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TITLES

POEMS

Morris' Early Poems, edited by Florence S. Boos 

The Defence of Guenevere, edited by Margaret A. Lourie

The Life and Death of Jason, edited by Florence S. Boos

Tales Omitted from The Earthly Paradise, edited by David Latham

The Earthly Paradise, edited by Florence S. Boos

Love Is Enough, edited by Peter Faulkner

Sigurd the Volsung, edited by Stuart Blersch and Peter Wright

Poems By The Way, edited by David Latham

The Pilgrims of Hope, edited by Florence S. Boos

List of Poems

Poems before the Defence of Guenevere

Poems of the Earthly Paradise Period

Poems Presumed Written after 1875

Translations

Poems from the Prose Romances

PROSE

The House of the Wolfings, introduction by Florence S. Boos

The Roots of the Mountains, introduction by Carole Silver

A Dream of John Ball, edited by Peter Wright and Florence S. Boos

A King's Lesson, edited by Peter Wright and Florence S. Boos

News from Nowhere, introduction by Tony Pinkney

The Story of the Glittering Plain, introduction by Carole Silver

The Wood Beyond the World, introduction by Richard Mathews

The Well at the World's End, edited by Phillippa Bennett (in preparation)

The Water of the Wondrous Isles, introduction by Florence S. Boos

The Sundering Flood, edited by Ingrid Hanson

The Novel on Blue Paper, edited by Penelope Fitzgerald

Unfinished Romances, edited by Peter Wright

NONFICTION: DIARIES & ESSAYS

Icelandic Materials

Icelandic Journals, edited by Gary Aho with photographs by Martin Stott

Critical and Supplementary Materials

Essays

Essays on Art and Architecture

Socialist Diaries and Essays

TRANSLATIONS

Old French

The Ordination of Knighthood, edited by Yuri Cowan

Old French Romances, edited by Peter Faulkner

Lancelot of the Lake, edited by Roger Simpson

Tristram, edited by Peter Wright

Old and Middle English

Beowulf, edited by Yuri Cowan 

Child Christopher and Goldilind the Fair, edited by Paul Annis

Classical Greek and Latin

The Odyssey

The Aeneid, edited by Hope de Vega

The Iliad

Old Icelandic

The Story of Grettir the Strong, introduction by Marjorie Burns

Volsunga Saga, introduction by Marjorie Burns

Three Northern Love Stories, introduction by Marjorie Burns

Egil's Saga, introduction by Marjorie Burns

Tale of Haldor

The Story of Kormak, introduction by Grace Calder

The Saga Library

The Story of the Men of Weaponfirth, edited by Marjorie Burns

The Laxdaela Saga, edited by Marjorie Burns

DRAMA

The Tables Turnededited by Pamela Bracken

MORRIS AND THE BOOK ARTS

The Kelmscott Press, introduction by Florence S. Boos

Calligraphy, introduction by William Peterson

Periodicals, list of publications by Morris

Morris's Library

Edward Burne-Jones Illustrations, Woodcuts for Chaucer, Jason, and others 

RESOURCES

MANUSCRIPTS

Early Poems and The Defence of Guenevere

Autograph Poems, British Library Add MS. 45,298A

Autograph Poems, British Library Add MS. 45,298B

Autograph Poems, British Library Add MS. 74,255

Autograph Manuscript of fragments of 5 poems, Fitzwilliam Library, Cambridge, Manuscript 2

Autograph Manuscript of fragments of 7 poems, 1 prose fragment, Fitzwilliam Library, Cambridge, Manuscript 3

"The Haystack in the Floods," British Library Ashley MS 3680

"Golden Wings," Huntington Library 6479

"Pray But One Prayer for Me," Huntington Library 648

Manuscript of Phillis M. Ellis, 2 Morris poems. This includes "There were not ten men in all the house," an early introduction to "The Story of the Flower" (see List of Poems After 1875, no. 39).

Beinecke Library MS. 1595

"Scenes from the Fall of Troy," British Library Add. MS 45,321 

Jason and Tales Omitted from The Earthly Paradise

"The Deeds of Jason," c. 1866-67, Huntington Library, early draft

"The Wanderers," British Library Add. MS 45,305

"The Wanderers" (early draft of second version), British Library Add. MS 37,499

"The Story of Dorothea" (copyist's version), British Library Add. MS 45,30

"The Wooing of Swanhild," British Library Add. MS 45,30

"The Story of Orpheus and Eurydice," British Library Add. MS 45,308

"The Story of Orpheus and Eurydice," rough version, British Library Add. MS 45,307

"The Story of Aristomenes," British Library Add. MS 45,308

"The Story of Aristomenes," British Library MS. Ashley 4902

"The Story of Aristomenes," Harry Ransom Library, MS. (Morris, W.), Works B

Early Drafts of The Earthly Paradise

Bellerophon at Argos, British Library Add. MS 45,301

Bellerophon at Lycia, British Library Add. MS 45,301

The Death of Paris, British Library Add. MS 45,299 

The Fostering of Aslaug, British Library Add. MS 45,300 

The Hill of Venus, British Library Add. MS 45,299

The Hill of Venus, British Library Add. MS 45,299, early draft

The Hill of Venus, British Library Add. MS transcription 

The Hill of Venus, Fitzwilliam Library MS

The Hill of Venus, Fitzwilliam Library MS, transcription

The Palace East of the Sun and West of the Moon, British Library Add. MS 45,309A

"The Lovers of Gudrun," proof sheets, Beinecke Library IpM834 870a

The Man Who Never Laughed Again, British Library Add. MS 45,303

The Palace East of the Sun and West of the Moon, copyist's version, British Library Add. MS 45,309

The Proud King, rough pencil draft, British Library Add. MS 45,306

The Proud King, copyist's version, British Library Add. MS 45,309 

The Ring Given to Venus, British Library Add. MS 45,302

The Story of Rhodope, British Library Add. MS 45,299

The Story of Rhodope (rough draft), British Library Add. MS 45,304

"The Story of Rhodope," transcription, British Library Add. MS 45,304

The Story of Cupid and Psyche, British Library Add. MS 45,305

The Story of Cupid and Psyche, draft, Beinecke Library, MS. 1596

"The Doom of King Acrisius," draft [matches those in Fitzwilliam Library], Huntington Library, HM 6462

The Earthly Paradise, Huntington Library, HM 6418

Lyric from “Bellerophon in Lycia,” included in a longer excised beginning for “Bellerophon,” British Library Add. MS 45,301, f. 23v and f. 24.

Verses for June and July, The Earthly Paradise, Autograph drafts in B. L. Ms. 45,306, f. 66v and 67v. British Library Add. MS 45,306, f. 67v 

October lyric of The Earthly Paradise, included in A Book of Verse, 1870, 9. Autograph in WMG J152

Poems of The Earthly Paradise Period

"Love's Gleaning Tide," Athenaeum sent to printer, no changes; autograph Ms. copy WMG, J145, signed W. M., dated August 28th, 1872

"As this thin thread," fair autograph copy, WMG J153. Reproduced by a copyist in British Library Add. MS 45,298B, f. 7

"Silence and Pity," fair copied Morris autograph, William Morris Gallery, Ms. J149 [pdf], titled. Copyist’s version in British Library Add. MS 45,298b, f. 8

O fair gold goddess,” William Morris Gallery, A. Ms. J150, fair copy. Printed with notes by R. C. Ellison, English, 15 (1964): 100-102. The poem is signed “Vilhjálmar Vandraedaskáld,” Icelandic for “William the Troubled Skald." Another autograph is in British Library Add. MS 45,318, f. 92 and 92v, on blue ruled paper

"Meeting in Winter” ( "Winter in the world it is / Round about the unhoped kiss" ), English Illustrated Magazine, March, 1884, 339-40. HM 6427, f. 57 is a copy of the English Illustrated Magazine version, prepared for the printer of Poems By the Way, with no verbal changes marked. Images of the English Illustrated Magazine version

“In Arthur’s House” ( "In Arthur’s house whilome was I / When happily the time went by"), British Library Add. MS 45,308, ff. 180-94, autograph drafts. Folio 180 is a single page fragment; ff. 181-86 is another draft; ff. 187-94 a third. Unfinished, written about 1865

Written in a copy of The Earthly Paradise, December 25, 1870 ( "So many stories written here / And none among them but doth bear" ), William Morris Gallery J169

“Love’s Gleaning-Tide” ("Draw not away thy hands, my love:"), Athenaeum, April 1874, 492. HM 6427, f. 43, copy from Athenaeum sent to printer, no changes. Also autograph Ms. copy in the WMG, J145

"Rhyme Slayeth Shame," Morgan Library MA 925, fol. 57 (Annie Fields' album)

"Lonely Love and Loveless Death," Harry Ransom Library, MS file (Morris, W.), Works

"The Moon Shall Be Dark," Harry Ransom Library MS (Morris, W.), Works

Later Poems

Love Is Enough, manuscript drafts from Huntington Library HM 6422

Sigurd the Volsung, British Library Add. MS 45,310

Sigurd the Volsung, British Library Add. MS 45,311

Sigurd the Volsung, British Library Add. MS 45,312

Sigurd the Volsung, British Library Add. MS 45,313

Sigurd the Volsung, British Library Add. MS 45,314

Sigurd the Volsung, British Library Add. MS 45,315

Sigurd the Volsung, British Library Add. MS 45,316

Laxdaela Saga, fragment of prose paraphrase, British Library Add. MS 45,317

Sigurd the Volsung, Fair Copy, British Library Egerton MS 2866

Sigurd the Volsung, early draft, British Library Add. MS 37,49

Sigurd the Volsung, early draft, British Library Add. MS 37,498

Sigurd the Volsung, Huntington Library HM 6446

Poems by the Way and Shorter Translations, Huntington Library HM 6427

"The Hall and the Wood," Cheltenham Library Z4

"A Gloss on the story of Howard by William Morris," ff. 241, 242, 243. ; this is transcribed in the "List of Poems of the Earthly Paradise Period," no. C-72. After 'Howard the Halt," Fitzwilliam Museum  MS270 ff. 134, 135, 136, 137, 138, 139, 140, an original poem.

"Lo when we walk the tangled wood," Harry Ransom Library, MS file Morris, W., Works

"The Burghers' Battle," unused stanzas, Harry Ransom Library, MS file, Morris, W., Works B

"Prologue, The Story of the Volsungs and Niblungs," draft, Harry Ransom Library MS. file, Morris, W., Works B

"The Pilgrims of Hope," part 7, partial draft, Harry Ransom Library MS file Morris, W., Works B

Prose Romances

The House of the Wolfings, 1888, Morgan Library MA 313

The House of the Wolfings, 2 vols. Huntington Library HM 6435

The Roots of the Mountains, 2 vols. Huntington Library HM 6424

A Dream of John Ball, University of Virginia Libraries

"Giles of the Long Frank," British Library Add. MS 45,327

Prose Romance Manuscripts, British Library Add. MS 45,328

  • Novel on Blue Paper, ff. 1 - 58v 

  • Poems in Roots of the Mountains, ff. 54-58 [also HM 6424, ff. 2]

  • Kilian of the Closes, ff. 59-109

  • Unfinished Romances ff. 110-125v

  • Desiderius, ff. 126-149

  • Pencil draft, unfinished metrical romance f. 149v

  • Story of the Flower, ff. 150-186, 194-201v

  • King Peacock, ff. 187 - 193

News from Nowhere, first draft, Morgan Library Morris 13-14

News from Nowhere, fair copy, Morgan Library MA 4591

News from Nowhere, Kelmscott Press edition, proof sheets

The Story of the Glittering Plain, Huntington Library HM 6425, vol.1 

The Story of the Glittering Plain, Huntington Library HM 6425, vol. 2

The Wood Beyond the World, early draft, "The King's Son and the Carle's Son," Society of Antiquaries

The Wood Beyond the World, draft, Morgan Library, New York

The Wood Beyond the World, Beinecke MS. II. Writings, 1894-95

The Well at the World's End, 2 vols., Morgan Library MA 314

The Well at the World's End, Harry Ransom Library, printer's proofs

The Well at the World's End, Harry Ransom Library MS file (Morris, W.)

The Water of the Wondrous Isles, British Library Add. MS 45,322

The Water of the Wondrous Isles, British Library Add. MS 45,323, printer's copy

The Water of the Wondrous Isles, British Library Add. MS 45,325

The Sundering Flood, British Library Add. MS 45,326

"A Story," plot sketch for romance, Beinecke Library, Osborn Collection

The Tables Turned, Huntington Library HM 577

The Tables Turned, Huntington Library HM 6433

Nonfiction: Diaries & Essays

Shorter Icelandic Translations, British Library Add. MS 45,319

Fitzwilliam Library, Icelandic Journal 1871, fair copy made 1873

"Address at the Delivery of Prizes," Harry Ransom Library, Austin, Texas, MS file (Morris, W.), Works

"Address Made on Behalf of the Work of the S.P.A.B.," Huntington Library HM 6449

"The Art of the People," Huntington Library HM 6432, incomplete

"As to Bribing Excellence," International Institute of Social History MS, Amsterdam. Published in Liberty, May 1895

Burnes Papers, British Library Add. MS 45,891

Early political essay, Cheltenham Library

Early politcal essay 2, Cheltenham Library

Essays on Art and History, British Library Add MS 45,331

Essays on Art and History, British Library Add MS 45,332

Essays on Socialism, British Library Add. MS 45,333

Socialism Up to Date (Essays on Socialism), British Library Add. MS 45,334

Fragment of speech on behalf of Socialist League describing socialism in England, given at international conference of socialists, Inv. nr. 611_4, ARCH00496, International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam, transcript.

