John Ruskin

John Ruskin

John Ruskin is best known for his work as an art critic and social critic, but is remembered as an author, poet and artist as well. Ruskin’s essays on art and architecture were extremely influential in the Victorian and Edwardian eras.

  • Nationality: English
  • Birth Date: 8 Feb 1819
  • Death Date: 20 Jan 1900
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The King of the Golden River (1907)
The King of the Golden River is a folk tale about three brothers. The two elder brothers are terrible to the younger and to the people of the town. The younger brother is good-natured and invites a strange man into the house one

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“The Golden River”
A story about an abused brother that gets his reward for his kind-hearted nature through magic.