BACKGROUND READING
For Mrs Ruskin

poster for Mrs Ruskin, warehouse Theatre


Why Effie Ruskin may have been called 'The Countess' at Brig o' Turk (Glenfinlas, 1853)

John Ruskin, Margaret Cock and Croydon

The Rock at Glenfinlas, 1853

Sir Walter Scott's 'The Lady of the Lake'

The Scottish tradition of 'First Footing'

The Improperia (The Reproaches) Good Friday

Penny Dreadfuls

Background to Millais' painting: The Order of Release (1746)

Glenfinlas, the Trossachs, Brig o' Turk 

The game Battledore and Shuttlecock (circa 1893)
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recommended John Ruskin biography: Tim Hilton's Ruskin (Yale University Press)

THESE DRAFTS  OF MRS RUSKIN (1-12)
ARE NOT THE FINAL VERSION OF THIS PLAY


MRS RUSKIN by Kim Morrissey. Caution: this play is fully protected under the copyright laws of Canada and all other countries of The Copyright Union, and is subject to royalty. Those interested in production rights are requested to apply to Playwrights Guild of Canada, Mailing Address 215 Spadina Ave.Suite #210 Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5T 2C7 telephone (416) 703-0201; fax (416) 703-0059. e-mail: info@playwrightsguild.ca