- Paying Attention. Prozesky, Stella // International Journal of the Book;2012, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p1
This paper will show how Victorian, modern and post modern theory endorse close reading. It will open with Ruskin's grave 1864 admonition to readers: remember that there are very many books and we are free to choose from among them, but, '[l]ife is short... have you measured this short life? Do...
- Thoughts. // Real Simple;May2007, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p46
The article presents a quotation from the book "The Stones of Venice," by John Ruskin. The quotation asserts that most of the beautiful things in the world like peacock and lilies are the most useless.
- Quiet Moments. // Catholic Digest;May2010, Vol. 74 Issue 7, p106
The article presents quotations for each day of May including one from John Ruskin, a critic from the 19th century, on the reward for labor, one from St. Francis de Sales on keeping quiet and Martina McBride, an American country singer, on making the world a better place.
- "A Mild and Massive Sphinx" Wells, H. G. // New Republic;10/10/23, Vol. 36 Issue 462, p172
Focuses on Frederick William Sanderson, a teacher at a school in Great Britain. Information on his academic and family background; Description of Sanderson's appearance in a photograph; Information on hobbies; Criticism of English ideals and the righteousness of English commerce and...
- Who'd have thought it? Hanks, Robert // New Statesman;8/24/2009, Vol. 138 Issue 4963, p40
The article examines the success of the Great Ideas book series that was introduced by the publishing company Penguin Press. The series took numerous out-of-copyright texts from genres such as philosophy and political commentary and reissued them. The idea was originally posited by Simon Winder,...
- "Read with Attention": John Cassell, John Ruskin, and the History of Close Reading. SELBIN, JESSE CORDES // Victorian Studies;Spring2016, Vol. 58 Issue 3, p493
Before the rise of New Criticism and outside its institutions, prominent Victorians promoted close reading and critical thought as the backbone of mass education. Among them, John Cassell and John Ruskin incorporated literary-critical protocols as integral components of the pedagogical programs...
- Ruskin's `Unto This Last' (1862): A reconsideration. Osborne, John W. // Modern Age;Winter92, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p158
Examines the character of John Ruskin through his book, `Unto This Last'. Ruskin's social and economic views; Relevance of his views; Ruskin's philosophy; Political creed; Views of society and art; Implications of his ideas.
- DICKENS'S READING OF RUSKIN. O'Gorman, Francis // Notes & Queries;Jun2004, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p160
The article presents some remarks about Charles Dickens work. It views that according to Philip Collins, Dickens is recorded as having read John Ruskin's "Seven Lamps of Architecture" only and if it is true, then it was not for lack of opportunity. Ruskin had got the copies of the three volumes...
- Lancaster's tribute to Ruskin. Hills, Ann // History Today;Apr95, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p2
Reports on a major project led by Professor Michael Wheeler at Lancaster University in England focusing on John Ruskin, Victorian critic, artist, educationalist and visionary. Ruskin Collection project to house Ruskin's books, manuscripts, drawings and diaries; Publication of `Ruskin and...