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Hardback:William Morris by himself : designs and writings /:2000 William Morris by himself : designs and writings /
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Author: Morris, William, 1834-1896.
Publication year: 2000
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
Classification: 709.2
Category: Non-Fiction
Publisher: Little, Brown,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 0316855073 9780316855075 (hbk.) :
Notes:
Originally published: London: Macdonald, 1988.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 328).
William Morris reacted to the industrialisation of Britain by encouraging the maintenance of traditional skills. He also took a firm stand politically but most of all his contribution in art led to an enduring style of interior decor of great beauty. Through his own work and in his own words, the book traces the fascinating progress of William Morris, pre-Raphaelite poet and architectural student into designer, writer and pioneer socialist. His youthful enthusiasm for the Middle Ages and Gothic architecture fired him with the conviction that he must dedicate his life to 'Art'. Later letters written to friends explain how in the industrialised nineteenth century Morris become preoccupied with the loss of traditional skills and pride in work and during the last ten years of his life he became increasingly involved in political agitation, and his stories, poems and lectures all reflect his commitment to the socialist cause and his ideals for art and society. Other extracts from his let
Pages 328p. : ill. (chiefly col.), facsims. (chiefly col.), ports. (so
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Hardback:The earthly paradise : a poem : Vol. 1.:1912.
Author: Morris, William, 1834-1896.
Year 1912.
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Longmans,
Resource type: Physical
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Hardback:The earthly paradise : a poem : Vol. 2.:1912.
Author: Morris, William, 1834-1896.
Year 1912.
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Longmans,
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Hardback:The earthly paradise : a poem : Vol. 3.:1912.
Author: Morris, William, 1834-1896.
Year 1912.
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Longmans,
Resource type: Physical
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Hardback:The earthly paradise : a poem, Vol. 4.:1912.
Author: Morris, William, 1834-1896.
Year 1912.
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Longmans,
Resource type: Physical
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Hardback:The life and death of Jason : a poem.:1907.
Author: Morris, William, 1834-1896.
Year 1907.
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Longmans,
Resource type: Physical
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Hardback:The Earthly Paradise : in twelve parts.:1905.
Author: Morris, William, 1834-1896.
Year 1905.
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co,
Resource type: Physical
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Document:A factory as it might be.:1907.
Author: Morris, William, 1834-1896.
Year 1907.
Language: English
Media class: Document
Publisher: Twentieth Century Press,
Resource type: Physical
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Paperback:The wood beyond the world.:1971.
Author: Morris, William, 1834-1896.
Year 1971.
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Ballantine,
Resource type: Physical
237pp.
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Hardback:Art and its producers, and the arts and crafts of today.:1901.
Author: Morris, William, 1834-1896.
Year 1901.
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Chiswick Press,
Resource type: Physical
47p.
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Hardback:Gothic architecture : a lecture for the Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society.:1893.
Author: Morris, William, 1834-1896.
Year 1893.
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Kelmscott Press,
Resource type: Physical
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