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William Morris: poet, artist, socialist

A selection from his writings together with a sketch of the man.

by William Morris

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Published by The Humboldt publishing co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Socialism,
  • Socialism -- Great Britain,
  • Socialism -- Great Britain

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEd. by Francis Watts Lee
    SeriesThe social science library; ed. by W. D. P. Bliss, Social science library
    ContributionsLee, Francis Watts
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 300 p.
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24168217M
    OCLC/WorldCa35992793

    William Morris News from Nowhere - Introduction News from Nowhere was first published as a serial in the Socialist magazine Commonweal in It was republished in book form in a revised edition in and went though many reprintings after that. This text is . William Morris Notes. William Morris (aged 51), William Morris was a leading member of the Arts and Crafts Movement. Morris is mostly known as a designer of patterns for wallpaper and textiles. Morris was also an artist, designer, printer, typographer, bookbinder, craftsman, poet, writer and champion of socialist ideals.

    I. THE MORRIS MYTH. The revolutionary Socialist fighter, William Morris, artist, craftsman and poet; born in London on 24th March, , of a well-to-do bourgeois family; went through the routine of his class at public school and Oxford University. William Morris was born in in Walthamstow, Essex, the third of nine children. William's father, after whom he was named, was a self-made business man, who was able to provide an upper-middle-class lifestyle for his family because of a shrewd investment in a Devonshire ality: English.

    An accomplished and original designer of textiles and furniture, books and typefaces, a socialist activist, poet and novelist (News from Nowhere), Morris ( ) had a ``magpie mind'' that sought. Morris originally trained for the clergy but his admiration for Ruskin and the Pre-Raphaelites led him to pursue a career as an artist and craftsman. A true Renaissance man, Morris was an author, artist, poet, publisher, socialist and public speaker. Morris married the Pre-Raphaelite muse, Jane Burden, and commissioned a new residence, the Red.


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This book was originally published prior toand represents a reproduction of an important historical work. William Morris - William Morris - Iceland and socialism: As a poet, Morris first achieved fame and success with the romantic narrative The Life and Death of Jason (), which was soon followed by The Artist Paradise (–70), a series of narrative poems based on classical and medieval sources.

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[] (OCoLC) Document Type. Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. William Morris (24 March - 3 October ) was an English architect, furniture and fabric designer, artist, writer, and was born in Walthamstow in East London.

Morris was educated at Marlborough and Exeter College,he became an apprentice to Gothic revival architect G. Street. That year he founded the Oxford and Cambridge : 24 March Image: Cartoon of William Morris and Jane Morris titled "The Ms at Ems" by Dante Gabrielle Rossetti, "He was in truth a born story-teller - one on whom the spirit of the old bards had descended - and he could not fail to go his destined way." - May Morris, William Morris: Artist, Writer, Socialist.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Morris, William, William Morris: poet, artist, socialist. New York: Twentieth Century Press, 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.

Morris was born at Walthamstow, and educated at Marlborough School and Oxford. After being articled as an architect he was for some years a painter, and then joined in founding the manufacturing and Born: March 24 (Template:MONTHNUMBER).

William Morris () was a poet, artist, designer, Romantic, socialist, advocate of a return to traditional craft styles and materials - and a peddler of poisonous wallpaper, according to a Cited by: 1. William Morris () was an English textile designer, artist, writer, and socialist associated with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and the English Arts and Crafts Movement.

He founded a design firm in partnership with the artist Edward Burne-Jones, and the poet and artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti which profoundly influenced the decoration Brand: Jovian Press. Designer, writer, artist, poet and early socialist, William Morris was one of the most important figures of the Victorian : Harriet Clugston.

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. Looking for books by William Morris. See all books authored by William Morris, including The Wood beyond the World, and News from Nowhere; or, An Epoch of Rest: Being Some Chapters from a Utopian Romance, and more on   William Morris, English designer, craftsman, poet, and early socialist, whose designs for furniture, fabrics, stained glass, wallpaper, and other decorative arts generated the Arts and Crafts movement in England and revolutionized Victorian taste.

Morris was born in. William Morris was born in Essex and educated at Exeter College, Oxford. He was the founding editor of the Oxford and Cambridge Magazine () in which many of his early poems appear. He was a practising painter () and public lecturer on art, architecture and socialism ().Socialist by design William Morris, who died years ago, was an artist, a poet, a lecturer and a pamphleteer.

But he was also a Marxist, a revolutionary socialist and a political agitator, as Chris Nineham James also reviews a new exhibition of his work.Biography of William Morris Childhood. William Morris was born in in Walthamstow, Essex, the third of nine children.

William's father, after whom he was named, was a self-made business man, who was able to provide an upper-middle-class lifestyle for his family because of a shrewd investment in a Devonshire mine.