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Selections from the prose works of William Morris

William Morris

Selections from the prose works of William Morris

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Published by at the University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

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Statementedited by A.H.R. Ball.
ContributionsBall, A. H. R.
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Open LibraryOL13891460M

‎The FICTION & PROSE LITERATURE collection includes books from the British Library digitised by Microsoft. The collection provides readers with a perspective of the world from some of the 18th and 19th century’s most talented writers. Written for a range of audiences, these works are a treasure f. A dream of John Ball ; and, A king's lesson: (reprinted from the 'Commonweal') by William Morris (Book) A dream of John Ball: being an idyll in prose by William Morris (Book). William Morris (–) was one of the leading poets and prose writers of late Victorian England, an artist and craftsman, a translator of Norse sagas, a businessman, and one of . "Mr. Morris's last book is a piece of pure art workmanship from beginning to end, The Kindreds of the Mark Written in Prose and in Verse. By. William Morris. 4 (1 Review) Published: Pages: Downloads: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William .

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Originally published inthis book contains a number of selections from the prose writings of William Morris. The extracts come from Morris' fiction publications as well as his more well-known opinions on art and design. This book will be of value for anyone interested in an overview of Morris' prose by: 1.

OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: xl, pages ; 19 cm: Contents: Introduction. William Morris ; Art and social reform: Ruskin and Morris ; Style --The Middle roof of the Wolfings ; Goths and Romans ; The hall of the ravagers ; The spring market at Burgstead ; The weapon-show ; The opening of the folk-mote ; The maiden ward ; The unknown church ; The.

A selection from the poems of William Morris [Morris, William] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A selection from the poems of William Morris/5(2). Prose Romances. Early Prose Romances(in preparation) The Novel on Blue Paper, edited by Penelope Fitzgerald; A Dream of John Ball and A King's Lesson edited by Peter Wright and Florence Boos The House of the Wolfings, introduction by Florence Boos The Roots of.

Later edition of Morris’ selected works, handsomely bound. This collection includes many of Morris’ most famous works, such as “The Defence of Guenevere,” “The Life and Death of Jason,” and many of his prose romances from the Oxford and Cambridge Magazine.

Only slightest rubbing to extremities. His collected works, originally published in 24 volumes between andwere edited by his daughter Mary (May) Morris (–), whose introductions to each volume chart with insight and sympathy the development of her father's literary, aesthetic and political passions.

William Morris’s first publication was a series of short prose romances and a review of Robert Browning’s Men and Women () in The Oxford and Cambridge Magazine ().

Except for his. Welcome to the official web site for the William Morris Archive, a web-based and text-searchable scholarly edition of the poetry and selected prose of William Morris. Poetry Prose.

Between and Morris began to experiment with calligraphy, writing out and (in whole or part) decorating 21 manuscript books. Many of the texts were Morris's translations of 'The Sagas of Icelanders', a set of prose narratives based on events that happened in. William Weaks Morris (Novem – August 2, ) was an American writer and editor born in Jackson, Mississippi, though his family later moved to Yazoo City, Mississippi, which he immortalized in his works of ' trademark was his lyrical prose style and reflections on the American South, particularly the Mississippi he became the youngest editor of Harper's.

book sale to benefit the william morris society in the us Life member Gary L. Aho, professor emeritus of English at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, has generously given us a portion of his library, with the wish that the books be sold to benefit the Society.

[ix] Examples of Morris’s fonts were dutifully illustrated by Sydney Cockerell at the end of A note by William Morris on his aims in founding the Kelmscott Press, together with a short description of the press by S.

Cockerell, & an annotated list of the books printed thereat, published in. Books by William Morris William Morris Average rating 21, ratings 1, reviews shel times Showing 30 distinct works.

See all books authored by William Morris, including The Wood beyond the World, and News from Nowhere and Other Writings, and more on A Selection from the Poems of William Morris.

