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Ruskin Review

The Ruskin Review is our biannual journal, published in Spring and Autumn. It features research articles in the field of Ruskin studies, reviews and news from the Museum and other Ruskin organisations.

Before it became a biannual production in 2009, the Ruskin Review (previously known as 'Ruskin Review and Bulletin') had three issues per volume: one per term, in Autumn, Spring and Summer. It continues to feature Ruskin Incidentally/Incidentally Ruskin, an ongoing series of extracts featuring John Ruskin, taken from unlikely sources.

Latest Edition

Volume 14

No. 1, Spring/Summer 2018

Editor: Alan Davis, Managing Editor: Jen Shepherd

Contents

  • Nicholas Shrimpton, Ruskin and his Critics (Mikimoto Memorial Ruskin Lecture 2017)
  • Cynthia Gamble, John Ruskin’s Response to Contemporaneous French Art
  • Chris Pool, Ruskin and his Genevan Pro-papa
  • James S. Dearden, Further Additions to the Catalogue of Books in John Ruskin's Library
  • Stephen Wildman, Ruskin Bibliography 2017
  • Review of Stephen Kite, Shadow-Makers: A Cultural History of Shadows in Architecture [Stephen Wildman]

Past Issues

Explore past Ruskin Review issues below. You can download the details of our earlier Ruskin Programme Bulletin (1993-2003) here (Word document).

  • Volume 13 (2017)

    ‌Volume 13

    No. 2 - Autumn 2017

    Editor: Alan Davis, Managing Editor: Jen Shepherd

    Contents

    • Jeffrey Richards, Stephen Wildman: a Tribute
    • Stephen Wildman, Twenty Years On
    • Tony Hilton, Ruskin and Lord Lindsay 
    • Thomas Hughes, ‘Drawing’ and ‘colour’ in Ruskin’s drawings and art writing, c.1840-1866
    • Sara Atwood, ‘Syllable by syllable’: Ruskin and the Art of Language
    • G.L. Pane, Ruskin and Darwin’s natural affinities 
    • Incidentally Ruskin, No. 24 (contributed by Cynthia Gamble)
    • Review of Keith Hanley & Caroline S. Hull's John Ruskin’s Continental Tour 1835: The Written Records and Drawings [Ray Haslam]
    • Review of Sally Goldsmith's Thirteen Acres: John Ruskin and the Totley Communists [Sara Atwood]
    • Review of David Peacock's ‘Three-corneredest of Chaplains’: John Ruskin and the Revd J.P. Faunthorpe [Sara Atwood]

    Plus Alan Davis' A Seafax in Sheffield.


    No. 1 - Spring 2017

    Editor: Alan Davis, Managing Editor: Jen Shepherd

    Contents

    • Richard Britton, ‘Behold the twilight sanguine stain’: the tension between alliteration-consonance and imagery and the theology of Ruskin's ‘Mont Blanc Revisited’
    • Anne M. Lane, A librarian in Venice: searching for Ruskin
    • Alan Davis, The further adventures of Ruskin and the Liber Studiorum, 1860-1871
    • Stephen Wildman, Ruskin Bibliography 2016
    • Incidentally Ruskin, No. 23 (contributed by Robert Hewison)
    • Review of J.M.W. Turner's The ‘Skies’ Sketchbook, with an introduction by David Blayney Brown [Alan Davis]

    Plus David Ingram & Rachel Roberts' Spinning the Colours of Lakeland: Annie Garnett’s Spinnery, textiles and garden and James S. Dearden's 54 Hunter Street – a retrospective visit.