Report to International Conference, IISH Amsterdam ARCH 00496.611_4-2.

"Gothic Architecture," Harry Ransom Library MS. file Morris, W., Hanley II B

"Gothic Architecture," British Library Add. MS 45,332 (9)

Hammersmith Socialist Society Papers (Minutes), British Library Add. MS 45,891

"Hopes and Fears for Art" Beinecke Library, Yale University, MS Vault Shelves Morris

  • "The Art of the People"

  • "The Beauty of Life"

  • "Making the Best of It"

  • "The Prospects of Architecture in Civilization" 

"How Shall We Live Then," International Institute of Social History MS, Amsterdam

"Lecture Delivered to the National Association for the Advancement of Art," Harry Ransom Library, MS. file (Morris, W.), Works

"Lecture on Art, Art of the People," Bodleian MS. Eng. misc. Don. c. 29, manuscript, 1894.

Letter from Charles Rowley describing Morris's lectures to the Ancoats Brotherhood, British Library Add. MS 45,347

"Makeshift," Bodleian MS. Eng. misc. Don. e. 30"

The Mythology and Religion of the North," Morris's manuscript notes, c. 1876, William Morris Gallery J149.

"Our Policy in this Crisis," Huntington Library HM 6465

"On the Artistic Qualities of Woodcut Books," Huntington Library HM 6431

"Petition regarding the Baptistry at Ravenna," Huntington Library HM 6455

"Regarding the Opinion of the S.P.A.B. on the Restoration of St. Mark's, Venice," Huntington Library HM 6459

"The Relations of Art to Labour," Beinecke Library, MS Vault Shelves, Morris, 1598

"Socialism," British Library Add. MS 45,333

"Socialism Up to Date," Briritsh Library Add. MS. 45,334

Socialist Diary, British Library Add. MS 45,335 

"Socialism from the Root Up," Morgan Library, Morris 10. [chapters 1-3 and 7, with some revisions and corrections by Morris] MA 3843, 1886

Speech Delivered to the First Meeting of the SPAB, Society of Antiquaries, SoA 832

Speech on Free Trade, Bodleian Eng. misc. c. 143

"Some Thoughts on the Ornamented Manuscripts of the Middle Ages," Huntington Library HM 6440

"To the Working People of Great Britain and Ireland," Huntington Library HM 6464

"Town and Country," A. MS, Mark Samuels Lasner Collection

"True and False Society," Huntington Library HM 6420

"Under an Elm-Tree: Thoughts in the Countryside," Cheltenham Public Library, Z4

"[Concerning] Westminster Abbey," Beinecke Library, MS Vault Shelves Morris

"What is to Happen Next?" Beinecke Library William Morris Collection, Gen MSS 45, Series II. Writings

"Why I Am a Communist," International Institute of Social History MS, Amsterdam

Translations

OLD ENGLISH/MEDIEVAL

"The Ordination of Knighthood," Huntington Library HM 6436

Child Christopher and Goldilind the Fair, draft, Huntington Library HM 6419

Child Christopher and Goldilind the Fair, first 16 lines, Huntington Library HM 6418

Child Christopher and Goldilind the Fair, draft, Huntington Library HM 36917-18

Beowulf, first draft, Morgan Library MA 312

Beowulf, draft fragment, British Library Add. MS 45,318

Beowulf, fragment, British Library Add. MS 45,318 transcription

CLASSICAL

The Aeneids of Virgil, Huntington Library HM 6439

The Aeneids of Virgil, British Library Add. MS 45,311

The Odyssey, Huntington Library Manuscript, HM 6421

The Odyssey, Huntington Library Manuscript HM 6448

The Odyssey, British Library Add. MS 45,311

The Odyssey, Harry Ransom Library MS file (Morris, W.), Works

Iliad, Harry Ransom Library, MS file (Morris, W.), Works

OLD FRENCH

The Story of Lancelot of the Lake, Society of Antiquaries MS 905.1, rough draft translation, ff. 1-166

The Story of Lancelot of the Lake, Society of Antiquaries MS 905.2, ff. 167-219

The Story of Lancelot of the Lake, Society of Antiquaries MS. 905.3, calligraphic manuscript, ff. 1-307

The Story of Lancelot of the Lake, Society of Antiquaries MS. 905.4, calligraphic manuscript, ff. 1-76, fair copy of SOA 901.5 with minor rewordings

"Lancelot du Lac," Cheltenham Library, EWL Z2: 1991.1016.996.Z2  in Rubaiyat calligraphic script, fair copy with spaces for large initials

Tristram, British Library Add. MS 45,329, script used for illuminated manuscripts

The Tale of King Coustans and The History of Over Sea, Huntington Library HM 6438

"Amis and Amile," MS 362 BD, courtesy of Special Collections, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, autograph draft

OLD ICELANDIC

Egil's Saga, Society of Antiquaries MS 907, calligraphic manuscript

Egils Saga, Fitzwilliam Library, FW25, ff. 1-159. Donated in 1905. According to Murray, "This draft translation was in existence some years before its publication, and differs materially from the printed text. C F Murray." Contains all 65 chapters but ends slightly before the conclusion with, "he gave his daughter Sigurd to Brand the Generous, the son of Vermund the Slender."

Frithiof the Bold, fragment, Morgan Library MA 1894

Grettir translation, draft, in Eirikr Magnusson's hand with corrections by Morris, Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum (the Wilson).

Grettir Saga, Fitzwilliam Library, 1869, 25F, with many renumberings and some corrections; chapters 89-90, ff. 17-20 and chapter 92, f. 27 are near calligraphic. Donated in 1905. Manusrcript for printer.

Hafbur and Signy, Morgan Library MA 1894, fragment

The Story of Halfdan the Black, Morgan Library MA 3471, calligraphic manuscript

The Story of King Harald, Morgan Library MA 3471 [two sagas bound in same volume], calligraphic manuscript

Harald the Hard-Redy, Saga Library vol. 5, Beinecke Library MS. Vault Shelves Morris

Heimskringla, Morgan Library MA 1894, fragment

"King Hafbur and King Siward,"  Bodleian MS. Eng. misc. e. 233/2, calligraphic manuscript

"King Harald," partial manuscript, Bodleian Eng. misc. MS. d. 265

The Story of King Harald, Morgan Library MA 3471 [two sagas bound in same volume], calligraphic manuscript

Laxdaela Saga, fragment of prose paraphrase, British Library Add. MS. 45,317

Shorter Icelandic Translations British Library Add. Ms 45,318

Poems by the Way and Shorter Translations, Huntington Library HM 6427

"The Prophecy of the Vala," Beinecke Library, Osborn Collection

The Story of the Dwellers at Eyr, Birmingham City Museum and Art Gallery, calligraphic manuscript

"The Story of King Magnus, the Son of Erling," Huntington Library HM 6463

Story of Olaf the Holy, Leeds Library Manuscript, photographed by Ian Felce

The Story of Magnus the Blind and Harald Gilli, Saga Library, vol. 5, Berg Collection, New York Public Library

"The Story of the Volsungs and Niblungs," Bodleian MS. Eng. misc. g. 58.

"The Story of the Banded Men,"  Bodleian MS. Eng. misc. d. 267, calligraphic manuscript

"The Story of Hen Thorir," Bodleian MS. Eng. misc. e. 266, calligraphic manuscript

"The Story of the Dwellers at Eyr," Bodleian MS. Eng. misc.265, calligraphic manuscript

"The Story of Sigi," Bodleian MS. Eng. misc. g. 59

"The Story of the Men of Weaponfirth," Cheltenham Library Y7

The Story of King Olaf Tryggvison, Huntington Library HM 6437

The Story of King Harold Greyfell, Huntington Library HM 6428

The Story of Sigurd the Jerusalem-farer, Eystein and Olaf, edited in Karl Anderson, "Scandinavian Elements in the Works of William Morris." Diss., Harvard University, 1940, 623-866.

The Story of Kormak the Son of Ogmund, Morgan Library MA 1894

"The Story of Howard the Halt," partial draft, Cheltenham Library

The Story of Howard the Halt, Huntington Library HM 6426

The Story of King Harold Greyfell, Huntington Library HM 6428

The Story of King Olaf Tryggvison, Huntington Library HM 6437

The Story of the Ynglings, Society of Antiquaries 906, Saga Library, vol. 6

The Story of the Ynglings, Cheltenham Library, calligraphic manuscript

The Tale of Haldor, the Son of Snorri the Priest, unfinished manuscript, Mark Samuels Lasner Collection

The Tale of Haldor, British Library Add. MS 45,317, transcription

Thorstein and Gunnlaug, partial mansucript, Bodleian MS. Eng. misc. e. 233/1

Manuscript Fragments:

The Book Arts

Catalogue of Morris's Books (illuminated MS.)

Catalogue of Morris's Books, transcription

Locations of Manuscripts

Manuscripts from the Beinecke Library, Yale University

Manuscripts from the Berg Collection, New York Public Library

Manuscripts from the Bodleian Library, Oxford University

Manuscripts from the British Library

Manuscripts from the Cheltenham Library and Art Museum (The Wilson)

Manuscripts from the Fitzwilliam Library, Cambridge, England

Manuscripts from the Harry Ransom Library, Austin, Texas

Manuscripts from the Huntington Library, Pasadena, California

Manuscripts from the International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam

Manuscript from the Leeds Public Library

Manuscripts from the Mark Samuels Lasner Collection

Manuscripts from the Morgan Library, New York

    Manuscripts from the Society of Antiquaries

    Manuscript from the University of Iowa Libraries, Special Collections

    Manuscripts from the William Morris Gallery

    Other Art Works and Poetic Manuscripts

    Burne-Jones, Edward. Drawings for a projected edition of The Aeneids, Morgan Library.

    Burne-Jones, Edward. Drawings for a projected edition of The Earthly Paradise; drawings for the Life and Death of Jason

    Burne-Jones, Edward. Woodcuts for the Kelmscott Chaucer

    Burne-Jones, Edward. Woodcut drawings for The Life and Death of Jason

    Burne-Jones, Edward. Woodcut drawings for The Earthly Paradise

    Rossetti, D. G. "Ego Mater Pulcrae Delectionis," Colbeck Collection, University of British Columbia

    Rossetti, D. G. "Rose Mary," Free Public Library of Philadelphia, images Alexander Ames.

    Rossetti, D. G. "The White Ship." Free Public Library of Philadelphia, images Alexander Ames.

    Rossetti, D. G. Sonnet to Coleridge and "The Leaf" by Leopardi. Free Public Library of Philadelphia, images Alexander Ames.

    Socialist-Related Manuscript

    Charles Faulkner, Speech on Free Trade, Bodleian MS. Eng. misc. c. 143, ff. 81-114

      PERIODICALS

      POEMS PRINTED IN PERIODICALS

      Title page of The Oxford and Cambridge Magazine, January 1, 1856 Oxford and Cambridge Magazine, see "Early Poems" and "Early Romances."

      "The God of the Poor," Fortnightly Review 4, n.s., (1 August 1868), 139-45. ("There was a lord that hight Maltete,") Published in Poems by the Way.

      "Two Sides of the River," Fortnightly Review 4, n.s., (October 1868), 379-82. ("O winter, o white winter, wert thou gone"). Published in Poems by the Way. 

      "Hapless Love," Good Words 10 (1 April 1869), 264-65. ("Why do you sadly go alone")

      "On the Edge of the Wilderness," Fortnightly Review 5 n. s. (April 1869), 391-94. ("Whence comest thou, and where goest thou?"). Published in Poems by the Way.

      "The Death of Paris," Every Saturday 8 (13 November 1869), 625-30.

      “Rhyme Slayeth Shame” ("If as I come unto her she might hear, / If words might reach her when away I go,"), Atlantic Monthly, 25/198, February 1870, 144.

      "May Grown A-Cold," Atlantic Monthly 25/151 (1 May, 1870), 553.

      "Dark Wood," Fortnightly Review, February 1871, 219-20. ("Upon an eve I sat me down and wept") Included in the 1870 "A Book of Verse"; published in Poems by the Way as "Error and Loss," CW, 9, 108

      "The Seasons," The Academy (1 February 1871), 109.

      "The King of Denmark's Sons," Scribner's Monthly 5.3 (January 1873), 294-97. Published in Poems by the Way.

      "Love's Gleaning Tide," Athenaeum, no. 2424 (11 April 1874), 492. ("Draw not away thy hands, my love,") Published in Poems by the Way.

      "The First Foray of Aristomenes," Athenaeum, no. 2533 (13 May 1876), 663-64. ("On toiled the sons of the exiles up the steep,")

      "The Three Seekers," To-Day 1.1 n. s. (January 1884), 25-29. ("There met three knights on the woodland way,") Published in Poems by the Way.

      "The Hall and the Wood," English Illustrated Magazine (February 1890), 351-54. ("'Twas in the water-dwindling tide") Published in Poems by the Way.