William Morris $ - Selections from the prose works of William Morris book Arts and Crafts Essays. William Morris The Collected Works of William Morris: Volume The Sundering Flood. The set includes the poetical works, prose romances and essays on art and politics as well as Morris's translations from the classics, Early English, French and Icelandic Sagas.

His daughter's introductions to each volume chart the development of Morris's literary, aesthetic and political passions. Stock ID:   An accomplished writer, Morris penned numerous works of poetry and prose.

Some of his publications include: The Defence of Guenevere and Other Poems, The Life and Death of Jason, The Earthly Paradise, Love is Enough, News from Nowhere, and Old French Romances.

He also became known for his translations of Icelandic sagas. Translated/Written by William Morris Morris, William. The Earthly Paradise, a Poem (Author's ed.). Boston: Roberts brothers, ARB RB PRA1 Arguably the most popular of Morris’s written works; this novel made Morris’s name as a poet.

It tells the story of twelve Norwegian sailors who flee the black plague and set off. by William Morris Boston: Roberts Brothers, Historical romances comprise the majority of Morris's later writings. These works narrate heroic quests to overcome social injustice. The dense prose and highly imaginative plots of these novels received a mixed reception from readers and critics.

View digitized book. William Morris was born on Main Waltamstow, England, to William Morris and Emma Morris Shelton. He was the third child of his parents, but his earlier two siblings had died in infancy, hence effectively he was the eldest child in the family.

The Middle English Prose Merlin survives in a single manuscript text, Cambridge University Library MS Ff This late medieval Arthurian work was written, scholars believe, near the middle of the fifteenth century, not long before Thomas Malory was composing his Morte D'e it pre-dates Malory's work, the Middle English Prose Merlin is considered the earliest piece of Arthurian.

‘William Morris and the Uses of Violence, –’ offers a new reading of Morris’s work, foregrounding his commitment to the idea of transformative violence. Hanson argues, contrary to prevailing critical opinion, that Morris’s work demonstrates an. With its fifty-six substantial selections, Victorian Prose reaches beyond the work of Carlyle, Newman, Mill, Arnold, and Ruskin to uncover an array of lesser-known voices of the era.

Women writers are given full attention—writings by Mary Prince, Dinah M. Craik, Florence Nightingale, Frances P. Cobbe, and Lucie Duff Gordon are among the entries. Explore books by William Morris with our selection at Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ See Prose Works, Post (Note by William Morris, etc.).

Forman, H. The Books of William Morris described, with some account of his doings in literature and in the allied crafts. Scott, Temple. A bibliography of the works of William Morris.

Vallance, Aymer. The Art of William Morris with classified bibliography. Vaughan, C. Selections From The Early Prose Works Of H.G. Wells. Product Details. Category: books SKU: ADA Title: Selections From The Early Prose Works Of H.G.

Wells Author: H.G. Wells Book binding: Hardcover Publisher: University of London Press, Ltd Year of publication: Condition: GOOD Description. pages. No dust Rating: % positive.

His late prose fantasies, however, show a more complex relation to the past, because although knights appear in works, such as The Water of the Wonderous Isles, they are not the knights of medieval romance or the medieval revival, and for his ideal Morris turns to the pre-feudal society of democratic Germanic tribes.

Even his most revivalist. William Morris was an author, poet, artist, manufacturer, and founder of the arts and crafts movement.

The Collection consists of around four shelves of books, the substantial portion being two complete sets of William Morris' Collected Works; a limited edition set published between of The Collected Works of William Morris.

With. All told, between andMorris published 33 books, including novels, prose fiction and photographs (what he referred to as photo-texts), essay and story collections, and memoirs.

William Morris was one of the inventors of the modern fantasy novel, quests set in self-contained worlds with Celtic, Icelandic and fairy-tale elements. Morris' mastery of English prose make each and every one of these books a joy to read.

The Hollow Land by William Morris [] One of William Morris' first fantasy tales, featuring a quest for. the Selections from Morris. For permission to reproduce such poems by Rossetti as are still in copyright acknowledgement is due to Messrs Ellis, 29 New Bond Street; for similar permission in respect of copyright works by Morris I am indebted to the Trustees of William Morris's Estate and Messrs Longmans, Green and Co.

