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William Morris
Artist, Writer, Socialist

Volume 1. The Art of William Morris; Morris as a Writer

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Part of Cambridge Library Collection - Art and Architecture

  • Date Published: October 2012
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108054614

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About the Authors
  • A tireless champion of her father William, and a gifted designer and craftswoman in her own right, Mary (May) Morris (1862–1938) had a unique insight into his extraordinary career and creativity. It was she who undertook the exacting task of editing the twenty-four volumes of her father's collected works (also reissued in the Cambridge Library Collection). In 1936, towards the end of her life, she published this supplementary two-volume work, which includes further writings and sympathetic commentary, revealing 'the development of a mind which was singularly of one piece, however many-sided'. Volume 1 addresses William Morris' artistic and literary achievements. It contains May's introductory remarks and chapters of analysis, nearly fifty miscellaneous pieces by Morris on arts and crafts, items of verse juvenilia, several poems of the Earthly Paradise period, two translations from Icelandic, and several letters.

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    Product details

    • Date Published: October 2012
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108054614
    • length: 690 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 39 mm
    • weight: 1kg
    • contains: 4 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Part I. The Art of William Morris: Introduction
    1. The spring-time of the firm
    2. Morris as a designer
    3. Morris and his circle
    4. Morris as an inspiration
    5. Arts and crafts
    Papers chiefly on art and the crafts
    Part II. William Morris as a Writer: Introduction
    1. Experiment
    2. Dramatic verse
    3. Narrative poetry
    4. Love Is Enough
    5. The influence of the north
    6. Later years
    Poems of the 'Earthly Paradise' period
    From the Icelandic

  • Author

    May Morris

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