  • Volumes 10-12 (2014 - 2016)

    ‌Volume 12

    No. 2 - Autumn 2016

    Editor: Alan Davis, Managing Editor: Jen Shepherd

    Contents

    • Francis O’Gorman, Ruskin and Forgetting (Mikimoto Memorial Ruskin Lecture 2015)
    • Sarah Bunney, Crawley, a ‘gentleman’s personal gentleman’ - and a single parent
    • Cynthia Gamble, Chartres: Ruskin’s Springs of Eure
    • Stephen Wildman, New light on Ruskin sites: Terni, Meta, Vercelli, Assisi
    • Alan Davis, Ruskin and the art of Briony Clarke: a postscript on Turner and Goldau
    • Incidentally Ruskin, No. 22 (contributed by J.A. Hilton)
    • Review of Vicky Albritton & Fredrik Albritton Jonsson's Green Victorians: The Simple Life in John Ruskin’s Lake District [Stephen Wildman]
    • Review of Lars Spuybroek's The Sympathy of Things: Ruskin and the Ecology of Design [Stephen Wildman]

    Plus James S. Dearden's May Queens I have known, or: what does the Library Edition say? and Alan Davis' Ruskin's Dreams - Coniston.


    No. 1 - Spring 2016

    Editor: Alan Davis, Managing Editor: Jen Shepherd

    Contents

    • Andrew Hill, No Wealth but Life: Ruskin’s Message for the Modern Merchant
    • David Ingram, Ruskin’s Botanical Books: A Survey of Re-ordered and Annotated Second Edition Volumes of British Phaenogamous Botany (W. Baxter, 1834-43) and English Botany (J. E. Smith, & J. Sowerby, 1832-1840)
    • Stephen Wildman, Ruskin Bibliography 2015
    • Review of Francis O'Gorman's (ed.) The Cambridge Companion to John Ruskin [Jeffrey Richards]
    • Review of Annie Creswick-Dawson's (with Paul Dawson) Benjamin Creswick  [Stephen Wildman]

    Plus James S. Dearden's 'A very distinguished friend.' Remembering Van Akin Burd.

     

    Volume 11

    No. 2 - Autumn 2015

    Editor: Alan Davis, Managing Editor: Jen Shepherd

    Contents

    • Dinah Birch, Ruskin and the point of failure
    • Alan Davis, The laws that balance the wave: Ruskin and the art of Briony Clarke
    • James Dearden, Piracy and its aftermath
    • Chris Pool, Briar Rose and Fleur de Lys
    • Bernard Richards, Ruskin’s ‘old house’ in Chartres
    • Review of Ken and Jenny Jacobson's Carrying Off the Palaces: John Ruskin’s Lost Daguerreotypes  [Stephen Wildman]
    • Review of Stuart Eagles' Miss Margaret E. Knight and St. George’s Field, Sheepscombe  [Stephen Wildman]
    • Review of Richard Tandy's Artifice or Nature: Whistler Versus Ruskin 1876-1880  [Robert Hewison]

    No. 1 - Spring 2015

    Editor: Alan Davis, Managing Editor: Jen Shepherd

    Contents

    • Sara Stevenson, The experiment that proved Mr Ruskin was wrong about nature and art, ‘not merely evil but disastrous’: Philip Gilbert Hamerton and A Painter’s Camp in the Highlands
    • Alan Davis, ‘I am not answerable for the sky’: Ruskin, P. G. Hamerton, and printmaking
    • Sara Atwood, ‘A pile of feathers’: valuing education in a market society
    • Malcolm Hardman, Who is Silvia?: Ruskin and the question of coherence 
    • James Dearden, Additions to the catalogue of books in Ruskin’s library
    • Stephen Wildman, Ruskin Bibliography 2014
    • Review of James S. Dearden's Rambling Reminiscences: A Ruskinian's Recollections [Alan Davis]

     

    Volume 10

    No. 2 - Autumn 2014

    Editor: Alan Davis, Managing Editor: Jen Shepherd

    Contents

    • John Batchelor, Ruskin among the giants (Mikimoto Memorial Ruskin Lecture 2013)
    • Alan Davis, Ruskin and the Rose Queen
    • James S. Dearden, A tale of two churches: John Ruskin buys a porch, or history repeats itself
    • Paul Dawson, The 1858 Lecture Tour of Tunbridge Wells
    • Incidentally Ruskin, No. 20 (contributed by Tony Hilton)
    • Incidentally Ruskin, No. 21 (contributed by Robert Hewison & Alan Davis)
    • Review of Mark Frost's The Lost Companions and John Ruskin's Guild of St George: A Revisionary History [Stephen Wildman]

    Plus Sara Atwood's Report on the Symposium at Berkeley, California.


