skip to content

Ruskin, John 1819-1900

Overview
Works: 7,291 works in 22,157 publications in 17 languages and 223,979 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Juvenile works  Fiction  Essays  Fairy tales  Lectures  Conference papers and proceedings  Records and correspondence 
Subject Headings:
Roles: Author, Editor, Photographer, Illustrator, Author of introduction, Contributor, Honoree, Other, Dedicatee, Artist, Narrator, zxx, Collaborator
Classifications: PR5252,
Publication Timeline
Key
Publications about John Ruskin
Publications by John Ruskin
Publications by John Ruskin, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about John Ruskin
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Most widely held works by John Ruskin
The seven lamps of architecture by John Ruskin( Book )
503 editions published between 1800 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 4,025 libraries worldwide
For other editions, see Author Catalog
Sesame and lilies by John Ruskin( Book )
605 editions published between 1817 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,590 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 a lecture delivered in the theatre of the Royal College of Science in Dublin in 1868 titled "The Mystery of Life and Its Arts"
Modern painters by John Ruskin( Book )
718 editions published between 1800 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 3,524 libraries worldwide
Ruskin, the Victorian-era British writer whose work had a profound influence on artists, art historians, and writers both during his life and after, wrote Modern Painters in five separate volumes published between 1843 and 1860. It is, among other things, an evaluation of individual painters, a religious statement, a discourse on nature, and a splendid example of Victorian prose style. The original text has been abridged into this one-volume edition, which preserves the essential points of Ruskin's argument and provides the modern reader with a satisfying sample of Ruskin's justly acclaimed prose
The king of the Golden river by John Ruskin( Book )
398 editions published between 1841 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 3,262 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
"Unto this last" : four essays on the first principles of political economy by John Ruskin( Book )
358 editions published between 1800 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,398 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
The crown of wild olive, and the cestus of Aglais by John Ruskin( Book )
404 editions published between 1800 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,391 libraries worldwide
This 1866 collection of essays on Work," Traffic," and War," begins with a preface condemning the human depletion of nature for what Ruskin saw as valueless gains. In this way, mining the ground for metals, water, and other resources parallels the work of the three lecture topics all is done for the money. But what Ruskin wants to know is what the ultimate effect and product of their work is?
The stones of Venice by John Ruskin( Book )
172 editions published between 1851 and 1979 in English and held by 1,758 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
Mornings in Florence by John Ruskin( Book )
293 editions published between 1871 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,362 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 genius of John Ruskin by John Ruskin( Book )
31 editions published between 1963 and 2000 in English and held by 1,216 libraries worldwide
No figure among the Victorians surpasses John Ruskin in magnitude of genius, modernity of message, or mastery of prose. Yet for the first half-century after his death in 1900, his genius lay largely undiscovered. First published in 1963, John D: Rosenberg's The Genius of John Ruskin aimed to make Ruskin's ideas and writings accessible to the modern, and it quickly became a classic. Long out of print, this important anthology is now available with a new foreword and an expanded and updated bibliography that takes into account recent directions in Ruskin scholarship
The lamp of beauty; writings on art by John Ruskin( Book )
26 editions published between 1959 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,168 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 )
227 editions published between 1869 and 2012 in English and Japanese and held by 1,131 libraries worldwide
In a unique 1869 take on Greek mythology, the influential Victorian-Edwardian sage considers the myth of the goddess Athena. Ruskin asks us to consider Athena in the heavens, the earth, and the heart" as a vital force in the material world channeled by those leading virtuous lives and also as the directress of the imagination and will."
