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Viljoen, Helen Gill

Overview
Works: 1,232 works in 1,307 publications in 1 language and 2,076 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  Bibliography  Archives 
Roles: Author, Editor, Owner
Classifications: PR5263, 928.2
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Most widely held works by Helen Gill Viljoen
Ruskin's Scottish heritage, a prelude by Helen Gill Viljoen( Book )

8 editions published between 1956 and 1981 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A preface to our day by Dwight Leonard Durling( Book )

1 edition published in 1946 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A preface to our day; an invitation to thought, discussion, and writing by Dwight Leonard Druling( Book )

2 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Froude-Ruskin friendship, as represented through letters by James Anthony Froude( Book )

2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A preface to our day; thought and expression in prose by Dwight Leonard Durling( Book )

1 edition published in 1940 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ruskin's backgrounds, friendships, and interests as reflected in the F.J. Sharp collection by Paul Klapper Library( Book )

5 editions published between 1965 and 1977 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London, to John Ruskin by Edward Coley Burne-Jones( )

in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relating news of the family; updating him on his current painting; talking of Philip's [Burne-Jones] progress as a painter
London, to Joan Severn by Beatrice Harraden( )

in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thanking her for the "delightful time together in the Professor's [John Ruskin] library."
[Harristown], to Joan Severn by Maria La Touche( )

in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discussing, at length, her preparations for the Church Bazaar
place not specified, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( )

in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Declining her invitation to visit saying that the Patmores are coming today and he may be receiving Kingsley as well; asking if she might come to him; saying that he is "very much pleased with my own pictures after being among those Old Masters at Panshangar--though there's some notion of pleasantness in breakfasting under two Raphaels and a Paul Veronese--but I can breakfast off my pictures which is better."
Harristown, Ireland, to Joan Severn by Maria La Touche( )

6 editions published in 1883 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writing of her cousin's ill health and her stay with them at Harristown; writing of the rent strikes organised by the National [Land] League
[Italy], to "Dearest Joanie" [Joan Severn] by Francesca Alexander( )

5 editions published between 1886 and 1903 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concerning the health of Alexander's "Fratello," John Ruskin, and noting that his letters to Alexander "have been lately ... a little forgetful," but that "things were worse last year." Reminding Severn to "not take too much to heart anything that he says or does when not himself," and noting that "the cloud has been lifted even when all looked darkest, and [hoping] that it may be so now."
[Italy], to [Joan Severn] by Francesca Alexander( )

4 editions published in 1887 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relating a folktale told to Alexander by Polissena, concerning the baby Jesus being suckled by a young unmarried woman
[Italy], to "Dear Joanie" [Joan Severn] by Francesca Alexander( )

4 editions published in 1890 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acknowledging that, since Severn thinks "that it worries [Alexander's] Fratello (John Ruskin) to have [her] write to him, [she] will cease doing so." Asking Severn to tell Alexander "if he ever expresses a wish to hear from [her] again."
Lugano, to "Dear Joanie" [Joan Severn] by Francesca Alexander( )

3 editions published in 1891 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discussing the "last wish that [Alexander's "Mammina," Lucia Gray Swett Alexander] seems to have left in this world:" to have Alexander's Roadside Songs of Tuscany "put together and published ... just as it left [her] hand." Asking whether "it would be possible, ... who has the right to authorise it, [and] ... whether [her] Fratello [John Ruskin, is] so well now that his consent could be asked or given," and noting that the Alexanders "have no right nor property in those pages." Asking Severn to tell Alexander when she may write to Ruskin "without doing harm."
[Italy], to [Joan Severn] by Lucia Gray Swett( )

3 editions published in 1889 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inquiring after the mental health of John Ruskin, noting that Swett can "hardly understand if [Severn's] account of Him is encouraging or not." Assuring Severn that anything she discusses with the Alexanders "is as forgotten." Also describing the pronunciation of Illinois
[Harristown, Ireland], to Joan Severn by Maria La Touche( )

3 editions published between 1882 and 1886 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thanking her for her sock order; talking of the weather and the fact that it is "not a bit like summer;" relating news of her grandson, Ernest Ward, who is staying with her
London, to John Ruskin by Edward Coley Burne-Jones( )

3 editions published in 1878 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Telling him of the subscription that he and Morris have started to cover Ruskin's court costs during the Whistler trial; describing his experience as a witness on Ruskin's behalf at the trial
The imperfect round : Helen Gill Viljoen's Life of Ruskin by James L Spates( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first volume of John Ruskin's Modern Painters, in its relation to eighteenth and early ninteenth century thought by Helen Gill Viljoen( )

2 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The imperfect round : Helen Gill Viljoen's Life of Ruskin
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