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by Peter Faulkner,Peter Preston




This well illustrated book celebrates every aspect of the wide-ranging achievements of William Morris - writer, designer, cultural critic, revolutionary socialist - with particular emphasis on their relevance to our own times. The book makes available up-to-date Morris scholarship in accessible form.  Written by a group of international scholars who took part in a conference marking the centenary of the death of Morris in 1896, the book has sections devoted to Morris and Literature (covering texts from The Earthly Paradise to the late romances); Morris, the Arts & Crafts and the New World (including discussions of his influence in Rhode Island, Boston, Ontario and New Zealand); and Morris, Gender and Politics (with fresh consideration of his relation to Victorian ideas of manliness and of the particular qualities of his anti-statist politics). The latter section also draws attention to a hitherto unknown play by Morris's daughter May and concludes with an account of his biographer, the late E.P. Thompson.
Download William Morris: Centenary Essays (CULTURAL AND SOCIAL STUDIES) epub
ISBN: 0859895777
ISBN13: 978-0859895774
Category: Literature
Subcategory: History & Criticism
Author: Peter Faulkner,Peter Preston
Language: English
Publisher: University of Exeter Press (January 1, 1999)
Pages: 298 pages
ePUB size: 1380 kb
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Rating: 4.7
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