Bakker, Jan Books
About the authors: Jan Bakker is Professor of English at Utah State University, where he teaches American literature of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Francelia Butler was Professor of English at the University of Connecticut, where she taught literature of the British renaissance, children’s literature, and founded the scholarly journal Children’s Literature.2001 0-7734-7654-7
This is the first full-length study of the Ruskin experiment northwest of Nashville. The book discusses the rise and fall of Ruskin, at first communally and commercially successful but at the end spitefully and rancorously rent.