      “Meeting in Winter” ("Winter in the world it is / Round about the unhoped kiss"), a song from "The Story of Orpheus and Eurydice," The English Illustrated Magazine, March 1884, 339-40. Published in Poems by the Way.

      "The Voice of Toil," Justice 1.12 (5 April 1884), 5. Published in Poems by the Way.

      "All for the Cause," Justice 1.14 (19 April 1884), 5. Published in Poems by the Way.

      "No Master," Justice, 1.21 (7 June 1884), 5.

      "The March of the Workers," Commonweal 1.1 (February 1885), 4; 1.2 (March 1885).

      "The Message of the March Wind," Commonweal, March 1885 1.2. Published in Poems by the Way.

      "Untitled Verse," Commonweal 4.119 (21 April 1888). ("Lo when we wade the tangled wood")

      "The Burghers' Battle," The Athenaeum (16 June 1888), 761. Published in Poems by the Way.

      "May Day," Justice, 30 April 1892. ("O Earth, once again cometh Spring to deliver")

      "Mine and Thine," Commonweal 5.164 (2 November 1889), 67. Published in Poems by the Way.

      "The Day of Days," The Humane Review, July 1890; Time, November 1890. Reprinted in Poems by the Way.

      "The New Year," The Artist 13 (January 1892), 3.

      "May Day, 1894," Justice 11.538 (5 May 1894), 1.

      "The Days That Were," Eclectic Magazine 68.6, n. s. (December 1898), 785. (poem used as epigraph for The House of the Wolfings)

      PROSE PRINTED IN PERIODICALS

      The Oxford and Cambridge Magazine

      1856

      Introduction and selections, Rossetti Archive [Type Oxford and Cambridge Magazine into a search engine; background information on each issue is provided by P. C. Fleming.]

      Table of Contents: Oxford and Cambridge Magazine, copy marked by Vernon Lushington (courtesy of David Taylor

      Essay, "Churches of North France: The Shadows of Amiens," The Oxford and Cambridge Magazine, February 1856, 99-110.

      Review of Men and Women, by Robert Browning, from The Oxford and Cambridge Magazine, March 1856, 162-172

      Review of "Death the Avenger" and "Death the Friend," The Oxford and Cambridge Magazine, August 1856, 477-479.

      Commonweal: 'The Official Organ of the Socialist League'

      1885, Volume 1

      1886, Volume 2

      1887, Volume 3

      1888, Volume 4

      1889, Volume 5

      1890, Volume 6

      Bibliography of Morris's Contributions to Justice and Commonweal 1883-1890, from Political Writings: Contributions to Justice and Commonweal 1883-1890, ed. and intro., Nicholas Salmon, Bristol: Thoemmes Press, 1994.

      "An Old Story Retold," Commonweal 2.36 (18 September 1886), 197-98.

      "Free Speech in America," Commonweal 3.91 (8 October 1887), 324.

      "Educating Americans in Handicraft," Commonweal 4.129 (30 June 1888), 204-205.

      A Dream of John Ball, 11 installments, Commonweal.

      "Socialism from the Root Up," 25 installments, Commonweal.

      News from Nowhere, 39 installments, Commonweal, 1890.

      English Illustrated Magazine

      "The Glittering Plain," English Illustrated Magazine, 1890.

      vol. 7.81 June 1890, chapters 1-6, pp. 687-98

      vol. 7.82 July 1890, chapters 7-12, pp. 754-68

      vol. 7.83 August 1890, chapters 13-18, pp. 824-32

      vol. 7.84 September 1890, chapters 19-22, pp. 884-900

      Justice: 'The Organ of the Social Democracy' Articles and Poems -from the Marxists.org archive]

      1884, Volume 1

      1885, Volume 1

      Articles on Morris in U.S. Periodicals from 1891-1900

      1891.030 Clarke, William. “William Morris.” New England Magazine 9.6 (Feb. 1891): 740-749.

      1891.095 Rev. of The Story of the Glittering Plain by W. Morris. Library 3.30 (Jun. 1891): 233-234.

      1891.130 Wicksteed, P[hilip] H[enry]. “Morris’s News from Nowhere.” Ethics 2.1 (Oct. 1891): 132-133.

      1892.097 Richardson, F. “William Morris: Poet and Socialist.” Primitive Methodist Quarterly Review and Christian Ambassador 34 (Jul. 1892): 414-429.

      1892.220 Kingsland, William G. “Notes and News” [W. Morris]. Poet-Lore 4.12 (Dec. 1892): 644-645.

      1892.227 Tynan, Katharine. “A Man of Genius: Sketch of the Distinguished Poet, William Morris [excerpted in New York Tribune 52.16,828 (11 Dec. 1892): 17].” Indianapolis News 23.308 (5 Dec. 1892): 5

      1892.264 Tynan, Katharine. “An English Socialist [excerpted from “A Man of Genius: Sketch of the Distinguished Poet, William Morris.” Indianapolis News 23.308 (5 Dec. 1892): 5].” New York Tribune 52.16,828 (11 Dec. 1892): 17.

      1892.265 “The Pre-Raphaelite Exhibition.” Philadelphia Inquirer 127.164 (11 Dec. 1892): 4.

      1893.105 Triggs, Oscar L. “The Socialistic Thread in the Life and Works of William Morris.” Poet-Lore 5.3 (Mar. 1893): 113-122.

      1893.150 Triggs, Oscar L. “The Socialistic Thread in the Life and Works of William Morris. Continued from March Number.” Poet-Lore 5.4 (Apr. 1893): 210-218.

      1894.125 Powers, H. H. “Socialism, Its Growth and Outcome [by W. Morris and E. B. Bax].” American Academy of Political and Social Science, Annals 4.5 (Mar. 1894): 834-835.

      1895.295 Kingsland, William G. “A Poet’s Politics: Mr. William Morris in Unpublished Letters on Socialism.” Poet-Lore 7.10 (Oct. 1895): 473-477.

      1895.310 Kingsland, William G. “A Poet’s Politics: Mr. William Morris in Unpublished Letters on Socialism. Part II. Conclusion” Poet-Lore 7.11 (Nov. 1895): 543-546.

      1895.323 I., I. H. “The Kelmscott Press: An Illustrated Interview with Mr. William Morris.” Bookselling 1.12 (Dec. 1895): [2]-14.

      1896.275 K[ingsland], W[illiam] G. “London Literaria” [W. Morris]. Poet-Lore 8.7 (Jul. 1896): 468.

      1896.394 “William Morris” [obituary]. Chicago Record 17.213 (4 Sep. 1896): 4.

      1896.410 (Faulkner 74) Blatchford, Robert. “A Tribute to Morris.” Clarion no. 253 (Oct. 1896): 324-325.

      1896.460 Lang, A[ndrew]. “Mr. Morris’s Poems [same in Living Age 211.2731 (7 Nov. 1896): 323-330].” Longman's Magazine 28.168 (Oct. 1896): 560-573.

      1896.477 “William Morris Dead.” New York Mail and Express 63 (3 Oct. 1896): 1.

      1896.480 “Obituary: William Morris [same in Writer 9.12 (Dec. 1896):186].” New York Tribune 56.18,221 (4 Oct. 1896): 7.

      1896.480a “The Death of William Morris” [excerpted in Literary Digest 13.25 (17 Oct. 1896): 781]. Springfield Republican 4 Oct. 1896: 6.

      1896.481 “William Morris” [obituary; excerpted in Literary Digest 13.25 (17 Oct. 1896): 781]. Boston Evening Transcript 67 (5 Oct. 1896): 4.

      1896.483 “William Morris’s Death.” Independent 48.2497 (8 Oct. 1896): 13.

      1896.522 “Poems by William Morris.” Springfield Republican 11 Oct. 1896: 13.

      1896.525 “William Morris” [obituary notice; excerpts from Boston Evening Transcript 67 (5 Oct. 1896): 4 and Springfield Republican 4 Oct. 1896: 6]. Literary Digest 13.25 (17 Oct. 1896): 781.

      1896.555 “William Morris [obituary with excerpts from various American newspaper obituaries].” Chautauquan 24.2 (Nov. 1896): 230-231.

      1896.640 Dole, Nathan Haskell. “Notes and News: William Morris.” Poet-Lore 8.12 (Dec. 1896): 630-635.

      1896.655 “Personal Gossip about Authors: William Morris [same as New York Tribune 56.18,221 (4 Oct. 1896): 7].” Writer 9.12 (Dec. 1896): 186.

      1897.070 “Monthly Record of Current Events: Obituary [W. Morris].” Harper’s New Monthly Magazine 94.560 (Jan. 1897): 325.

      1897.076 Johnson, M. “William Morris.” Primitive Methodist Quarterly Review 39 (Jan. 1897): 104.

      1897.130 “Notes and News: A Letter from William Morris.” Poet-Lore 9.2 (Feb 1897): 320.

      1897.195 Williams, Francis Howard. “Immortality as a Motive in Poetry” [passim W. Morris and D. G. Rossetti]. Poet-Lore 9.3 (Mar. 1897): 367-375.

      1898.090 “Notes and News [W. Morris].” Poet-Lore 10.1 (Jan. 1898): 158-159.

      1898.265 “The Posthumous Romance of William Morris.” Outlook in Life, Politics, Finance, Letters, and the Arts 1.7 (19 Mar. 1898): 213-214.

      1898.270 “William Morris’s Last Romance.” New York Tribune Illustrated Supplement 57.18,753 (20 Mar. 1898): 17.

      1898.300 Sturgis, Russell. “The Art of William Morris.” Architectural Record 7.4 (Apr.-Jun. 1898): 440-461.

      1898.415 Gwynn, Stephen. “William Morris [rev. of The Life of William Morris by J. W. Mackail].” Macmillan’s Magazine 78 (Jun. 1898): 153-160.]

      1899.105 “Life and Letters” [W. Morris]. Poet-Lore 11.1 (Jan. 1899): 153-154.

      1899.235 Morris, William. “The Tale of King Coustans.” Poet-Lore 11.4 (Apr. 1899): 465-476.

      1899.340 “Burne-Jones and William Morris.” Bookman [New York] 9.6 (Aug. 1899): 497-499.

      1899.345 “William Morris by One Who Knew Him.” Bookman [New York] 9.6 (Aug. 1899): 533-535.

      1899.365 Zueblin, Rho Fisk. “The Life of William Morris [by J. W. Mackail].” American Journal of Sociology 5.2 (Sep. 1899): 267-275.

      1899.380 Benson, W[illiam] A[rthur] S[mith]. “William Morris and the Arts and Crafts.” National Review 34.199 (Sep. 1899): 268-271.

      1899.385 Hubbard, Elbert. “William Morris [excerpted in Literary Digest 19.19 (4 Nov. 1899): 552-553].” Philistine 9.4 (Sep. 1899): 97-106.

      1899.460 “William Morris’s Influence on Household Art [excerpts from Philistine 9.4 (Sep. 1899): 97-106].” Literary Digest 19.19 (4 Nov. 1899): 552-553.

      1899.530 (Fredeman 43.46, 77.14) Streeter, A. “William Morris and Pre-Raphaelism [sic].” Month: A Catholic Magazine 94 (Dec. 1899): 598-608.

      1899.535 Trent, W[illiam] P[eterfield]. Rev. of The Life of William Morris by J. Mackail. Sewanee Review 7.12 (Dec. 1899): 502-506.

      1899.575 Ackerman, Eduard. “An American William Morris.” Book-Lover 2 (Winter 1899/1900): 203-205.

      1900.090 Hulme, W[illia]m H. “Beowulf” [Rev. of The Tale of Beowulf trans. W. Morris and F. Wyatt]. Modern Language Notes 15.1 (Jan. 1900): 22-26.

      From Pre-Raphaelitism in the Nineteenth-Century Press: A Bibliography. Victoria: University of Victoria Press, 2002.

      Tobin, Tom. Pre-Raphaelitism in the Nineteenth-Century Press: A Bibliography. Victoria: University of Victoria Press, 2002.

      Boos, Florence. "The First Morris Society: Chicago, 1903-1905," JWMS 21.4 (Winter 2014).

      Helsinger, Elizabeth. "'A Vestibule of Song': Morris and Burne-Jones in Chicago," JWMS 21.4 (Winter 2014).

      "A Plea for the American Anarchists," Pall Mall Gazette (28 September 1887), 5.

      Boos, Florence. "Where Have all The Manuscripts Gone? Morris's Autographs in Diaspora", JWMS 22.4 pp. 4-14

      CRITICISM

      Early Poems

      Boos, Florence S. "The Structure of Morris' Tales for the Oxford and Cambridge Magazine." Victorian Periodicals Review 20 (1987), 2-12.

      Gordon, Walter K. "Pre-Raphaelitism and The Oxford and Cambridge Magazine." Journal of the Rutgers University Library 29(1966), 42-51.

      Hosman, Robert Stahr. "The Germ (1850) and The Oxford and Cambridge Magazine (1856)." Victorian Periodicals Newsletter 4 (April 1969), 36-47.

      Hosman, Robert Stahr. "The Oxford and Cambridge Magazine." British Literary Magazines: The Victorian and Edwardian Age, ed. Alvin Sullivan. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1984, 294-302.