    No. 1 - Spring 2014

    Editor: Alan Davis, Managing Editor: Jen Shepherd

    Contents

    • Francis O'Gorman, John Ruskin and Contemporary Economics
    • Dinah Birch, John Ruskin: Political Economy and the Culture of 'Social Affection'
    • Haruka Miki, 'Ruskin's Outcry': The Reception History of John Ruskin in Early Twentieth-century Japan
    • David Ingram, Wild Gardens: the Robinson, Ruskin and Severn Correspondence
    • Sarah Bunney, Victory for Banstead Commons with help (a little) from Ruskin
    • J.A. Hilton, Ruskin's Heraldry
    • Van Akin Burd, A Peripatetic Photograph of John Ruskin
    • Stephen Wildman, Ruskin Bibliography 2013
    • Review of Zoë Bennett's Using the Bible in Practical Theology: Historical Contemporary Perspectives [Andrew Tate]
    • Review of Anne-Marie Millim's The Victorian Diary: Authorship and Emotional Labour [Stephen Wildman]
  • Volumes 7-9 (2011 - 2013)

    Volume 9

    No. 2 - Autumn 2013

    Editor: Alan Davis, Managing Editor: Jen Shepherd

    Contents

    • Stuart Eagles, Ruskin as 'world-author': The Netherlands
    • Malcolm A. Cooper, Ettie and Maude: problems of identification in the diaries and letters of John Ruskin, and the letters of Christina and Dante Gabriel Rossetti
    • John Holmes, Ruskin's Windows at the Oxford Museum
    • Alan Davis, 'The essence of the beast': Ruskinian naturalism in the animal sculptures of Paul Szeiler
    • James S. Dearden, How did John James Ruskin get to the office?
    • Incidentally Ruskin, No. 19 (contributed by J.A. Hilton)
    • Review of J. S. Dearden's The Library of John Ruskin [Stephen Wildman]
    • Review of Stephen Kite's Building Ruskin's Italy [Stephen Wildman]
    • Review of Keith Hanley & Brian Maidment's (eds.) Persistent Ruskin: studies in influence, assimilation and effect [Jeffrey Richards]

    Plus Jeffrey Richards' Tony Hilton, Papal Knight and Sara Atwood's Report on the Symposium at Berkeley, California.


    No. 1 - Spring 2013

    Editor: Alan Davis, Managing Editor: Jen Shepherd

    Contents

    • Brian Ingram, D. F. Strauss, The Bible, and Ruskin
    • Alan Davis, In search of souplesse: Ruskin and Pre-Raphaelite wood-engraved illustration
    • Sara Atwood, 'The Lines of nature': Bryan Nash Gill and the Ruskinian Vision
    • David S. Ingram, Richard J. Bisgrove and Claire P. Willsdon, Report on Study Day at Broadway Arts Festival
    • Chris Pool, Ruskin's Châlet in the Air
    • Stephen Wildman, Ruskin Bibliography 2012
    • Incidentally Ruskin, No. 18 (contributed by Gill Mawby)
    • Review of Ian Warrell's Turner's Secret Sketches [Alan Davis]

     

