Series Five

Delphi Complete Works of William Morris (Illustrated‪)‬

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Publisher Description

More famous now for being a pioneer textile designer, William Morris was also a celebrated poet, novelist, translator and socialist activist, whose literary contributions helped establish the modern fantasy genre. For the first time in publishing history, this comprehensive eBook presents Morris’ complete fictional works, with numerous illustrations, rare texts, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)



* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Morris’ life and works

* Concise introductions to the novels and other texts

* ALL 11 novels, with individual contents tables

* Many rare texts appearing in digital print for the first time

* Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts

* Excellent formatting of the texts

* Famous works are fully illustrated with their original artwork

* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the poetry and the short stories

* Easily locate the poems or short stories you want to read

* Includes Morris’ translations and a selection of non-fiction – spend hours exploring the author’s varied works

* Features Mackail’s seminal biography – discover Morris’ literary and artistic life

* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres



CONTENTS:



The Novels

A DREAM OF JOHN BALL

THE HOUSE OF THE WOLFINGS

THE ROOTS OF THE MOUNTAINS

NEWS FROM NOWHERE

THE STORY OF THE GLITTERING PLAIN

THE WOOD BEYOND THE WORLD

CHILD CHRISTOPHER AND GOLDILIND THE FAIR

THE WELL AT THE WORLD’S END

THE WATER OF THE WONDROUS ISLES

THE SUNDERING FLOOD

THE NOVEL ON BLUE PAPER



The Shorter Fiction

INTRODUCTION TO THE FANTASY SHORT STORIES OF MORRIS

THE HOLLOW LAND

A KING’S LESSON

GOLDEN WINGS AND OTHER STORIES

THE FOLK OF THE MOUNTAIN DOOR



The Short Stories

LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER

LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER



The Plays

THE TABLES TURNED; OR, NUPKINS AWAKENED



The Poetry Collections

THE DEFENCE OF GUENEVERE, AND OTHER POEMS

THE LIFE AND DEATH OF JASON

THE EARTHLY PARADISE

LOVE IS ENOUGH

THE STORY OF SIGURD THE VOLSUNG AND THE FALL OF THE NIBLUNGS

THE PILGRIMS OF HOPE

CHANTS FOR SOCIALISTS

ALFRED LINNELL, KILLED IN TRAFALGAR SQUARE. A DEATH SONG

POEMS BY THE WAY

UNPUBLISHED POEMS AND FRAGMENTS



The Poems

LIST OF POEMS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER

LIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER



The Translations

GRETTIS SAGA

THE SAGA OF GUNNLAUG THE WORM-TONGUE AND RAFN THE SKALD

VÖLSUNG SAGA

THREE NORTHERN LOVE STORIES, AND OTHER TALES

THE ODYSSEY OF HOMER DONE INTO ENGLISH VERSE

THE AENEIDS OF VIRGIL DONE INTO ENGLISH

THE TALE OF BEOWULF DONE OUT OF THE OLD ENGLISH TONGUE

THE ORDINATION OF KNIGHTHOOD

OLD FRENCH ROMANCES DONE INTO ENGLISH



The Non-Fiction

SIGNS OF CHANGE

PREFACE TO ‘ARTS AND CRAFTS ESSAYS BY MEMBERS OF THE ARTS AND CRAFTS EXHIBITION SOCIETY’

HOPES AND FEARS FOR ART

PREFACE TO ‘MEDIAEVAL LORE FROM BARTHOLOMEW ANGLICUS’

THE ART AND CRAFT OF PRINTING



Designs

MORRIS & CO. TEXTILE DESIGNS

MORRIS & CO. STAINED GLASS DESIGNS

OIL PAINTING



The Biography

THE LIFE OF WILLIAM MORRIS by John William Mackail

GENRE
Sci-Fi & Fantasy
RELEASED
2015
June 15
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
10,886
Pages
PUBLISHER
Delphi Classics
SELLER
DELPHI CLASSICS
SIZE
22.6
MB

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