      Le Mire, Eugene D., ed. Introduction, The Hollow Land and Other Contributions to the Oxford and Cambridge Magazine. Bristol: Thoemmes Press, 1996.

      Whitla, William. "William Morris's 'The Mosque Rising in the Place of the Temple of Solomon: A Critical Text.'" Journal of Pre-Raphaelite Studies 9 (Summer 2000), 43-82.

      Whitla, William. “'I Learned Next to Nothing There': William Morris at Marlborough College." Journal of Pre-Raphaelite Studies 26 (Spring 2017), 50-100.

      Early Poems articles from The Journal of William Morris Studies

      Baïssus, J. M. "Morris and the Oxford and Cambridge Magazine."JWMS 5.2 (Winter 1982): 2-13.

      Dewan, Pauline. "Patterns of Enclosure in Morris's Early Stories."JWMS 11.2 (Spring 1995): 9-11.

      Fletcher, Chris. "A Rediscovered and Partly Unpublished Morris Notebook."JWMS 14.3 (Winter 2001): 12-20.

      Timo, Helen. "A Church Without God: William Morris's A Night in a Cathedral."JWMS 4.2 (Summer 1980): 24-31.

      The Defence of Guenevere

      Balch, Dennis R. "Guenevere's Fidelity to Arthur in 'The Defence of Guenevere' and 'King Arthur's Tomb." Victorian Poetry 13.3-4 (1975): 61-70.

      Bentley, D. M. R. (Dis)continuties: Arthur's Tomb, Modern Painters, and Morris's Early Wallpaper Design. Writing on the Image: Reading William Morris, ed. David Latham. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007, 17-30.

      Berry, Ralph. "A Defense of Guenevere." Victorian Poetry 9(1971): 277-86.

      Boos, Florence. "Justice and Vindication in William Morris's 'The Defence of Guenevere.'" King Arthur Through the Ages, eds. Valerie M. Lagorio and Mildred Leake Day. Vol. 2. Garland Publishing, Inc.: New York, 1990.

      Boos, Florence. "Sexual Polarities in The Defence of Guenevere." Browning Institute Studies 13 (1985), 181-200.

      Boos, Florence. "William Morris, Robert Bulwer-Lytton, and the Arthurian Poetry of the 1850s," Arthuriana 6.3 (1996), 31-53.

      Calhoun, Blue. The Pastoral Vision of William Morris: The Earthly Paradise. Athens: Unviersity of Georgia Press, 1974. "Heroic Quest: The Mood of Energy," 39-59.

      Cowles, David. "Wandering between Ten Worlds: Morris’s Guenevere Poems and the Failure of Discourse." Victorian Poetry, 55.4 (Winter 2017): 517-35.

      Dahl, Curtis. "Morris's 'The Chapel in Lyoness': An Interpretation," Studies in Philology, 51 (1954), 482-491.

      Friesen, Janet Wright. "William Morris, Shaper of Tales: Creating a Hero's Story in 'Sir Peter Harpdon's End," Writing on the Image: Reading William Morris, ed. David Latham. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007, 31-41.

      Frye, Northrop. "A Conversation with Northrop Frye About William Morris," Journal of Pre-Raphaelite Studies 10 (Spring 2001), 35-42.

      Frye, Northrop. "The Meeting of Past and Future in William Morris." Studies in Romanticism, Fall 1982, Vol.21(3), p.303

      Hassett, Constance. "The Style of Evasion: The Defence of Guenevere and Other Poems." Victorian Poetry 29.2 (Summer 1991), 99-114.

      Hazen, James. "Morris's "Haystack": The Fate of Vision," Pre-Raphaelite Review 1.1 (November 1977), 49-56.

      Helsinger, Elizabeth. "Lyric Color and The Defence of Guenevere," chapter 3, Poetry and the Pre-Raphaelite Arts: Dante Gabriel Rossetti and William Morris, New Haven: Yale, 2008, 55-86.

      Herbert, Karen. "Dissendent Language in The Defence of Guenevere." Victorian Poetry 34.3 (1996): 313-27. 299-312.

      Keane, Robert. "Rossetti and Morris: 'This Ever-Diverse Pair,'" The Golden Chain: Essays on William Morris and Pre-Raphaelitism, ed. Carole Silver, New York and London: The William Morris Society, 1982, 115-48.

      King, Rebecca Bruch. “‘Ceaselessly Losing Our Identity’: Psychic Rupture in ‘King Arthur’s Tomb.’” Arthuriana, 27 (April 2017): 28-42.

      Kirchhoff, Frederick. William Morris: The Construction of A Male Self, 1856-1872. Ohio University Press, 1990, 70-81.

      Kirchhoff, Frederick. "'The Glory and Freshness of a Dream': Arthurian Romances as Reconstructed Childhood." Arthuriana Arthuriana 6.3 (1996), 3-13.

      Kirchhoff, Frederick. "Heroic Disintegration: Morris' Medievalism and the Disappearance of the Self." The Golden Chain: Essays on William Morris and Pre-Raphaelitism, ed. Carole Silver, New York and London: The William Morris Society, 1982,75-95.

      Latham, David. "Gothic Architectonics: Morris's 'Tune of Seven Towers'," The Pre-Raphaelite Review, 2.2 (May 1979), 49-58.

      Latham, David. "'Making Pictures': Morris's Pre-Raphaelite Poetics and Its Reception." In The Routledge Companion to William Morris. Ed. Florence S. Boos. London: Routledge, 2021. 278-301.

      Mancoff, Debra N. "Problems with the Pattern: William Morris's Arthurian Imagery." Arthuriana 6.3 (1996), 55-68.

      Miles, Rosie. "Binding Men: William Morris's The Defence of Guenevere and the Circulation of Masculine Desire," Private and Public Voices in Victorian Poetry, eds. Sabine Coelsch-Foisner and Holger Klein. Tubinger: Stauffenburg Verlag, 2000, 89-102.

      Sadoff, Diane. "Erotic Murders: Structural and Rhetorical Irony in William Morris' Froissart Poems," Victorian Poetry 13.3-4 (1975): 11-26.

      Sadoff, Dianne. "The Poetics of Repetition and The Defence of Guenevere." In The Golden Chain: Essays on William Morris and Pre-Raphaelitism, ed. Carole Silver, New York and London: The William Morris Society, 1982, 97-113.

      Scott, Dixon. “The First Morris,” in Primitiae: Essays in English Literature. Liverpool: The University Press, 1912: 183-236.

      Shaw, W. David. "Arthurian Ghosts: The Phantom Art of 'The Defence of Guenevere.'" Victorian Poetry 34.3 (1996): 299-312.

      Silver, Carole. "Dreamers of Dreams: Toward a Definition of Literary Pre-Raphaelitism."The Golden Chain: Essays on William Morris and Pre-Raphaelitism, ed. Carole Silver, New York and London: The William Morris Society, 1982, 5-51. [discusses Rossetti, Morris, and Swinburne]

      Silver, Carole. The Romance of William Morris, Ohio University Press, 1982, pp. 40-42, 45-46.

      Spatt, Hartley. "William Morris and the Uses of the Past." Victorian Poetry 13.3-4 (1975): 1-9.

      Struve, Laura. "The Public Life and Private Desires of Women in William Morris's 'Defence of Guenevere'." Arthuriana 6.3 (1996): 15-28.

      Ward, Megan. "William Morris's Conditional Moment." RaVon: Romanticism and Victorianism on the Net (Summer 2009).

      Defence articles from the Journal of William Morris Studies

      Berry, Ralph. "The Symbolism of William Morris." JWMS 3.4 (Winter 1978): 20-34.

      Boos, Florence. "The Defence of Guenevere: Morris's Critique of Medieval Violence," JWMS, 18.4 (Summer 2010), 8-21.

      Braesel, Michaela. "The Influence of Medieval Illuminated Manuscripts on the Pre-Raphaelites and the Early Poetry of William Morris."JWMS 15.2 (2004):41-54.

      Faulkner, Peter. "Morris and Pre-Raphaelitism," JWMS 19.4 (Summer 2012), 40-62.

      Faulkner, Peter. "Morris and Tennyson," JWMS 18.3 (Winter 2009), 15-51.

      Faulkner, Peter. "William Morris and Robert Browning," JWMS 2013 (Winter 2013), 13-30.

      Frith, Richard. "The Defence of Yseult: Swinburne's Queen Yseult and Wiliam Morris." JWMS 18.1 (Winter 2008), 85-95.

      Firth, Richard. "'Honorable and Nobel Adventures': Courtly and Chivalric Idealism in Morris's Froissartian Poems," JWMS 17.3 (Winter 2007).

      Helsinger, Elizabeth. "Lyric Colour: Pre-Raphaelite Art and Morris's The Defence of Guenevere." JWMS 15.2 (2004): 16-40.

      Hodgson, Amanda. "Riding Together: William Morris and Robert Browning."JWMS 9.4 (Spring 1992): 3-7.

      Hoskins, Robert. "Image and Motif in The Haystack in the Floods." JWMS 3.2 (Summer 1976): 4-7.

      Jackson, Vanessa Furse. "'Two Red Roses Across the Moon'-Reconsidering Symbolic Implications." Vanessa Furse Jackson, JWMS 12.1 (Autumn 1996): 29-34.

      Miles, Rosie. "Illustrating Morris: The Work of Jessie King and Maxwell Armfield."JWMS 15.2 (2004):109-135.

      Lewis, Celia M. "The Individual and the Violence of History: The Froissart Poems of William Morris’s The Defence of Guenevere and Walter Benjamin’s 'Theses on the Philosophy of History.'" JWMS 21.4 (Summer 2016): 34-49.

      Schofield, John. "The Defence of Guenevere and Contemporary Critics." JWMS 3.1 (Spring 1974): 27-30.

      Williams, Todd O. "Teaching Morris's Early Dream Poems through the Three Registers." Todd O. Williams, JWMS 17.2 (Summer 2007): 99-114.

      Wong, Alexander. "William Morris's The Defence of Guenevere." JWMS 19.1 (Winter 2010), 52-65.

      Zasempa, Marek. "Poetics of Absence in Morris's 'Concerning Geffray Teste Noire': Between Reality and Visualisation." JWMS 21.3 (Winter 2015).

      The Life and Death of Jason

      Boos, Florence. “Jason’s ‘Wise’ Women: Gender and Morris’s First Romantic Epic.” Writing on the Image: Reading William Morris, edited David Latham. University of Toronto Press, 2007. 41-58. pdf

      Boos, Florence. The Pattern of William Morris's 'The Earthly Paradise.' Mellen, 1990.

      Faulkner, Peter. Against the Age: An Introduction to William Morris. London: George Allen and Unwin, 1980, pp. 37-46. [see selections below]

      Faulkner, Peter. William Morris: The Critical Heritage. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1973, pp. 50-76.

      Gibbs. Allegra. "William Morris' Use of Classical Sources in The Life and Death of Jason: A Classicist's Reading." M. Litt., University of Edinburgh, 1992.

      Kermode, Helen Sybil. "The Classical Sources of Morris's Life and Death of Jason." Primitiae: Essays in English Literature by Students of the University of Liverpool. Liverpool and London, 1912, 158-82.

      Kirchhoff, Frederick. William Morris. Boston: Twayne, 1979, pp. 61-66. 

      Mench, Martha D. The Argonautic Tradition in William Morris’ s “The Life and Death of Jason”: A Study in Poetic Eclecticism. Dissertation Abstracts 29 (1968): 1212A Yale Unversity.

      Morris, May. Introduction, The Collected Works of William Morris, vol. 2: The Life and Death of Jason. London: Longmans, 1910, ix-xxviii. 

      Oberg, Charlotte. A Pagan Prophet: William Morris. Charlottesville: University of Virginia, 1978, pp. 75-85. [see selections below]

      Silver, Carole. The Romance of William Morris. Athens: Ohio University Press, 1982, 50-55.

      Tompkins, J. M. William Morris: An Approach to the Poetry. London: Cecil Woolf, 1984, 89-95.

      Jason articles from the Journal of William Morris Studies

      Miles, Rosie. "Illustrating Morris: The Work of Jessie King and Maxwell Armfield."JWMS 15.4 (2004): 109-135.

      Tales Omitted from The Earthly Paradise

      Anderson, Karl. "The Wooing of Swanhild, " from Karl Anderson, "The Beginning of Morris's Interest in the History and Literature of Early Scandinavia: 1834-1870," Chapter 1, "Scandinavian Elements in the Works of William Morris," Unpub. dissertation, Harvard, 1940. [also includes discussion of "In Arthur's House"]

      Boos, Florence. "The Evolution of the Wanderers' Prologue," Papers on Language and Literature 20.4 (1984), 397-417. 

      Boos, Florence. "The Story of Orpheus and Eurydice": An Omitted Earthly Paradise Tale," Journal of Pre-Raphaelite Studies 4.1 (November, 1983): 58-86.Journal of Pre-Raphaelite Studies 4.1 (November, 1983): 58-86. 

      Goodwin, K.L. “An Unpublished Tale from The Earthly Paradise.” Victorian Poetry, 13 (Fall- Winter 1975): 91-102.

      Holzman, Michael. "The First Version of 'The Wanderers'," The Journal of Pre-Raphaelite Studies 3.1(1982): 91-104. 

      Latham, David. "Literal and Literary Texts: Morris' 'Story of Dorothea,'" Victorian Poetry 34.3 (Autumn 1996): 329-39.