    Volume 8

    No. 2 - Autumn 2012

    Editor: Alan Davis, Managing Editor: Jen Shepherd

    Contents

    • Stuart Eagles, Ruskin’s ‘very small circle’ of readers in Denmark
    • Peter Yeandle, Ruskin and the Christian Socialist Conscience
    • James S. Dearden, The Two Misses Harrison
    • Gillian Mawby, Ruskin in Barbados
    • Sarah Bunney, Two Ruskinians in Venice: William Smart (Thread Manufacturer) and John W. Bunney (Artist)
    • Paul Dawson, Hugh Allen: The Next Generation
    • Jeffrey Richards, The Good Fairy Ruskin
    • Incidentally Ruskin, No. 17 (contributed by Stuart Eagles)
    • Review of Lars Spuybroek's The Sympathy of Things: Ruskin and the Ecology of Design [Sara Atwood]
    • Review of John Ruskin's Praeterita (ed. Francis O’ Gorman) [Andrew Tate]
    • Review of Samuel Jones' (ed.) The Enduring Relevance of Octavia Hill (ill. by Quentin Blake) [Stephen Wildman]

    Plus Van Akin Burd's How I met Helen Gill ViljoenAlan Davis' Ruskin and Elgar and Robert Hewison's 'Unto This Last'.


    No. 1 - Spring 2012

    Editor: Alan Davis, Managing Editor: Lauren Kenwright

    Contents

    • Clive Wilmer, ‘No such thing as a flower ... no such thing as a man’: John Ruskin’s Response to Darwin
    • Alan Davis, ‘Autobiographies of the Heart’: Drawings by Artists of Ruskin’s Circle
    • Robin J. Eaglen, The Numismatic Interests of John Ruskin
    • Martin Seddon, A bridge by any other name: the search for the ‘Ponte dei Pugni’, Venice
    • Stephen Wildman, Ruskin Bibliography – January to December 2011
    • Incidentally Ruskin, No. 16 (contributed by J.A. Hilton)
    • Review of Sara Atwood's (ed.) Nineteenth-Century Prose: Special Issue on John Ruskin, Vol. 38 [Francis O’Gorman]
    • Review of Cynthia Gamble & Matthieu Pinette's L’œil de Ruskin: L’exemple de la Bourgogne [Edward J. Hughes]

     

    Volume 7

    No. 2 - Autumn 2011

    Editor: Alan Davis, Managing Editor: Lauren Kenwright

    Contents

    • Robert Hewison, The Elements of Ruskin: Ruskin Now
    • Cynthia Gamble, John Ruskin and a Venetian Episode in the Life of the National Gallery
    • Sarah Bunney, Burgess, Bunney, Ruskin, and a Baby - Summer 1869
    • Chris Pool, The Other Adèle
    • Gill Mawby, Ruskin, Silence, and the Swedish Nightingale
    • Bernard Richards, Caravaggio, A Dissenting Victorian Voice
    • Review of Bob Blaisdell's (ed.) John Ruskin on genius and Damion Searls' (translator and ed.) Marcel Proust and John Ruskin on reading [Stephen Wildman] 
    • Review of Paul Dawson's John Thomas Hobbs, Adventurer: From John Ruskin's Valet to Pioneer Australian Settler [Cynthia Gamble]
    • Review of Stuart Eagles' Ruskin and Tolstoy (The Ruskin Lecture 2010), and other Guild Pamphlets [Alan Davis]

    Plus James S. Dearden's 'They caught the cap off of his head'. What Happened to Charles Richardson? and Mark Frost's The Great Interlaken Cutlery Mystery.


    No. 1 - Spring 2011

    Editor: Alan Davis, Managing Editor: Lauren Proctor, with help from Stuart Eagles

    In memory of Professor Nigel Whiteley.

