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Viljoen, Helen Gill

Overview
Works: 952 works in 1,007 publications in 1 language and 1,794 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  Diaries  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: PR5263, B
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Publications about Helen Gill Viljoen
Publications by Helen Gill Viljoen
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 467 libraries worldwide
A preface to our day by Dwight Leonard Durling( Book )
2 editions published between 1940 and 1946 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
A preface to our day; an invitation to thought, discussion, and writing by Dwight Leonard Durling( Book )
1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 80 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 70 libraries worldwide
Ruskin's backgrounds, friendships, and interests as reflected in the F.J. Sharp collection by Paul Klapper Library( Book )
4 editions published between 1965 and 1977 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
London, to John Ruskin by Edward Coley Burne-Jones( Archival Material )
in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Discussing the "divine defence of gipsies you have writ;" saying he is painting "some most beautiful pictures--much in advance of the age;" complaining about the "barbarous country of ours" and its treatment of "my dear arabs;" adding "I have turned arab, and my name is Fadl abu Mich [?]...so never say that the arabs haven't given a painter to the world because there's me."
Harristown, Ireland, to Joan Severn by Maria La Touche( Archival Material )
in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Discussing the political turmoil in Ireland under the rule of the National League; discussing the violent relationships between tenant farmers and landlords and how it is affecting them
place not specified, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( Archival Material )
in English and held by 6 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( Archival Material )
in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Discussing, at length, her preparations for the Church Bazaar
The Brantwood diary of John Ruskin, together with selected related letters and sketches of persons mentioned by John Ruskin( Book )
3 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
London, to John Ruskin by Edward Coley Burne-Jones( Archival Material )
3 editions published in 1878 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Saying he heard from a mutual friend that he [Ruskin] has been working too hard; inviting him to come for a visit; saying that he couldn't bear to see him ill again and couldn't imagine their lives without him
Lugano, to "Dear Joanie" [Joan Severn] by Francesca Alexander( Archival Material )
3 editions published in 1891 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Describing the preparations for and travel to the Alexander's summer residence in Lugano, and noting that Alexander's "Mammina," Lucia Gray Swett Alexander, "seems uncommonly well" after the journey. Asking after the health of Alexander's "Fratello," John Ruskin, and requesting that Severn will tell Alexander when she may write to him, hoping "that the time may come soon, when he will be so strong that [her] letters cannot hurt him; at least, now and then."
London, to Joan Severn by Maria La Touche( Archival Material )
2 editions published in 1881 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Saying how grieved she is to hear that Ruskin is ill again; asking "is it the same illness as before? I fear it must be serious as you were telegraphed for."
place not specified, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( Archival Material )
2 editions published in 1862 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Discussing his continuing ill humor; asking if she has seen the poems of Christina Rossetti and saying they are "very, very beautiful."
Brantwood, Coniston, to Jane Simon by Joan Severn( Archival Material )
2 editions published in 1878 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Discussing the loan of a Titian and a Gainsborough sketch to a show; saying that John is "quite hoarse and can hardly speak today with a rough sore throat;" adding how much she and "coz" enjoyed her letter
The first volume of John Ruskin's Modern Painters, in its relation to eighteenth and early ninteenth century thought by Helen Gill Viljoen( Computer File )
2 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
place not specified, to Joan Severn by Maria La Touche( Archival Material )
in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Thanking her for the invitation to call on Wednesday; inviting her to lunch on Friday; wishing her a Happy Christmas
The imperfect round : Helen Gill Viljoen's Life of Ruskin by James L Spates( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
[All' Abetone], to "Dear Joanie" [Joan Severn] by Francesca Alexander( Archival Material )
2 editions published in 1886 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Discussing the health of "Fratello," John Ruskin, and asking Severn to notify Alexander as soon Ruskin is well enough to receive letters
place not specified, to John Simon by John Ruskin( Archival Material )
2 editions published in 1862 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Arranging for a visit with him; talking of his health; saying he thinks he has the gout
 
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