      Litzenberg, Karl. "The Wooing of Swanhild." From "Contributions of the Old Norse Language and Literature to the Style and Substance of the Writings of William Morris, 1856-76." Dissertation, University of Michigan, 1933. Chapter 3.3 The Wooing of Swanhild 210-228 

      The Earthly Paradise

      Anderson, Karl. Discussion of "The Lovers of Gudrun," "The Story of Aslaug." "Scandinavian Elements in the Works of William Morris." Diss., Harvard University, 1940.

      ("The Story of Aslaug," pp. 120-27.)

      ("Gudrun," 64-109.)

      Anderson, Karl. Discussion of Morris and the Earthly Paradise in "Scandinavian Elements in the Works of William Morris." Diss., Harvard University, 1940, 13-38.

      Balch, Dennis, "'The Lovers of Gudrun,' Sigurd the Volsung, and The House of the Wolfings: Three Chapters in a Tale of the Individual and the Tribe," After Summer Seed: Reconsiderations of William Morris's Sigurd the Volsung, Shiremanstown, Pennsylvania: William Morris Society in the United States, 1977. 

      Boos, Florence S. "The Structure of Morris's Tales for the Oxford and Cambridge Magazine," Victorian Periodicals Review, Vol. 20, No. 1 (Spring, 1987), pp. 2-12

      Boos, Florence. "Sources for Morris's 'Wanderers' Prologue.'" American Notes and Queries 22.5-6 (1984): 73-78.

      Boos, Florence. "Ten Journeys to the Venusberg: Morris' Drafts for The Hill of Venus" Victorian Poetry, Vol. 39 (Winter,2001): 597-616.

      Calhoun, Blue. "Pastoral: The Mood of Idleness," 61-62 and "The Four Seasons of Man and Society: The General Structure and Volume I, " 117-128; "The Burning Days of Mid-summer Suns: Volume II," in The Pastoral Vision of William Morris. U Georgia: Athens, 1975, 146-77.

      Cowan, Yuri. "Everyday Material Culture in the Medieval Tales of the Earthly Paradise,William Morris and the Art of the Everyday, ed. Wendy Parkins, Cambridge: Cambridge Scholar Press, 2010.

      Ellison, Ruth C. "'The Undying Glory of Dreams': William Morris and 'The Northland of Old,'" Victorian Poetry, ed. M. Bradbury and D. Palmer. London: E. Arnold, 1972, 138-75.

      Ellison, Ruth. "An Unpublished Poem by William Morris," English 15 (Autumn, 1964): 100-102.

      Goodwin, Kenneth. "Unpublished Lyrics of William Morris." Yearbook of English Studies 5(1975): 190-206.

      Helsinger, Elizabeth. "Chromatic States" and "Designing The Earthly Paradise,Poetry and the Pre-Raphaelite Arts: Dante Gabriel Rossetti and William Morris, New Haven: Yale, 2008, 112-118, 199-217.

      Hodgson, Amanda. "'The Highest Poetry': Epic Narrative in The Earthly Paradise and Idylls of the King," Victorian Poetry (1996): 341-54.

      Julian, Linda. "Laxdaela Saga and 'The Lovers of Gudrun': Morris' Poetic Vision." Victorian Poetry (1996): 355-71.

      Kierstead, Christopher. Victorian Poetry, Europe, and the Challenge of Cosmopolitanism. Ohio State University Press, 2011, 143-177.  Chapter 6: "Affinity versus Isolation: Cosmopolitanism and the Racial Dynamics of Morris's Europe"

      Kocmanova, Jesse. "The Poetic Maturing of William Morris: From the Earthly Paradise to the Pilgrims of Hope." Brno Studies in English, vol. 5, 1964. Reprinted; Folcroft: Folcroft Library Editions, 1970.

      Latham, David. "Paradise Lost: Morris's Re-writing of The Earthly Paradise." Journal of Pre-Raphaelite Studies 1.1 (Part 1): 67-76.

      Latham, David. “Writing on the Image: How We Write and How We Might Write.” In Writing on the Image: Reading William Morris.  Ed. David Latham. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007: 3-16.

      Litzenberg, Karl. "Contributions of the Old Norse Language and Literature to the Style and Substance of the Writings of William Morris, 1856-76." Dissertation, University of Michigan, 1933. Chapter 3.4 The Fostering of Aslaug 229-244 Chapter 3.5 The Lovers of Gudrun 245-275 

      Litzenberg, Karl. "Allusions to the Elder Edda in the 'Non-Norse Poems of William Morris." Scandinavian Studies 14(1935-37): 17-24.

      Litzenberg, Karl. "Tyrfing into Excalibur? A Note on William Morris's Unfinished Poem, 'In Arthur's House'," Scandinavian Studies 15 (1938-39): 81-83.

      Litzenberg, Karl. "William Morris and the Heimskringla." Scandinavian Studies 14(1935-36): 33-39.

      Litzenberg, Karl. "William Morris and the 'Literary' Tradition." Michigan Alumnus 53(1946): 48-55.

      Litzenberg, Karl. "William Morris and Scandinavian Literature: A Bibliographical Essay." Scandinavian Studies 13(1933-35): 93-105.

      Mauer, Oscar. "William Morris's Treatment of Greek Legend in The Earthly Paradise." Texas University Studies in English 33 (1954): 103-18.

      Mauer, Oscar. "William Morris and Gesta Romanorum." Studies in Language, Literature, and Culture of the Middle Ages and Later. Ed. E. B. Atwood. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1969, 367-81.

      Mauer, Oscar. "William Morris and the Laxdaela Saga." Texas Studies in Language and Literature 5(1963): 422-37.

      Mauer, Oscar. "William Morris and the Poetry of Escape." Nineteenth Century Studies. Ed. H. Davies, William DeVane, and R. C. Bald. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1940, 247-76.

      McGann, Jerome. "The Beauty of Medusa." Studies in Romanticism 11.1(1972): 3-25.

      Morris, May. "Narrative Poetry: The Earthly Paradise" and "Workshop Notes." William Morris: Artist, Writer, Socialist. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1936, vol. 1, 396-440.

      Morris, May. Remarks on Early Drafts for The Earthly ParadiseCollected Works 3, 628-32, Collected Works 21, xviii-xix

      Morris, May. William Morris: Artist, Writer, Socialist, Oxford: Blackwells, 1936, 404-36. 

      Oberg, Charlotte, "The Role of the Hero," chapter II, A Pagan Prophet: William Morris, Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 1978.

      ---------. "Conclusion." Ibid.

      Riegel, Julius. Die Quellen von William Morris' Dichtung The Earthly Paradise. Erlangen & Leipzig. A. Deichert'sche Verlagsbuchh. Nachf. (Gerog Böhme), 1890.

      Silver, Carole. "The Earthly Paradise: Lost." Victorian Poetry 13.3-4 (1975): 27-42.

      Strode, Elizabeth. "The Crisis of The Earthly Paradise: Morris and Keats." Victorian Poetry 13.3-4 (1975): 71-81.

      Thomas, Jane. "Morris and the Muse: Gender and Aestheticism in William Morris's 'Pygmalion and the Image.' Writing on the Image: Reading William Morris, ed. David Latham. Toronto: University of Toronto, 2007, 61-72.

      Thompson, Tollef B., "Skandinavischer Einfluss auf William Morris in den ersten Studien (The Earthly Paradise). Inaugural-Dissertation, Koniglichen Universitat zu Greifswald, Berlin, 1901.

      Wahl, John Robert. "The Mood of Energy and the Mood of Idleness: A Note on The Earthly Paradise." English Studies in Africa 2.1 (1959): 90-97.

      Earthly Paradise from the Journal of Wiliam Morris Studies

      Faulkner, Peter. "The Story of Alcestis in William Morris and Ted Hughes,"JWMS 16/23 (2005): 56-79.

      Love is Enough

      Boos, Florence. “'The Banners of the Spring to Be’: The Dialectical Pattern of Morris’s Later Poetry.” English Studies 81 (2000): 1-27.

      Boos, Florence. "Love Is Enough as Secular Theodicy." Papers in Language and Literature 24 (1988), 53-80.

      Colvin, Sidney. Review of Love Is EnoughFortnightly Review, 1 January 1873, XIII, 147-48.

      Dunlap, Benjamin. "Bear Me Witness to Love: Morris's Love is Enough." Victorians Institute Journal 2 (1973), 3-21.

      Herbert, Karen. "No 'Fourth Wall': The Experience of Drama in William Morris's Love is Enough," English Studies in Canada 17.3 (1991), 301-17.

      Kirchhoff, Frederick. "Love is Enough: A Crisis in William Morris' Poetic Development." Victorian Poetry 15 (1977), 297-306.

      Morris, May, ed. The Collected Works of William Morris. Introduction to Vol. 9. Love Is Enough and Poems by the Way. London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1911.

      Simcox, G. A. Review, Academy, December 1872, vol. 3, 461-62.

      Tompkins, J. M. S. William Morris: An Approach to the Poetry. London: Cecil Woolf, 1988, 202-227.

      Wilson, John R. "William Morris's Love is Enough: A Parabolic Morality." Pre-Raphaelite Review 1 (1977), 16-26.

      Sigurd the Volsung

      Anderson, George K., trans. and ed., The Saga of the Völsungs, Together with Excerpts from the Nornageststháttr and Three Chapters from the Prose Edda. Newark: University of Delaware, 1982.

      Anderson, Karl. "Scandinavian Elements in the Works of William Morris." Diss. Harvard, 1940. "Sigurd the Volsung," pp. 233-67. Also see headnote, "Manuscripts and Revisions."

      Balch, Dennis,"'The Lovers of Gudrun,' Sigurd the Volsung, and The House of the Wolfings: Three Chapters in a Tale of the Individual and the Tribe," After Summer Seed: Reconsiderations of William Morris's Sigurd the Volsung, ed. John Hollow. Shiremanstown, Pennsylvania: William Morris Society in the United States, 1978.

      Blench, J. W., "William Morris's Sigurd the Volsung: A Re-appraisal, " The Durham University Journal, OS 41, NS 30 (1968).

      Boos, Florence. “'The Banners of the Spring to Be’: The Dialectical Pattern of Morris’s Later Poetry.” English Studies 81 (2000): 1-27.

      Cumming, Mark, "The Structure of Sigurd the Volsung," Victorian Poetry 21 (Winter 1983), 403-14.

      Dentith, Simon. Epic and Empire in Nineteenth-Century Britain. Cambridge UP, pp. 71-83.

      Dentith, Simon. Morris, ''The Great Story of the North,' and the Barbaric Past." Journal of Victorian Culture 14.2 (2009).

      Frith, Richard, "The Worship of Courage: William Morris's Sigurd the Volsung and Victorian Medievalism." Beyond Arthurian Romances: the Reach of Victorian Medievalism, eds. Jennifer A. Palmgren and Lorretta M. Holloway. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005, 117-32.

      Gray, Donald J. "Arthur, Roland, Empedocles, Sigurd, and the Despair of Heroes in Victorian "Imagery of Gold in Sigurd the Volsung." Jane Ennis, 20-26. Poetry," Boston University Studies in English 5 (spring 1961), 1-17.

      Gutman, Robert W., ed., William Morris, trans., Volsung Saga: The Story of the Volsungs and Niblungs (New York: Collier, 1962).

      Hoare, Dorothy, The Works of Morris and Yeats in Relation to Early Saga Literature (Cambridge: University Press, 1937).

      Hollow, John. "Introduction: Sinfiotli," After Summer Seed: Reconsiderations of William Morris's Sigurd the Volsung, ed. John Hollow. Shiremanstown, Pennsylvania: William Morris Society in the United States, 1978, 2-12.

      Kierstead, Victorian Poetry, Europe, and the Challenge of Cosmopolitanism. Ohio State University Press, 2011, 143-177.  Chapter 6: "Affinity vs. Isolation: Cosmopolitanism and the Racial Dynamics of Morris's Europe."

      Leiblein, Emil. Prinzipien und Andwendung des Stabreims in W. Morris' "Sigurd the Volsung." Amorbach: Gottlob Volkhardsche Druckerei, 1913.

      Litzenberg, Karl. "Contributions of the Old Norse Language and Literature to the Style and Substance of the Writings of William Morris, 1856-76."Diss., University of Michigan, 1933. Chapter 3.6 Sigurd the Volsung 276-326

      Litzenberg, Karl. "William Morris and Scandinavian Literature: A Bibliographical Essay." Scandinavian Studies and Notes, January 1, 1933, 93-105.

      Litzenberg, Karl. "William Morris and the Heimskringla." Scandinavian Studies 14(1935-36): 33-39.

      Litzenberg, Karl. "William Morris and the 'Literary' Tradition." Michigan Alumnus 53(1946): 48-55.

      Lowe, Luella, "William Morris' Mythological Adaptations in Sigurd the Volsung," M.A. Thesis University of Iowa, 1941.

      Magnusson, Eirikr and William Morris, trans., The Story of the Volsungs (London: WaIter Scott, 1888), pp. 105-107.

      McDowell, George Tremaine. "The Treatment of the Volsunga Saga by William Morris." Scandinavian Studies 7 (February 1923), 151-68.

