Book )

156 editions published between 1868 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four lectures on work, traffic, war and the future of England
The ethics of the dust by John Ruskin( Book )

146 editions published between 1865 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1866 book is comprised of the lectures that Ruskin gave to various girls' schools on the fundamentals of mineralogy. Rather than in a lecture format, however, the information is conveyed in the form of a delightful dialogue between Ruskin and his students. Interesting and engaging
Beyond the looking glass : extraordinary works of fantasy and fairy tale by Jonathan Cott( Book )

2 editions published between 1973 and 1985 in English and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes ten famous works, including "The King of the Golden River" by John Ruskin, "The Golden Key" by George MacDonald, and "Goblin Market" by Christina Rossetti
The elements of drawing : in three letters to beginners by John Ruskin( Book )

149 editions published between 1857 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Ruskin shaped generations of artists, art critics and historians' understanding of how art works. He was the preeminent critic of his time, and a fine artist in his own right. In The Elements of Drawing, Ruskin explains how to draw and how to look at the drawings of others, in a wonderful primer on line, tone, weight, color, and composition. Fully illustrated by the author, to demonstrate the techniques he describes, The Elements of Drawing was and is one of the all-time classics in art and art history. This edition is a facsimile reproduction of the original 1857 work, with all Ruskin's original art included, as well as his comprehensive list of resources and works any young artist should study
Selections and essays by John Ruskin( Book )

10 editions published between 1918 and 2013 in English and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A leading art patron, lecturer, and author of the Victorian era, John Ruskin was also one of the period's foremost art and social critics. This anthology features excerpts from some of his best-known books, including Modern Painters and The Stones of Venice, on the subjects he held most dear: nature, art, and society
Lectures on architecture and painting, delivered at Edinburgh in November 1853 by John Ruskin( Book )

97 editions published between 1854 and 2007 in English and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mornings in Florence by John Ruskin( Book )

136 editions published between 1875 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Subtitled Being Simple Studies on Christian Art for English Travellers," Ruskin uses this 1877 work to advise pilgrims to Italy on what works of art to see during a limited time. His casual stroll conducts readers through the gates and basilicas of the city to ponder the genius of Giotto, Ghirlandajo, Boticelli, and others
The two paths : being lectures on art and its application to decoration and manufacture, delivered in 1858-9 by John Ruskin( Book )

107 editions published between 1859 and 2004 in English and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The Two Paths, Ruskin connects his theories of art with economic and practical life. The central theme of Ruskin's theories of art was that contented individuals-working within a just society and striving to capture the essence of nature-produce fine and noble art, while corrupt and despondent individuals-working within an unjust society and relying on the tools of the machine age-produce inferior art. Ruskin's essays anticipate and complement theoretical approaches by critics such as Walter Benjamin, Theodor Adorno, and Max Horkheimer. Offering a reconsideration of the rhetorical tradition from a visual perspective, this Prospects in Visual Rhetoric Critical Edition is the only edition of The Two Paths currently in print. The introductions and annotations were designed to facilitate critical discussions of Ruskin's theories of art, his role as a social reformer, his visual rhetoric, and the historical/political contexts of his work. The editor's notes define names and cultural allusions in the text, which also includes all appendices and Ruskin's own introduction and illustrations
Unto this last, and other writings by John Ruskin( Book )

75 editions published between 1800 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The most influential art theorist and critic of his age, an outstanding man of letters, a sensitive painter and draughtsman, Ruskin's social criticism shocked and angered the establishment and many of his admirers. First and foremost an outcry against injustice and inhumanity, 'Unto this last' is also a closely argued assault on the science of political economy, which dominated the Victorian period. Ruskin was a profoundly conservative man who looked back to the Middle Ages as a Utopia, yet his ideas had a considerable influence on the British socialist movement. And in making his powerful moral and aesthetic case against the dangers of unhindered industrialization he was strangely prophetic. This volume shows the astounding range and depth of Ruskin's work, and in an illuminating introduction the editor reveals the consistency of Ruskin's philosophy and his adamant belief that questions of economics, art and science could not be separated from questions of morality. In Ruskin's words, 'There is no wealth but life'"--Back cover
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The seven lamps of architectureThe king of the Golden river"Unto this last" : four essays on the first principles of political economyThe genius of John RuskinThe lamp of beauty; writings on artThe queen of the air : being a study of the Greek myths of cloud and stormLectures on artThe elements of drawing