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The Collected Works of William Morris By William Morris

The Collected Works of William Morris by William Morris


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The poet, designer, translator and socialist William Morris (1834-96) produced a prodigious variety of work in his lifetime. These 24 volumes, edited by his daughter May and published between 1910 and 1915, reveal the development and scope of this Victorian polymath's literary, aesthetic and political passions.

The Collected Works of William Morris Summary

The Collected Works of William Morris: With Introductions by his Daughter May Morris by William Morris

A creative titan of the Victorian age, William Morris (1834-96) produced a prodigious variety of literary and artistic work in his lifetime. In addition to his achievements as a versatile designer at the forefront of the arts and crafts movement, Morris distinguished himself as a poet, translated Icelandic sagas and classical epics, wrote a series of influential prose romances, and gave lectures promoting his socialist principles. His collected works, originally published in 24 volumes between 1910 and 1915, were edited by his daughter Mary (May) Morris (1862-1938), whose introductions to each volume chart with insight and sympathy the development of her father's literary, aesthetic and political passions. Volume 23 contains two sets of lectures from the 1880s and 1890s with socialist aims and themes.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Bibliographical note; Preface; Signs of Change; Lectures on socialism.

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NLS9781108051378
9781108051378
1108051375
The Collected Works of William Morris: With Introductions by his Daughter May Morris by William Morris
New
Paperback
Cambridge University Press
2012-10-11
314
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