      Meredith, Emily, "Iceland and William Morris: In Search of the Whole," After Summer Seed: Reconsiderations of William Morris's Sigurd the Volsung, Shiremanstown, Pennsylvania: William Morris Society in the United States, 1977, 71-87.

      Morris, May, intro. The Collected Works of William Morris. Vol. 12. London: Longmans, 1911.

      O'Donoghue, Heather. English Poetry and Old Norse Myth: A History. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014.

      Silver, Carole, The Romance of William Morris, Ohio University Press, 1982, 111-119.

      Sossaman, Stephen, "William Morris's Sigurd the Volsung and the Pre-Raphaelite Visual Aesthetic," Pre-Raphaelite Review, 1 (May, 1978), 81-90.

      Spatt, Hartley, "Morrissaga: Sigurd the Volsung,"After Summer Seed: Reconsiderations of William Morris's Sigurd the Volsung, ed. John Hollow. Shiremanstown, Pennsylvania: William Morris Society in the United States, 1977.

      Tompkins, J. M. S. "Sigurd the Volsung," in William Morris: An Approach to the Poetry. London: Cecil Woolf, 1988, 228-275.

      Tucker, Herbert, "All for the Tale: The Epic Macropoetics of Morris' Sigurd the Volsung," Victorian Poetry 34.3 (1996): 373-394. 

      Ugolnik, Anthony."The Victorian Skald: Old Icelandic and the Evolution of William Morris' Sigurd the Volsung," After Summer Seed: Reconsiderations of William Morris's Sigurd the Volsung, ed. John Hollow. Shiremanstown, Pennsylvania: William Morris Society in the United States, 1978.

      Ullal, Kathleen. "'And my deeds shall be remembered, and my name that once was nought': Regin's Role in Sigurd the Volsung and the Fall of the Niblungs." JWMS 19.4 (Summer 2012), 63-73.

      Van Doorn, Willem. Theory and Practice of English Narrative Verse Since 1833. Amsterdam: N. V. de Arbeiderspers, 1932; reprinted Folcroft, Pa.: Folcroft, 1770, 62-81.

      Sigurd articles from the Journal of William Morris Studies

      Ennis, Jane, "The Role of Grimhild in Sigurd the Volsung,"JWMS 8.3 (Autumn 1989): 13-23.

      Ennis, Jane, "Imagery of Gold in Sigurd the Volsung,"JWMS 11.4 (Spring 1996): 20-26.

      Poems by the Way

      Anderson, Karl. "The Culmination of Morris's Interest in the North: 1871-1876," chap. 2, "Scandinavian Elements in the Works of William Morris." Diss., Harvard, 1970. [chapter on Morris's ballad translations, pp. 146-232]

      Boos, Florence. “'The Banners of the Spring to Be’: The Dialectical Pattern of Morris’s Later Poetry.” English Studies 81 (2000): 1-27.

      Boos, Florence. "Narrative Design in The Pilgrims of Hope." Socialism and the Literary Artistry of William Morris, edited Florence Boos and Carole Silver. Columbia, Missouri: University of Missouri Press, 1990.

      De Vega, Hope. Introduction to "Los Peregrinos de la Esperanza: A Bilingual English-Spanish Edition of William Morris' The Pilgrims of Hope." M. A. Thesis, University of Iowa, 2006. 

      Ellison, Ruth. "An Unpublished Poem by William Morris," English 15 (Autumn, 1964): 100-102.

      Elton, Oliver, review, Academy. February 1892, vol. 41, 197.

      Faulkner, Peter. "The Male as Lover, Fool and Hero: 'Goldilocks' and the Late Prose Romances." Victorian Poetry 34.3 (1996): 413-24.

      Garnett, Richard, review, Illustrated London News, January 9th, 1892. 

      George, J.A. “A Very Private Gesture: William Morris’ ‘A Book of Verse’ and its Public Sequel.” Private and Public Voices in Victorian Poetry. Ed. Sabine Coelsch-Foisner and Holger Klein. Tubinger: Stauffenburg Verlag, 2000. 103-10.

      Goodwin, Kenneth. "The Summation of a Poetic Career: Poems by the Way," Victorian Poetry 34.3 (1996): 397-410.

      Henville, Letitia. “Late Victorian Ballad Translation.” Diss. University of Toronto, 2016.

      Holzman, Michael, "Propaganda, Passion, and Literary Art in William Morris's The Pilgrims of Hope," Texas Studies in Literature and Language 24.4 (Winter 1982), 372-93.

      Latham, David, ed. and intro. Poems by the Way, Bristol: Thoemmes Press, 1994.

      Latham, David. Tales Omitted from The Earthly Paradise. William Morris Archive online. 

      Litzenberg, Karl. “Contributions of the Old Norse Language and Literature to the Style and Substance of the Writings of William Morris, 1856-76.” Diss. U of Michigan, 1933.

      Morris, May. Introduction. The Collected Works of William Morris. Vol. 9. Ed. May Morris. London: Longmans, 1911. xxxiv-xxxix.

      Waters, Chris. "Morris's Chants and the Problem of Socialist Culture." Socialism and the Literary Artistry of William Morris, edited Florence Boos and Carole Silver. Columbia, Missouri: University of Missouri Press, 1990.

      Poems articles from the Journal of William Morris Studies

      Salmon, Nicholas. "The Communist Poet-Laureate: William Morris's Chants for Socialists." JWMS 14.3 (Winter 2001): 31-40.

      Salmon, Nicholas. "The Serialisation of The Pilgrims of Hope." JWMS 12.2 (Spring 1997): 14-25.

      Pilgrims of Hope

      Boos, Florence. "Narrative Design in The Pilgrims of Hope." Socialism and the Literary Artistry of William Morris, edited Florence Boos and Carole Silver. Columbia, Missouri: University of Missouri Press, 1990.

      de Vega, Hope. Introduction to "Los Peregrinos de la Esperanza: A Bilingual English-Spanish Edition of William Morris' The Pilgrims of Hope." M. A. Thesis, University of Iowa, 2006.

      Holzman, Michael, "Propaganda, Passion, and Literary Art in William Morris's The Pilgrims of Hope," Texas Studies in Literature and Language 24.4 (Winter 1982), 372-93.

      The House of the Wolfings

      Anderson, Karl, "Scandinavian Influences in The House of the Wolfings," in "Scandinavian Influences in the Works of William Morris," Diss., Harvard University, 304-305

      Bono, Barbara J. "The Prose Fictions of William Morris: A Study in the Literary Aesethetic of a Victorian Social Reformer," Victorian Poetry 13.3 and 4 (1975), 43-59. Also discusses other prose romances.

      Boos, Florence. “Morris’s German Romances as Socialist History,” Victorian Studies 27.3 (Spring, 1984): 321-42.

      Hewlett, Henry, review, Nineteenth Century, August 1889, 26, 337-41.

      Mathews, Richard. "Introduction," A Tale of the House of the Wolfings and all the Kindreds of the Mark. North Hollywood, Calif.: Newcastle, 1978.

      May Morris's Remarks on the Prose Romances, especially The House of the Wolfings and The Roots of the Mountains, May Morris, William Morris: Artist, Writer, Socialist, Oxford: Blackwells, 1936, 509-16. 

      Oberg, Charlotte. "The Uses of History," in A Pagan Prophet: William Morris, Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 1978.

      Unsigned review. Atlantic Monthly, June 1890, 65, 851-54.

      Valentine, K. B. "Motifs from Nature in the Design Work and Prose Romances of William Morris, 1876-1896," Victorian Poetry 13,3 and 4(1975), 83-89.

      Vaninskaya, Anna. "William Morris's Germania: The Roots of Socialism," in William Morris in the 21st Century, eds. Phillippa Bennett and Rosie Miles, New York: Peter Lang, 2010.

      Vaninskaya, Anna. "William Morris: The Myth of the Fall," JWMS 18.3 (2009), 48-57.

      Wolfings articles from the Journal of William Morris Studies

      Salmon, Nicholas. "A Study in Victorian Historiography: William Morris's Germanic Romances." JWMS 14.2 (Spring 2001): 59-89.

      The Roots of the Mountains

      Anderson, Karl. "Scandinavian Elements in The Roots of the Mountains," from "Scandinavian Elements in the Works of William Morris." Diss. Harvard University, 1940, 319-35.

      Boos, Florence. “Morris’s German Romances as Socialist History,” Victorian Studies 27.3 (Spring, 1984): 321-42.

      Mathews, Richard. "William Morris's Roots: History into Metaphor." Cahiers Victoriens et Edouardiens 16 (1982), 69-76.

      Morris, May, Remarks on the Prose Romances, especially The House of the Wolfings and The Roots of the Mountains, May Morris, William Morris: Artist, Writer, Socialist, Oxford: Blackwells, 1936, 509-16. 

      Shippey, T. A. "'Goths and Huns: The Rediscovery of the Northern Cultures in the Nineteenth Century," in The Medieval Legacy: A Symposium, ed. Andreas Haarder, et al. Odense: Odense University Press, 1982, 51-69.

      Vaninskaya, Anna, "William Morris's Germania: The Roots of Socialism," in William Morris in the 21st Century, eds. Phillippa Bennett and Rosie Miles, New York: Peter Lang, 2010.

      Roots articles from the Journal of William Morris Studies

      Hansen, Regina. "Forms of Friendship in The Roots of the Mountains." JWMS 11.3 (Autumn 1995): 19-21.

      A Dream of John Ball

      Boos, Florence. "History as Fellowship in Morris's Literary Writings." William Morris Today, 1981.

      Boos, Florence. “Victorian Alternative Futures: ‘Historicism,’ Past and Present, and A Dream of John Ball,” in History and Community: Essays in Victorian Medievalism, ed. Florence Boos. New York: Garland Publishing Inc., 1992, 3-37.

      Courtney, Julia. "Versions of the Past, Problems of the Present, Hopes for the Future: Morris and Others Rewrite the Peasants' Revolt." JWMS 21.2 (Summer 2015).

      Cowan, Yuri. "'Paradyse Erthly': John Ball and the Medieval Dream-Vision," Writing on the Image: Reading William Morris. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007: 137-53.

      Faulkner, Peter. William Morris and the Idea of England. London: William Morris Society, 1992.

      Grennan, Margaret. William Morris: Medievalist to Revolutionary. New York: King's Crown Press, 1945, Chapter 4, John Ball. All Chapters

      Guy, Josephine M. "William Morris," The British Avant-Garde: The Theory and Politics of Tradition. New York and London: Harvester, 1991, 119-38.

      Hilton, Rodney. The Change Beyond the Change: A Dream of John Ball. William Morris Society, 1990.

      Holzman, Michael. "The Encouragement and Warning of History: William Morris's A Dream of John Ball." Socialism and the Literary Artistry of William Morris, eds. Florence Boos and Carole Silver. Columbia, Missouri: U Missouri Press, 1990, 98-116.

      Jones, Leslie S.A. "The People's Uprising of 1381," Jubilee Group and National Museum of Labour History publication, 1981. 

      Kegel, Charles H. "William Morris's A Dream of John Ball: A Study in Reactionary Liberalism." Papers of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters: 1954, 40, part 4 (1955), 303-312. 

      Kocmanova, Jessie. "Two Uses of the Dream-Form as a Means of Confronting the Present with the National Past: William Morris and Svatopluk Cech." Brno Studies in English 2 (1960), 113-48.

      Latham, David.  “‘Between Hell and England’: Finding Ourselves in the Present Text.” William Morris in the Twenty-First Century. Ed. Phillippa Bennett and Rosie Miles. Oxford and Berne: Peter Lang, 2010. 193-208.

      Miller, Elizabeth Carolyn. "No News Is Good News: William Morris's Utopian Print: Orality and Print Culture," in News from Nowhere and A Dream of John Ball," Slow Print: Literary Radicalism and Late Victorian Print Culture. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2013, 58-67.

      Oberg, Charlotte. Chapter VII, "The Uses of History," A Pagan Prophet: William Morris. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 1978.

      John Ball articles from the Journal of William Morris Studies

      Basdeo, Stephen. “‘That Robin Hood should bring us John Ball’: William Morris’s References to the Outlaw in A Dream of John Ball (1888).” JWMS 23.2 (Summer 2019): 54-65.

      Salmon, Nicholas. "A Reassessment of A Dream of John Ball." JWMS 14.2 (Spring 2001):29-38.

      Salmon, Nicholas. "The Revision of A Dream of John Ball." JWMS 10.2 (Spring 1993): 15-17.

      Timo, Helen. "'A Not So Golden Age': The Genesis of Morris's A King's Lesson."JWMS 7.4 (Spring 1988): 16-18.

      News from Nowhere

      Beaumont, Matthew. "To Live in the Present: News from Nowhere and the Representation of the Present in Late Victorian Utopian Fiction," Writing on the Image: Reading William Morris, ed. David Latham. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007, 119-136.

      Boos, Florence et alia, An illustrated on-line edition of News from Nowhere

      Boos, Florence S. "News From Nowhere and 'Garden Cities': Morris's Utopia and Nineteenth-Century Town-Design." Journal of Pre-Raphaelite Studies n. s. 7.2 (Fall 1998): 5-27.