    Contents

    • Sara Atwood, Ruskin, Plato and the Education of the Soul
    • Claudio Silveira Amaral, Rui Barbosa and John Ruskin: The Policy of Drawing Education in Brazil
    • Malcolm Hardman, Praeterita: Writing One's Life as 'Things Omitted'
    • Alex Woodall, Liz Mitchell and Sharon Blakey, Mary Mary Quite Contrary - The Mary Greg Collection at Manchester Art Gallery
    • Stuart Eagles, Ruskin's Readers: 2. William Marwick and the Ruskin Reading Guild
    • Stephen Wildman, Ruskin Bibliography - January to December 2010
    • Incidentally Ruskin, No. 15 (contributed by Brian Ingram)
    • Review of Stuart Eagles' After Ruskin: The Social and Political Legacies Of a Victorian Prophet, 1870-1920 [Sara Atwood]
    • Review of Sara Atwood's Ruskin's Educational Ideals [Francis O'Gorman]
    • Review of Merryn Williams' Effie. A Victorian Scandal - From Ruskin's Wife to Millais's Muse and Suzanne Fagence Cooper's The Model Wife: The Passionate Lives of Effie Gray, Ruskin and Millais [Stephen Wildman]
  • Volumes 4-6 (2007 - 2010)

    Volume 6

    No. 2 - Autumn 2010

    Editor: Alan Davis, Managing Editor: Lauren Proctor

    Contents

    • J.A. Hilton, Ruskinian Catholicism
    • Darren Bevin, Ruskin and Heightened Interest in the Alps in the 1850s
    • Jennifer Harris, The Legend of John Ruskin in Nineteenth-Century Upper Canada
    • Zoë Bennett, 'A fact full of power, or a dream full of meaning'? John Ruskin and the Bible
    • Van Akin Burd, Young John Ruskin, his Tutor in Mathematics, John Rowbotham and the Geometric Impossible
    • Gillian Mawby, Ruskin and 'Fin de Siècle' Sweden
    • Review of Fred Inglis' History Man: The Life of R.G. Collingwood [Brian Ingram]
    • Review of Jeffrey Richards & Katherine Newey's John Ruskin and the Victorian Theatre [Richard Foulkes]

    Plus Heather Birchall's Ruskin and the Facebook Generation.


    No. 1 - Spring 2010

    Editor: Alan Davis, Managing Editor: Lauren Proctor, with help from Sara Atwood and Ray Haslam

    Contents

    • Jonathan Glancey, Of Skeletons and Souls
    • Andrew Hill, Wise Leaders, Just Rewards: Ruskin's Policy on Pay
    • Christopher May, Re-reading 'Unto This Last' Today
    • Clive Wilmer, Ruskin, Morris and Medievalism (1996 Mikimoto Lecture)
    • Alan Davis, 'Chateau de Blois' and the Law of Help
    • Stephen Wildman, Ruskin Bibliography - January to December 2009
    • Incidentally Ruskin, No. 14 (From Percy Fitzgerald, 1895. Memoirs of an Author. London: Bentley, pp.296-9 - contributed by Jeffrey Richards)
    • An appreciation of Ian Bliss, Roger Garside, Ray Haslam (eds.) and consultant Sarah Quill's Electronic Edition of Ruskin's Venetian Notebooks (1849-50) [Robert Hewison]
    • Review of Robert Hewison's Ruskin on Venice: 'The Paradise of Cities' [Rosella Zorzi]
    • Review of Harriet Ritvo's The Dawn of Green: Manchester, Thirlmere, and Modern Environmentalism [Stuart Eagles]
    • Review of James S. Dearden's Further Facets of Ruskin: Some Bibliographical Studies [Stuart Eagles]
    • Review of Matthew Townend's The Vikings and Victorian Lakeland: The Norse Medievalism of W.G. Collingwood and his Contemporaries [J.A. Hilton]
    • Review of Turner and the Masters, a Tate Britain exhibition (23 September 2009 - 31 January 2010) [Bernard Richards]

    Plus Bernard Richards' John Ruskin's 'Life on Mars'.

     

    Volume 5

    No. 2 - Autumn 2009

    Editor: Alan Davis, Managing Editor: Lauren Proctor

    In memory of Keith Macklin (1931-2009).

