Considered one of the most prominent actors of the Victorian era, William Morris (1843-1896) was a poet, artist, designer, and editor, and did not hesitate to express his socialist political views, which at the time were frowned upon by the estalishment. His encounters with Rossetti and Burne-Jones,...
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Table of Contents:
- Introduction; The Early Years, A Promising Future; Childhood and Youth; The Influence of Rossetti; The Founding of the Firm; Morris as a Romantic Poet; A Flowering Career; The Revival of Arts and Crafts; The Sagas and "Sigurd"; Morris as a Socialist; Maturity and Assertion; The Prose Romances and Later Poems; Later Years and Character; The Ideas of William Morris; Bibliography; List of Illustrations.