      Boos, Florence S. "An (Almost) Egalitarian Sage: William Morris and Nineteenth-Century Socialist-Feminism." Victorian Sages and Cultural Discourse: Renegotiating Gender and Power, ed. Thais E. Morgan, New Brunswick and London: Rutgers University Press, 1990.

      Boos, Florence S. "The Ideal Everyday Life in William Morris' News from Nowhere." The Literary Utopias of Cultural Communities, 1790-1910. (DQR Studies in Literature, vol. 46, 2010): 141-170.

      Boos, Florence S. and William Boos. "News from Nowhere and Victorian Socialist Feminism." Nineteenth-Century Contexts 14.1 (1990): 3-32.

      Boos, Florence and William Boos. "Orwell's Morris and 'Old Major's' Dream," English Studies 71.4 (1990): 361-71.

      Boos, Florence and William. "The Utopian Communism of William Morris." History of Political Thought 7.3 (1986): 489-510.

      Boos, Florence S. "Personal and Political Lieux d'Anticipation in News from Nowhere." William Morris, News from Nowhere, Ouvrage Collectif Coordonné par Béatrice Laurent (Éditions du Temps: Nantes, 2004): 93-107.

      Boos, Florence S. “Mapping Utopia: News from Nowhere Online.” Useful and Beautiful, William Morris Society in the United States, Summer/Fall 2019: 29-30.

      Campbell, Wanda. "Clothes from Nowhere: Costume as Social Symbol in the Work of William Morris." Writing on the Image: Reading William Morris, ed. David Latham. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007, 107-17.

      Carré, Jacques. "Architecture, Utopia and History in Morris's Thought ." Morris Day, January 2005, Universite Paris 13, Jacques Carré (Université Paris IV-Sorbonne).

      Donaldson, Laura. "Boffin in Paradise, or the Artistry of Reversal in News from Nowhere." Socialism and the Literary Artistry of William Morris. Eds. Florence S. Boos and Carole G. Silver. (Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 1990): 26-60.

      Duncan, George W. J. “Return to Nowhere: Revisiting Morris’s Utopian Romance.” Useful and Beautiful, William Morris Society in the United States, 2012-2013.

      Faldet, David. "The River at the Heart of Morris's Ecological Thought." Writing on the Image: Reading William Morris, ed. David Latham. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007, 73-84.

      Frye, Northrop. "The Meeting of Past and Future in William Morris." Studies in Romanticism, Fall 1982, Vol.21(3), p.303

      Hale, Piers J. "William Morris, Human Nature and the Biology of Utopia," William Morris in the Twenty-First Century, eds. Phillippa Bennett and Rosie Miles, Peter Lang, 2010, 107-127.

      Herbert, Karen. "News from Nowhere as Autoethnography: A Future History of 'Home Colonization'. Writing on the Image: Reading William Morris, ed. David Latham. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007, 85-106.

      Holzman, Michael. "Anarchism and Utopia: William Morris's News from Nowhere." ELH, Vol. 51, No. 3 (Autumn, 1984), pp. 589-603

      Johnson, Lionel. Review, Academy, 23 May, 1891, xxxix, 483-84.

      Kelvin, Norman, "The Erotic in News from Nowhere and The Well at World's End." Studies in the Late romances of William Morris: Papers Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Modern Language Association, December 1975. New York: William Morris Society, 1976. 

      Kinna, Ruth. "Socialist Fellowship and the Woman Question." Writing on the Image: Reading William Morris, ed. David Latham. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007, 183-196.

      Latham, David. "Between Hell and England: Finding Ourselves in the Present Text," William Morris in the Twenty-First Century, eds. Phillippa Bennett and Rosie Miles, Peter Lang, 2010, 193-207.

      Latham, David. "'To Frame a Desire': Morris's Ideology of Work and Play." Writing on the Image: Reading William Morris, ed. David Latham. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007, 155-172.

      Liberman, Michael. "Major Textual Changes in William Morris's News from Nowhere.Nineteenth-Century Literature 41.3 (1966): 349-56.

      Lloyd, Trevor. "The Politics of William Morris's News from Nowhere." Albion: A Quarterly Journal Concerned with British Studies, Vol. 9, No. 3 (Autumn, 1977), pp. 273-28

      MacDonald, Alexander. "Bellamy, Morris, and the Great Victorian Debate." Socialism and the Literary Artistry of William Morris. Eds. Florence S. Boos and Carole G. Silver. (Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 1990): 74-87.

      Marsh, Jan. "Concerning Love: News From Nowhere and Gender." William Morris & News from Nowhere: A Vision for Our Time. Eds. Stephen Coleman and Paddy O'Sullivan. (Bideford, Devon: Green Books, 1990): 107-125.

      Miller, Elizabeth Carolyn. "No News is Good News," from Slow Print: Literary Radicalism and Print Culture. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2013.

      Parham, John. “Sustenance from the Past: Precedents to Sustainability in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture.” Literature and Sustainability: Concept, Text and Culture. Ed. Adeline Johns-Putra, John Parham, and Louise Squire. 2017. 33-51.

      Queen, Michelle. “News from Nowhere: A Pilgrimage through Times and Genres.” Useful and Beautiful, William Morris Society in the United States, Winter 2019: 14-18.

      Sargent, Lyman Tower. "William Morris and the Anarchist Tradition." Socialism and the Literary Artistry of William Morris. Eds. Florence S. Boos and Carole G. Silver. (Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 1990): 61-73.

      Seys, Madeleine. ‘Museum Catalogue Record: William Morris’s News from Nowhere.’ Victorian Review: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Victorian Studies, 43.1 (2017): 30-35.

      Smith, Peter. "Attractive Labour and Social Change: William Morris Now," William Morris in the Twenty-First Century, eds. Phillippa Bennett and Rosie Miles, Peter Lang, 2010, 129-150.

      Talbot, Norman. "A Guest in the Future: News from Nowhere." Socialism and the Literary Artistry of William Morris. Eds. Florence S. Boos and Carole G. Silver. (Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 1990): 38-60.

      Trouvé-Finding, Susan. "Real and Imaginary Topography in News from Nowhere." Morris Day, 8 January 2005, Université Paris 13, Susan Trouvé-Finding, Université de Poitiers

      Watkinson, Ray. "The Obstinate Refusers: Work in News From Nowhere." William Morris & News from Nowhere: A Vision for Our Time. Eds. Stephen Coleman and Paddy O’Sullivan. (Bideford, Devon: Green Books, 1990): 91-106.

      Wells, Lindsay. “‘A Thoughtful Sequence’: Text as Tapestry in William Morris’s News from Nowhere.” Useful and Beautiful, William Morris Society in the United States, Spring 2017: 21-22.

      News articles from the Journal of William Morris Studies

      Baker, Lesley A. "An Old House Amongst New Folk." JWMS 8.4 (Spring 1990): 24-27.

      Coleman, Roger. "Design and Technology in Nowhere." JWMS 9.2 (Spring 1991): 28-39.

      Delveaux, Martin. "From Pastoral Arcadia to Stable-State Mini-Cities: Morris's News from Nowhere and Callenbach's Ecotopia." JWMS14.1 (Autumn 2000): 75-81.

      Ebbatson, J. R. "Visions of Wild England: William Morris and Richard Jefferies." JWMS 3.3 (Spring 1977): 12-29.

      Faulkner, Peter. "News from Nowhere in Recent Criticism." JWMS 5.3 (Summer 1983): 2-7.

      Fellman, Michael. "Bloody Sunday and News from Nowhere." JWMS 8.4 (Spring 1990): 9-18.

      Gagnier, Regina. "Morris's Ethics, Cosmopolitanism, and Globalisation." JWMS 16/23 (2005): 9-30.

      Gilbert, Nathaniel. "The Landscape of Resistance in Morris's News from Nowhere." JWMS 16/23 (2005): 22-37.

      Highfill, Jannett. "International Trade in News from Nowhere." JWMS 12.2 (Spring 1997): 31-35.

      Holland, Owen. "Revisiting Morris's Socialist Internationalism: Reflections on Translation and Colonialism (with an annotated bibliography of translations of News from Nowhere, 1890-1915), JWMS 21.2 (Summer 2015).

      Holm, Jan. "The Old Grumbler At Runnymede."JWMS 10.2 (Spring 1993): 17-21.

      Jacobs, Naomi. "Beauty and the Body in News from Nowhere." JWMS 12.2 (Spring 1997): 26-30.

      Kent, Eddy. "Green Cosmopolitanism in Morris's News from Nowhere." JWMS 19.3 (Winter 2011), 64-78.

      Kinna, Ruth. "Time and Utopia: The Gap Between Morris and Bax," JWMS 18.3 (Winter 2009), 36-47.

      Latham, David. "Hope and Change: Teaching News from Nowhere." JWMS 17.2 (Summer 2007): 6-23.

      Laurent, Beatrice. "The Landscapes of Nowhere." JWMS 18.2 (Summer 2009), 52-64.

      Leopold, David. "William Morris, News from Nowhere and the Function of Utopia," JWMS 22.1 (2016), 18-41.

      Levitas, Ruth. "More, Morris, Utopia . . . and us," JWMS 22.1 (2016), 4-17.

      Macdonald, Alex. "The Liveliness of News from Nowhere: Structure, Language and Allusion." JWMS 10.2 (Spring 1993): 22-26.

      Macdonald, Alex. "The Revision of News from Nowhere." JWMS 3.2 (Summer 1976): 8-15.

      Maloney, Kathleen. "Studying the Past, Envisioning the Future: Teaching History via William Morris's News from Nowhere. JWMS 17.2 (Summer 2007):41-53.

      Marsh, Jan. "News from Nowhere as Erotic Dream." JWMS 8.4 (Spring 1990): 19-23.

      Mayer, Jed, "A Darker Shade of Green: William Morris, Posthumanism, and Ecotstastrophe," JWMS 19.3 (Winter 2011), 79-92.

      McKinstry, Susan Jaret. "Taking Our Eyes Out of Our Pockets: Teaching William Morris's Ideal Book." JWMS 17.2 (Summer 2007): 89-98.

      Miles, Rosie. "Teaching Morris Online."JWMS 17.2 (Summer 2007): 4-72.\Miller, Elizabeth Carolyn. "Collections and Collectivity: William Morris in the Rare Book Room." JWMS 17.2 (Summer 2007):73-88.

      Miller, Elizabeth Carolyn. "Collections and Collectivity: William Morris in the Rare Book Room." JWMS 17.2 (Summer 2007): 73-88.

      Mineo, Ady. "Eros Unbound: Sexual Identities in News from Nowhere." JWMS 9.4 (Spring 1992): 8-14.

      Nichols, Ashton. "Liberationist Sexuality and Nonviolent Resistance: The Legacy of Blake and Shelley in Morris's News from Nowhere." JWMS 10.4 (Spring 1994): 20-27.

      O'Sullivan, Patrick. "!Homenaje a Aragon! News from Nowhere, Collectivisation and the Sustainable Future," JWMS 19.3 (Winter 2011), 93-111.

      Pinkney, Tony. "Cycling in Nowhere."JWMS 13. 2 (Spring 1999): 28-33.

      Pinkney, Tony. "The Dialectic of Nature in Nowhere," JWMS 19.3 (Winter 2011), 50-63.

      Pinkney, Tony. "Edward Bellamy's Review of News from Nowhere." JWMS 20.1 (Winter 2012).

      Pinkney, Tony. "Kinetic Utopias: H. G. Wells's A Modern Utopia and William Morris's News from Nowhere." Tony Pinkney, JWMS 16/23 (2005):49-55.

      Pinkney, Tony. "News from Nowhere as Seance Fiction." JWMS 18.3 (Winer 2009), 29-47.

      Pinkney, Tony. "News from Nowhere in Recent Criticism, revisited." JWMS 20.2 (Summer 2013).

      Vervaecke, Philippe. "Teaching News from Nowhere in France for the CAPES and the Agrégation in English Studies, 2004-2006." JWMS17.2 (Summer 2007): 24-40.

      Veselá, Pavla. “On the Way to Nowhere: The Revolutionary Politics of Time in The Pilgrims of Hope.” JWMS 24.4 (2022): 49-67.

      Wood, Andrew J. “This Is A Pipe: The Aesthetic Object in Morris’s Nowhere.” JWMS 23.3 (2019): 17-35.

      The Glittering Plain

      Anderson, Karl. "Scandinavian Elements in The Story of the Glittering Plain," in "Scandinavian Elements in the Works of William Morris," Diss. Harvard University, 1940, 337-42.

      Hoagwood, Terence. "The Art of Printing and 'The Land of Lies': The Story of the Glittering Plain," JWMS 18.1 (Winter 2008), 8-21.

      Oberg, Charlotte. Chapter VII, "The Quester Triumphant: Man and Earth Made New," in A Pagan Prophet: William Morris, Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 1978.

      Seaman, Graham. Introduction to The Glittering Plain. Marxists.org, 2003.

      Talbot, Norman, ed. and intro. The Story of the Glittering Plain and Child Christopher. Bristol: Thoemmes Press, 1996.

      Tyson, Nancy. "Art and Society in the Late Prose Narratives of William Morris," Pre-Raphaelite Review 1.2 (May, 1978), 1-11.

      Valentine, K. B. "Motifs from Nature in the Design Work and Prose Romances of William Morris (1876-1896)," Victorian Poetry 13.3-4 (1975): 83-89.