    Contents

    • Gill Cockram, The Interpretation of History in Ruskin's Social Thought
    • William McKeown, Portrait of the Critic as a Young Girl: James Northcote's 1822 Portrait of John Ruskin
    • Zoë Bennett, 'By Fors, thus blotted with a double cross': Some Notes Upon the Death of Rose La Touche
    • James S. Dearden, Some Green Photographs
    • Stuart Eagles, Ruskin's Readers: 1. John Clifford's Ruskin Club at Westbourne Park
    • Incidentally Ruskin, No. 13 (Ruskin and 'Sixties' book illustration - contributed by Alan Davis)
    • Review of Rachel Dickinson's (ed.) John Ruskin's Correspondence with Joan Severn: Sense and Nonsense Letters [Alan Davis]
    • Review of Anselm Heinrich, Kate Newey & Jeffrey Richards' (eds.) Ruskin, the Theatre and Victorian Visual Culture [Brian Maidment]
    • Review of Ian Bliss, Roger Garside, Ray Haslam (eds.) & consultant Sarah Quill's Electronic Edition of Ruskin's Venetian Notebooks (1849-50) [Francis O'Gorman]
    • Review of Julie Sheldon's (ed.) The Letters of Elizabeth Rigby, Lady Eastlake [Ray Haslam]
    • Review of Francesca Orestano & Francesca Frigerio's (eds.) Strange Sisters: Literature and Aesthetics in the Nineteenth Century [Stephen Wildman]

    Plus Stephen Wildman's 'Coeli enarrant saepenumero': New Light on Dark Clouds and Cynthia Gamble's Ruskin v. Palladio: the Architectural Style Wars.


    No. 1 - Spring 2009

    Editor: Alan Davis, Managing Editor: Lauren Proctor

    Contents

    • Debbie Challis, ‘The duty of truth’: the friendship and influence between John Ruskin and Charles Newton
    • J.A. Hilton, An American response to Ruskin on Gibbon and Darwin
    • Robin Holt, The credit crisis and some gothic relief
    • James S. Dearden, Some unresolved Turner-Ruskin problems
    • Stephen Wildman, Ruskin Bibliography - January to December 2008
    • Incidentally Ruskin, No. 12 (From Hon. Stephen Coleridge, 1913. Memories by the Hon. Stephen Coleridge. London: John Lane, The Bodley Head, Ch.IX, pp.86-112 - contributed by Stephen Wildman)

    Plus Alan Davis' On the Trail of the Shropshire Lads.

     

    Volume 4

    No. 3 - Autumn 2008

    Editor: Brian Ingram, Managing Editor: Lauren Proctor

    Contents

    • Alan Davis, A Note on Ruskin and Cotman
    • Sarah Bunney, J.W. Bunney's 'big picture': an update
    • Stuart Eagles, J.H. Whitehouse and Boys' Literature
    • Stuart Eagles, Ruskin the Worker: Hinksey and the Origins of Ruskin Hall, Oxford
    • James S. Dearden, John Ruskin's Pottery
    • Incidentally Ruskin, No. 11 (A copy of a flyer advertising Croydon's Ruskin Square - contributed by Robert Hewison)
    • Review of Cynthia Gamble's John Ruskin, Henry James and the Shropshire Lad [Bernard Richards]

    Plus Stephen Wildman's The Ruskin Library and Research Centre and Ray Haslam & Alan Davis' Keith Hanley: Director of the Ruskin Centre 2000-2008.