The elements of drawing by John Ruskin( Book )
88 editions published between 1857 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,101 libraries worldwide
Provides a comprehensive explanation of techniques for both the professional artist and the student
Lectures on art by John Ruskin( Book )
143 editions published between 1870 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,088 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
Fors clavigera: letters to the workmen and labourers of Great Britain by John Ruskin( Book )
138 editions published between 1800 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,082 libraries worldwide
The ethics of the dust : ten lectures to little housewives on the elements of crystallisation by John Ruskin( Book )
203 editions published between 1865 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 984 libraries worldwide
Sesame and lilies, and The queen of the air by John Ruskin( Book )
166 editions published between 1864 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 946 libraries worldwide
John Ruskin's Sesame and Lilies, first published in 1865, stands as a classic nineteenth-century statement on the natures and duties of men and women. The two lectures are 'Of Kings' Treasuries', in which Ruskin critiques Victorian manhood, and 'Of Queens' Gardens', in which he counsels women to take their places as the moral guides of men and urges the parents of girls to educate them to this end
Lectures on architecture and painting, delivered at Edinburgh in November 1853 by John Ruskin( Book )
154 editions published between 1845 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 890 libraries worldwide
The political economy of art : being the substance (with additions) of two lectures delivered at Manchester, July 10th and 13th, 1857 by John Ruskin( Book )
183 editions published between 1857 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 864 libraries worldwide
The elements of drawing : in three letters to beginners by John Ruskin( Book )
154 editions published between 1857 and 2012 in English and German and held by 806 libraries worldwide
Selections and essays by John Ruskin( Book )
13 editions published between 1918 and 2013 in English and held by 785 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
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Alternative Names
a Graduate of Oxford
Author of Modern painters
Author of Modern painters 1819-1900
Con Raskin
Džon Raskin
Džonas Raskinas
Džons Raskins
Graduate of Oxford
Graduate of Oxford 1819-1900
Ioannes Ruskin
John Ruskin
John Ruskin angielski krytyk i teoretyk sztuki
John Ruskin auteur, poète, artiste et critique d’art britannique
John Ruskin Brits schrijver
John Ruskin englischer Schriftsteller, Maler, Kunsthistoriker und Sozialphilosoph
John Ruskin scrittore, pittore e poeta britannico
Kata Phusin
Luojinsi, Yuehan.
Modern painters, Author of
Modern painters, Author of 1819-1900
Phusin, Kata
Phusin, Kata 1819-1900
Rasukin, Jon
Rasukin, Jon 1819-1900
Rëskin, Dzhon
Rëskin, Dzhon 1819-1900
Reskin'', Džon''.
Rŏsŭkʻin
Rŏsŭkʻin 1819-1900
Rosukin, John
Ruskin.
Ruskin 1819-1900 Mr
Ruskin, J.
Ruskin, J. 1819-1900
Ruskin, J. (John), 1819-1900
Ruskin, John
Ruskin (John), Mr, 1819-1900
Ruskin, Mr. (John), 1819-1900
Τζον Ράσκιν
Джон Раскін
Джон Ръскин
Раскин Д. 1819-1900
Рескин, Д., 1819-1900
Рёскин, Джон, 1819-1900
Рёскин, Джон английский писатель, художник, теоретик искусства, литературный критик и поэт
Џон Раскин
Ջոն Ռասքին
ג'ון ראסקין
ראסקין, ג'ון, 1819-1900
جان راسکین
جان رسکن
جون راسكن
ژۆهن روسکن
जॉन रस्किन
ਜੌਨ ਰਸਕਿਨ
ജോൺ റസ്കിൻ
จอห์น รัสคิน
ჯონ რესკინი
라스킨, 죤 1819-1900
러스킨, 존 1819-1900
러스킨, 죤 1819-1900
루스킨, 존 1819-1900
존 러스킨
ジョン・ラスキン
ラスキン, ジョン
ラスキン, ジョン 1819-1900
ラスキンジョン
ラスキンジョン 1819-1900
约翰·拉斯金
Languages
English (4,895)
French (69)
German (62)
Spanish (45)
Italian (26)
Japanese (17)
Chinese (12)
Esperanto (8)
Icelandic (6)
Russian (5)
Latin (3)
Marathi (2)
Turkish (2)
Afrikaans (2)
Bengali (1)
Persian (1)
Malayalam (1)
Covers
Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.