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William Morris, 1834-1896

Richard Tames

William Morris, 1834-1896

an illustrated life of William Morris

by Richard Tames

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Published by Shire Publications in Aylesbury .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Morris, William, -- 1834-1896

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography p. 45.

    StatementRichard Tames.
    SeriesLifelines -- 3
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR5083
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23133559M
    ISBN 100852631421

      MORRIS, WILLIAM (–), poet, artist, manufacturer, and socialist, was the eldest son and third child of William Morris, a partner in the firm of Sanderson & Co., bill brokers in the City of London, and of Emma Shelton, daughter of Joseph Shelton, a teacher of music in Worcester, and son of John Shelton, proctor in the consistory court of that city. He was born on 24 March , at Elm. William Morris (24 March – 3 October ) was a British textile designer, poet, novelist, translator, and socialist activist associated with the British Arts and Crafts Movement. He was a major contributor to the revival of traditional British textile arts and methods of production. His literary contributions helped to establish the modern fantasy genre, while he played a significant.

    William Morris Late nineteenth century English architect, designer and typographer, leader of that revival of medieval form, the Arts and Crafts Movement, and — like Eric Gill — a socialist-craftsman. William Morris devoted much of the rest of his life to the Kelmscott Press & the Kelmscott edition of the 'Works of Geoffrey Chaucer', is considered a masterpiece of book design. Morris died on the 3rd of October & buried in St George's churchyard in Kelmscott, Oxfordshire, England. His gravestone was designed by his friend Philip Webb.

    William Morris has books on Goodreads with ratings. William Morris’s most popular book is The Wood Beyond the World. William Morris, born Ma , was an English writer who authored many books of poetry and prose, including The Earthly Paradise (F. S. Ellis, –), The Life and Death of Jason: A Poem (Bell and Daldy, ), and The Defence of Guenevere and Other Poems (Bell and Daldy, ). He died in London on October 3,


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