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Ruskin, John Syllabification: Rus·kin, John
Pronunciation: /ˈrəskin/

Definition of Ruskin, John in English:

( 1819–1900), English art and social critic. His prolific writings include attacks on Renaissance art in The Stones of Venice (1851–53), capitalism in “The Political Economy of Art” (1857), and utilitarianism in Unto This Last (1860).

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