    No. 2 - Spring 2008

    Editor: Brian Ingram, Managing Editor: Lauren Proctor

    Contents

    • Alan Davis, Ruskin and Persephone Revisited: The Goddess, the Maiden, and the Bud
    • Hiroko Masui, The Study of John Ruskin in Japan: How his Works were used in English Pedagogy before World War II
    • Marion McClintock, The evolving journey: the Ruskin Seminars 1990 -
    • Stephen Wildman, Illiberal views on art: Ruskin’s advice to Miss Pipe
    • Stephen Wildman, Ruskin Bibliography - January to December 2007
    • Ray Haslam, A Letter from Francesca Alexander
    • Incidentally Ruskin, No. 10 (Extracts from Augustus J.C. Hare's (1896) The Years with Mother: An Abridgement of the First Three Volumes of The Story of My Life (London: Century) and W.R. Lethaby's (1922) Form in Civilization: Collected Papers on Art & Labour (London: OUP) - contributed by Tony Hilton)
    • Review of Robert S. Nelson's Hagia Sophia, 1850-1950: Holy Wisdom Modern Monument [Tony Hilton]

    No. 1 - Autumn 2007

    Editor: Brian Ingram, Managing Editor: Lauren Proctor

    Contents

    • Tony Pinkney, Thomas Shore, Ruskin as a Revolutionary Preacher, Part II
    • Sarah Bunney, John W. Bunney's 'big picture' of St Mark's, and the Ruskin-Bunney relationship
    • James S. Dearden, A later Ruskin letter?
    • Incidentally Ruskin, No. 9 (Extract from Simon Winder, Editor of the Penguin Great Ideas books who gives us a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the series' selection/publishing process - contributed by Alan Harrington)‌
  • Volumes 1-3 (2004 - 2007)

    Volume 3

    No. 3 - Summer 2007

    Editor: Brian Ingram, Managing Editor: Lauren Proctor

    Contents

    • Tony Pinkney, Thomas Shore, Ruskin as a Revolutionary Preacher
    • Brian Ingram, Experiments in New Ways of Living and Working
    • Review of A. Hêlard's Ruskin et les Cathédrales de la Terre [Chris Pool: Chamonix sees the return of Ruskin]

    Plus John George's Ruskin and Watts: Two Victorian Greats and John Coleman's John Ruskin and Anthony Froude - Notes on the Relationship.


    No. 1/2 (Joint Issue) - Spring 2007

    Editor: Brian Ingram, Managing Editor: Lauren Proctor

    Contents

    • Kei Nijibayashi, Ruskin's Savageness as Romantic: Rousseau's Influence on The Nature of Gothic
    • Bernard Richards, Ruskin as a Comic Writer
    • Roger Garside, Notes on the Construction of the Library Edition CD
    • Ruskin Incidentally, No. 8 (Extract from Harrison's (1918) John Ruskin (Macmillan and Co.) - contributed by Tony Hilton)
    • Stephen Wildman, Ruskin Bibliography – November 2005 to December 2006
    • Review of J.B. Bullen's Byzantium Rediscovered [J.A. Hilton]

    Plus Maciek Ulita's Ruskin's Echoes in Poland and Lindsey Walker's Index of Articles from the Ruskin Bulletin 1994-2004.‌

     

    Volume 2

    No. 3 - Summer 2006

    Editor: Brian Ingram, Managing Editor: Lindsey Walker

    Contents

    • Robert Hewison, The Construction of The Stones of Venice: The Manuscript Evidence (Or, Harry Potter and the Mystery of the Painted Numbers)
    • John Illingworth, Fellow Travellers: Edmund Sharpe of Lancaster and the Influence on him of Rickman, Whewell and Ruskin
    • Hiroko Masui, A Study of Ruskin’s Utopian Vision
    • Ruskin Incidentally, No. 6 (Extract from Recollections of Rossetti by Hall Caine (1928), who as a young man lived at Tudor House, Cheyne Walk with Rossetti for a few months in 1881, the last year of Rossetti’s life - contributed by Brian Ingram)
    • Ruskin Incidentally, No. 7 (Country Diary: Lake District article by Tony Greenbank (1 May 2006), reproduced with the kind permission of The Guardian - contributed by John Illingworth)

