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  • Morris, William, -- 1834-1896.

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      William Morris (24 March – 3 October ) was an English artist and author, who wrote and published poetry, fiction, and translations of ancient and medieval texts throughout his life. J.R.R. Tolkien was influenced by both the artistic and literary work of Morris. William Morris Late nineteenth century English architect, designer and typographer, leader of that revival of medieval form, the Arts and Crafts Movement, and — .

    William Morris is best known as the 19th century's most celebrated designer, but he was also a driven polymath who spent much of his life fighting the consensus. A key figure in the Arts & Crafts Movement, Morris championed a principle of handmade production that didn't chime with the Victorian era's focus on industrial 'progress'. William Morris’s designs for fabrics, wallpaper, and other decorative arts revolutionized Victorian taste and contributed to the revival of traditional textile arts, generating the Arts and Crafts Movement in England. As a student at Oxford, Morris was deeply influenced by John Ruskin’s writings on architecture, and trips to Northern France and Belgium cemented his fascination .

    Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. William Morris (–) was the towering figure in late 19th century design and the main influence on the Arts and Crafts movement. The aesthetic and social vision of the movement grew out of ideas that he developed in the s with the Birmingham Set – a group of students at the University of Oxford including Edward Burne-Jones, who combined a love of Romantic .


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William Morris has books on Goodreads with ratings. William Morris’s most popular book is The Wood Beyond the World. Morris, William, Catalogue of a portion of the valuable collection of manuscripts, early printed books, &c., of the late William Morris, of Kelmscott house, Hammersmith.

(London, Dryden press, J. Davy and sons, []) (page images at HathiTrust). William Morris Stained Glass Coloring Book (Dover Design Stained Glass Coloring Book) by William Morris, A. Smith Paperback.

Catalogue of a portion of the valuable collection of manuscripts, early printed books, &c; of the late William Morris, of Kelmscott house, Hammersmith [William Morris] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without Author: William Morris.

William Morris Gift & Creative Paper Book Vol. 67 (Gift & Creative Paper Books) (English, Spanish, French and German Edition) by Pepin van Roojen | out of 5 stars 1. William S. Peterson, ed., The Ideal Book: Essays and Lectures on the Arts of the Book by William Morris, Berkeley: University of California Press,also Peterson’s The Kelmscott Press: A History of William Morris’s Typographical.

"The Wood Beyond the World" was first published in and its author, William Morris is often considered one of the authors who aided in the growth of fantasy, utopian literature, and science fiction. C.S. Lewis cites William Morris as one of his favorite authors and J.R.R.

Tolkein admits to being influenced greatly by Morris' fantasies/5. William Weaks Morris (Novem – August 2, ) was an American writer and editor born in Jackson, Mississippi, though his family later moved to Yazoo City, Mississippi, which he immortalized in late William Morris.

book works of ' trademark was his lyrical prose style and reflections on the American South, particularly the Mississippi he became the youngest editor. William Morris () is regarded by some as the greatest designer and one of the most outstanding figures of the Arts and Crafts Movement. He was also a poet, artist, philosopher, typographer and political theorist.

Inwith a group of friends, he started the decorating business Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co. providing beautiful. The Wood Beyond the World is a fantasy novel by William Morris, perhaps the first modern fantasy writer to unite an imaginary world with the element of the supernatural, and thus the precursor of much of present-day fantasy literature.

It was first published in hardcover by Morris's Kelmscott Press, in The book's importance in the history of fantasy literature was Author: William Morris. printed at Kelmscott Press Sold by the trustees of the late William Morris at the Kelmscott press” (last free endpaper).

This volume is one of copies. Set mostly in Golden type with five pages in Troy and Chauc er type. In the “note” Morris explains his. William Morris was an English architect, furniture and textile designer, artist, writer, socialist and Marxist associated with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and the English Arts and Crafts Movement.

Morris wrote and published poetry, fiction, and translations of ancient and medieval texts throughout his life. His best-known works include The Defence of Guenevere and Other /5. 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 an Essex village on the southern. Morris was most recognised in his lifetime for his contribution to Victorian poetry and is the author of many poetical works, the most famous of which are The Earthly Paradise and The Defence of Guinevere. He also wrote novels, and made an ambitious translation of the Icelandic Sagas.

His interest in the printing of books led him, in later life. William Morris was not the first Western printer to lament the decline in quality caused by industrial book production, but he was among the most forceful in articulating a clear vision for the ideal handmade book.

His essays on book design emphasized the importance of form and quality, embodied in clear, closely-spaced type, well-proportioned. Throughout his life William Morris was a well-respected writer, producing widely read translations, novels, essays and poetry.

Eager to design as well as to write texts, he experimented with calligraphy and page decoration, and later set. • Anarchy & Beauty: William Morris and His Legacy, runs from 16 October to 11 January at the National Portrait.

News from Nowhere is a classic piece of futuristic writing, first published in by artist, designer and socialist William Morris. Its central tenet - that society should refind the value of work and thrive on beauty, rather than consumerism - is timely/5.

The medievalism of William Morris takes many forms in his artistic and literary works. Like many of the designs for furnishings for which Morris was responsible, Kelmscott books looked backwards to the standards and conventions observed by late medieval craftsmen.

For Morris this was not a dry antiquarian preoccupation but an opportunity to. A beautiful and informative gift book devoted to designs by William Morris that incorporate flowers―a central motif in his oeuvre and one that played a part in the majority of his designs.

The leading figure of the Arts and Crafts Movement, William Morris (–) is one of the best-known and most popular of all British designers/5(7).

William Morris was an English textile designer, writer and socialist. Go through this biography to learn more about his profile, childhood, life and timeline.

William Morris was one of the most influential Pre-Raphaelite artists, textile designer and writer of his time during the English Arts and Crafts Movement.The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore is a animated short film directed by William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg, and produced by Moonbot Studios in Shreveport, Louisiana.

Described as an "allegory about the curative powers of story," the film centers on bibliophile Lessmore and his custodianship of a magical library of flying ed by: William Joyce, Brandon Oldenburg.Collecting Kelmscott: William Morris & His Quest for Fine Books Kelmscott's Works of Geoffrey Chaucer More than years after his death, William Morris – founder of the Kelmscott Press – remains an influential figure in design and art, and his Kelmscott fine press books .