June, is brought up at the court of King Elf, the second husband of his mother, after Sigmund has been slain in battle. With a sword, fashioned from the shards of his father's weapon, he slays Fafnir, a huge worm or dragon, and possesses himself of the treasure watched by the monster, including a ring and the "helm of aweing," the latter in the Nibelungenlied, converted into the "Tarnkappe", a magic.

William Morris (24 March - 3 October ) was an English poet, artist, and textile designer associated with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and the English Arts and Crafts Movement. 1 Life Overview Youth and education Oxford Apprenticeship Marriage and family Red House Morris, Marshall, Faulkner Kelmscott Manor Socialism Historic preservation Poetry and Prose by John Keats: a book of fresh verses and new readings () Sir Stevenson Arthur Blackwood () The Building of the Idylls; a Study in Tennyson () Elizabeth Barrett Browning and her scarcer books () The Books of William Morris, edited by H.

Buxton Forman () The Life Poetic by William Morris (). William Morris () Early Romances () Selections from the Prose Works of William Morris () Stories in Prose, Stories in Verse, Shorter Poems, Lectures and Essays () William Morris: Selected writings and designs () Three Works by William Morris () Golden Wings and Other Stories () Omnibus.

More to William Morris (   I. Bryant [] § 1. Early Years. [TO the old-fashioned prayers which his mother and grandmother taught him, the little boy born in Cummington, Massachusetts, 3 November,a year before John Keats across the sea, was wont to add (so we learn from the Autobiographical Fragment), his private supplication that he might “receive the gift of poetic genius, and write verses that might.

William Morris' Icelandic Journals comprise some of his most interesting writing but have been somewhat neglected in comparison to other of his works.

First published as volume 8 of The Collected Works of William Morris inthe journals have been otherwise generally available only in a reprinting.

William Morris was an English architect, furniture and textile designer, artist, writer, socialist and Marxist associated with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and the English Arts and Crafts Movement.

Morris wrote and published poetry, fiction, and translations of ancient and medieval texts throughout his life. His best-known works include The Defence of Guenevere and Other Poems /5(2). This book is intended to give the reader an account of the origin and history of Hallowe'en, how it absorbed some customs belonging to other days in the year,—such as May Day, Midsummer, and Christmas.

The context is illustrated by selections from ancient and modern poetry and prose, related to Hallowe'en ideas. Those who wish suggestions for readings, recitations, plays, and. William Morris was born on 25 Marchin Walthamstow area of London, in the family of William Morris's father of Welsh origin and mother Emma Shelton.

He grew up in a respectable and prosperous large family with the older sisters Emma and Henrietta, and his younger siblings – Isabella. Two notable prose works came out of this political phase, The Dream of John Ball () and News from Nowhere ().

In these works Morris contrasts the ugliness of the machine world with the poetry and beauty of the Middle Ages, setting forth the doctrine that art is the expression of joy in labor rather than an exclusive luxury. Bibliographical note: The best accounts of Morris’s library are two chapters by Paul Needham (though in both cases he limits his discussion mainly to fifteenth- and early sixteenth-century books) in William Morris and the Art of the Book (New York: Pierpont Morgan Library and Oxford University Press, ), pp.

21–47, and Under the Hammer: Book Auctions since the Seventeenth. Most of those involved in Tolkien fandom, at any rate, know that William Morris exerted a profound literary effect on the development of The Lord of the Rings.

This is most evident, in the case of The House of the Wolfings, in the way that both works are organized as prose narratives with lengthy intervals in verse.

The quality of Morris’s verse is indeed very similar to the verse we see in.Morris designed foliate patterns for the pages, whilst Burne-Jones lent his decorative skills to the illustrated panels.

The two then collaborated on the overall format and design of the book, while the artist and engraver William Harcourt Hooper etched the pages for printing. Less than copies were made, each costly to produce and buy.