    No. 2 - Spring 2006

    Editor: Brian Ingram, Managing Editor: Lindsey Walker

    Contents

    • J.A. Hilton, Ruskin and Smetham: The Critic and the Artist
    • Wendy Nakanishi, Locating Ruskin's Letters - Public and Private - in the English Epistolary Tradition
    • Alan Davis, Journeys Through the Doors of Perception: John Ruskin and William Blake
    • Sara Atwood, "Too peculiar to be popular": Ruskinian Pedagogy, Winnington and The Ethics of the Dust
    • Ruskin Incidentally, No. 5 (Extract from an item that was written c. 1950 by J.B. Morton for his Beachcomber column in the Daily Express - contributed by John Illingworth)

    No. 1 - Autumn 2005

    Editor: Brian Ingram, Managing Editor: Lindsey Walker

    Contents

    • Stuart Eagles, ‘A Higher, Purer, Truer Life for the People’: Ruskin and the Beginnings of Labour Representation
    • Ray Haslam, Ruskin, Drawing and the Argument of the Lens
    • Sarah Bunney, Rose, Three ‘Buns’ and a Missing Portrait
    • Stephen Wildman, Ruskin Bibliography - October 2004 to October 2005
    • Ruskin Incidentally, No. 4 (Extract from Through the Stage Doors, the 1958 autobiography of playwright Sydney Blow whose brother, the architect Detmar Blow, accompanied Ruskin on his French and Italian tour in 1888 - contributed by Jeffrey Richards)

     

    Volume 1

    No. 3 - Summer 2005

    Editor: Brian Ingram, Managing Editor: Lindsey Walker

    Contents

    • Pascal Debout, Notes on the Construction of Sheepfolds: John Ruskin's Evangelical Programme for a Truly Christian Nation
    • James S. Dearden, Ruskin and St. Ursula's Disappearing Dog
    • J.A. Hilton, Ruskin's Anglo-Saxonism: Constructing and Deconstructing The Pleasures of England
    • Ruskin Incidentally, No. 3 (Extract from Ford Madox Hueffer/Ford's Rossetti: A Critical Essay on his Art - contributed by Brian Ingram)
    • Review of Juliet Kinchin & Paul Stirton's Is Mr Ruskin Living too Long? Selected Writings of E.W. Godwin on Victorian Architecture, Design and Culture [Jeffrey Richards]

    No. 2 - Spring 2005

    Editor: Brian Ingram, Managing Editor: Lindsey Walker

    Contents

    • Alan Davis, ‘What I intended the plates to be’: Ruskin’s Etchings for The Seven Lamps of Architecture
    • Chris Pool, Ruskin's Houses at Mornex
    • Gillian Mawby, Some Observations on an Annotated Edition of John Ruskin’s The Seven Lamps of Architecture in the Archives of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation
    • Stephen Wildman, Ruskin in the Oxford DNB
    • Ruskin Incidentally, No. 2 (Extract from the painter Henry Holiday's (1914) Reminiscences of my Life (Heinemann) - contributed by Jeffrey Richards)

    Plus Emma Barlet's Ruskin For AllMalcolm Hardman's Cataloguing Ruskin’s Library and Other Challenges: James S. Dearden in Conversation with the Ruskin Society and David Peacock's The Friends of Ruskin's Brantwood.


    No. 1 - Autumn 2004

    Editor: Brian Ingram, Managing Editor: Lindsey Walker

    In memory of John Evans.

    Contents

    • Brian Ingram, Editorial
    • Philip Davies, The Importance of Rudeness (The Mikimoto Memorial Ruskin Lecture 2003)
    • Ross Eddington, John Ruskin's Classical Education
    • Ruskin Incidentally, No. 1 (Extract from Lillie Langtry's (1925) The Days I Knew (Duckworth) - contributed by Jeffrey Richards)
    • Stephen Wildman, Ruskin Bibliography - 2003 to September 2004