      Glittering Plain articles from the Journal of Wiliam Morris Studies

      Dewan, Pauline. "Circular Designs in Morris's The Story of the Glittering Plain." JWMS 12.4 (Spring 1998): 15-20.

      Çelikkol, Ayşe. “The Planetary in Morris’s Late Romances.” JWMS 22.4 (Summer 2018): 15-30.

      Geeraert, Dustin. "'The land which ye seek is the land which I seek to flee from': The Story of the Glittering Plain and Teutonic Democracy." JWMS 20.1 (Winter 2012), 18-35.

      Hanson, Ingrid. "Morris's Late Style and the Irreconcilabilities of Desire," JWMS 19.4 (Summer 2012), 74-84.

      Hoagwood, Terence. "The Art of Printing and 'The Land of Lies': The Story of the Glittering Plain," JWMS 18.1 (Winter 2008), 8-21.

      Schenk, Gabriel, "The Living Past of William Morris's Late Romances," JWMS 19.2 (Summer 2011), 20-30.

      Talbot, Norman. "The First Modern 'Secondary World' Fantasy: Morris's Craftsmanship in The Story of The Glittering Plain." JWMS 13. 2 (Spring 1999): 3-11.

      The Wood Beyond the World

      Anderson, Karl. "Scandinavian Elements in The Wood Beyond the World,"from "Scandinavian Elements in the Works of William Morris." Diss., Harvard University, 1940, 365-69.

      Bennett, Phillippa. "Rejuvenating Our Sense of Wonder: The Last Romances of William Morris," from William Morris in the Twenty-First Century, eds. Phillippa Bennett and Rosie Miles, Peter Lang, 2010, 209-228.

      Calhoun, B., & Modern Language Association of America. Studies in the late romances of William Morris: Papers presented at the annual meeting of the Modern Language Association, December 1975,New York: William Morris Society (1976).

      Calhoun, Blue, “`The Little Land of Abundance’: Pastoral Perspective in the Late Romances of William Morris,” Studies in the Late Romances of William Morris,  New York: William Morris Society, 1976.

      Faulkner, Peter. "The Male as Lover, Fool and Hero: 'Goldilocks' and the Late Prose Romances." Victorian Poetry 34.3 (1996): 413-24.

      Hollow, John. “Deliberate Happiness: The Late Prose Romances of William Morris,” Studies in the Late Romances of William Morris,  New York: William Morris Society, 1976.

      Kirchhoff, Frederick, “Introduction.” Studies in the Late Romances of William Morris,  New York: William Morris Society, 1976.

      Mathews, Richard. Worlds Beyond the World: The Fantastic Vision of William Morris. San Bernardino, Calif: Borgo Press, 1978. 

      Mendelson, Michael. "Opening Moves: The Entry into the Other World," Extrapolation 25 (1984): 171-79.

      Morris, William, Letter to Spectator, 1885, vol. 75 (July-December) 

      Oberg, Charlotte, “Motif and Theme in the Late Prose Romances of William Morris,” in Studies in the Late Romances of William Morris, with an introduction by Frederick Kirchhoff, New York: William Morris Society, 1976.

      Silver, Carole. “Myth and Ritual in the Last Romances of William Morris.” Studies in the Late Romances of William Morris,  New York: William Morris Society, 1976.

      Shippey, Tom. Introduction, The Wood Beyond the World. Oxford: OUP, 1980, v-xix.

      Watts, Theodore. Unsigned review. Athenaeum, 2 March 1895, no. 3514, 273-74.

      Wood Beyond the World articles from the Journal of William Morris Studies

      Cooper, Jane S. "The Iceland Journeys and the Late Romances." JWMS 5.4 (Winter 1983-84): 40-59.

      Çelikkol, Ayşe. “The Planetary in Morris’s Late Romances.” JWMS 22.4 (Summer 2018): 15-30.

      Dodds, Andrew. "A Structural Approach to The Wood Beyond the World."JWMS 7.2 (Spring 1987): 26-28.

      Newman, Hilary. "The Influence of De La Motte Fouqué's Sintram and His Companions on William Morris's The Wood Beyond the World." JWMS 14.2 (2001): 47-53.

      Newman, Hilary. "Water in William Morris's Late Prose Romances." JWMS 13.4 (Spring 2000): 41-47.

      The Well at the World's End

      Bennet, Phillippa, "Rejuvenating Our Sense of Wonder: The Last Romances of William Morris," William Morris in the Twenty-First Century, eds. Phillippa Bennett and Rosie Miles, Peter Lang, 2010, 209-228.

      Bennett, Phillippa, "Conclusion: The Presentation of Wonder." in Wonderlands: The Last Romances of William Morris. Oxford, New York: Peter Lang, 2015.

      Boos, Florence. “Gender Division and Political Allegory in The Last Romances of William Morris.” Journal of Pre-Raphaelite Studies I.2 (1992): 12-23.

      Calhoun, B. et alia. Studies in the late romances of William Morris: Papers presented at the annual meeting of the Modern Language Association, December 1975, New York: William Morris Society, 1976.

      Calhoun, Blue, “`The Little Land of Abundance’: Pastoral Perspective in the Late Romances of William Morris,” Studies in the Late Romances of William Morris,  New York: William Morris Society, 1976.

      Hodgson, Amanda. "The Last Romances," The Romances of William Morris, Cambridge University Press, 1987, 164-69; also 186-197.

      Hollow, John. “Deliberate Happiness: The Late Prose Romances of William Morris,” Studies in the Late Romances of William Morris,  New York: William Morris Society, 1976.

      Kelvin, Norman, "The Erotic in News from Nowhere and The Well at World's End." Studies in the Late Romances of William Morris: Papers Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Modern Language Association, December 1975. New York: William Morris Society, 1976. 

      Kirchhoff, Frederick, “Introduction.” Studies in the Late Romances of William Morris,  New York: William Morris Society, 1976.

      Morris, May, Remarks on the Prose Romances, especially The House of the Wolfings and The Well at the World's End, William Morris: Artist, Writer, Socialist, Oxford: Blackwells, 1936, 509-16 [Well at World's End, 514-16]. 

      Oberg, Charlotte, “Motif and Theme in the Late Prose Romances of William Morris,” in Studies in the Late Romances of William Morris, with an introduction by Frederick Kirchhoff, New York: William Morris Society, 1976.

      Silver, Carole. “Myth and Ritual in the Last Romances of William Morris.” Studies in the Late Romances of William Morris,  New York: William Morris Society, 1976.

      Swinburne, A. C., review, Nineteenth Century, November 1896, xl, 759-60.

      Wells, H. G., review, Saturday Review, 17 October 1896, lxxxii, 413-15.

      Yeats, W. B., review, Bookman, November 1896, x, 37-38.

      Well at the World's end articles from the Journal of William Morris Studies

      Bennett, Philllippa. "Riot, Romance and Revolution: William Morris and the Art of War," JWMS 18.3 (2009), 22-35.

      Birch, Dinah. "Morris and Myth: A Romantic Heritage."JWMS 7.1 (Autumn 1986): 5-11.

      Çelikkol, Ayşe. “The Planetary in Morris’s Late Romances.” JWMS 22.4 (Summer 2018): 15-30.

      Cooper, Jane S. "The Iceland Journeys and the Late Romances." JWMS 5.4 (Winter 1983-84): 40-59.

      Newman, Hilary. "Water in William Morris's Late Prose Romances." JWMS 13.4 (Spring 2000): 41-47.

      The Water of the Wondrous Isles

      Bennet, Phillippa, "Rejuvenating Our Sense of Wonder: The Last Romances of William Morris," William Morris in the Twenty-First Century, eds. Phillippa Bennett and Rosie Miles, Peter Lang, 2010, 209-228.

      Boos, Florence. “The Socialist New Woman in William Morris’s The Water of the Wondrous Isles,” Victorian Literature and Culture, Vol. 23(1995): 159-75.

      Boos, Florence. “Gender Division and Political Allegory in The Last Romances of William Morris.” Journal of Pre-Raphaelite Studies I.2 (1992): 12-23.

      Calhoun, B. et alia. Studies in the Late Romances of William Morris: Papers Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Modern Language Association, December 1975, New York: William Morris Society, 1976.

      Calhoun, Blue, “`The Little Land of Abundance’: Pastoral Perspective in the Late Romances of William Morris,” Studies in the Late Romances of William Morris,  New York: William Morris Society, 1976.

      Hollow, John. “Deliberate Happiness: The Late Prose Romances of William Morris,” Studies in the Late Romances of William Morris,  New York: William Morris Society, 1976.

      Kirchhoff, Frederick, “Introduction.” Studies in the Late Romances of William Morris,  New York: William Morris Society, 1976.

      Kelvin, Norman, "The Erotic in News from Nowhere and The Well at World's End." Studies in the late romances of William Morris: Papers presented at the annual meeting of the Modern Language Association, December 1975. New York: William Morris Society (1976).

      May Morris's Remarks on the Prose Romances, May Morris, William Morris: Artist, Writer, Socialist, Oxford: Blackwells, 1936. 

      Oberg, Charlotte, “Motif and Theme in the Late Prose Romances of William Morris,” in Studies in the Late Romances of William Morris, with an introduction by Frederick Kirchhoff, New York: William Morris Society, 1976.

      Silver, Carole. “Myth and Ritual in the Last Romances of William Morris.” Studies in the Late Romances of William Morris,  New York: William Morris Society, 1976.

      Silver, Carole. "Socialism Internalized: The Last Romances of William Morris." Socialism and the Literary Artistry of William Morris, edited Florence Boos and Carole Silver. Columbia, Missouri: University of Missouri Press, 1990.

      Spatt, Hartley. "William Morris's Late Romances: The Struggle Against Closure." History and Community: Essays in Victorian Medievalism. Garland Publishing, Inc.: New York & London, 1992, 109-135.

      Talbot, Norman, ed. and intro. The Water of the Wondrous Isles. Bristol: Thoemmes Press, 1994.

      Watts, Theodore. Unsigned review. Athenaeum, December 1897, no. 3658, 777-79.

      The Water of the Wondrous Isles articles from the Journal of William Morris Studies

      Bennett, Phillippa. "Rediscovering the Topography of Wonder: Morris, Iceland, and the Late Romances." JWMS 16.2-3 (2005): 38-48.

      Çelikkol, Ayşe. “The Planetary in Morris’s Late Romances.” JWMS 22.4 (Summer 2018): 15-30.

      Cooper, Jane S. "The Iceland Journeys and the Late Romances." JWMS 5.4 (Winter 1983-84): 40-59.

      Gopen, George D. "The Music of the Mind: Structure and Substance in William Morris's The Water of the Wondrous Isles." JWMS 16/23 (2005): 92-102.

      Newman, Hilary. "Water in William Morris's Late Prose Romances." JWMS 13.4 (Spring 2000): 41-47.

      The Sundering Flood

      Anderson, Karl. "Scandinavian Elements in The Sundering Flood," in "Scandinavian Elements in the Works of William Morris." Diss. Harvard University, 1940, 376-82.

      Boos, Florence. “Gender Division and Political Allegory in The Last Romances of William Morris.” Journal of Pre-Raphaelite Studies I.2 (1992): 12-23.

      Calhoun, B. et alia. Studies in the Late Romances of William Morris: Papers Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Modern Language Association, December 1975, New York: William Morris Society, 1976.

      Calhoun, Blue, “`The Little Land of Abundance’: Pastoral Perspective in the Late Romances of William Morris,” Studies in the Late Romances of William Morris,  New York: William Morris Society, 1976.

      Hollow, John. “Deliberate Happiness: The Late Prose Romances of William Morris,” Studies in the Late Romances of William Morris,  New York: William Morris Society, 1976.

      Kelvin, Norman, "The Erotic in News from Nowhere and The Well at World's End." Studies in the late romances of William Morris: Papers presented at the annual meeting of the Modern Language Association, December 1975. New York: William Morris Society (1976).

      Kirchhoff, Frederick, “Introduction.” Studies in the Late Romances of William Morris,  New York: William Morris Society, 1976.

      Oberg, Charlotte, “Motif and Theme in the Late Prose Romances of William Morris,” in Studies in the Late Romances of William Morris, with an introduction by Frederick Kirchhoff, New York: William Morris Society, 1976.

      Silver, Carole. “Myth and Ritual in the Last Romances of William Morris.” Studies in the Late Romances of William Morris,  New York: William Morris Society, 1976.

      Sundering articles from the Journal of William Morris Studies

      Çelikkol, Ayşe. “The Planetary in Morris’s Late Romances.” JWMS 22.4 (Summer 2018): 15-30.

      Cooper, Jane S. "The Iceland Journeys and the Late Romances." JWMS 5.4 (Winter 1983-84): 40-59.

      Purkis, John. "Morris and Traditional Storytelling."JWMS 11.1 (Autumn 1994): 16-18.

      Timo, Helen. "'An Icelandic Tale Re-Told': William Morris's Sundering Flood." JWMS 7.1 (Autumn 1986): 12-16.

      Icelandic Diaries

      Aho, Gary. "Following in the Footsteps of William Morris." Atlantica and Iceland Review 20 (Winter 1982), 84-93.

      Aho, Gary. “`Međ Island á heilanum’: Islandsbæekur breskra ferđalanga 1772 til 1897,” Skírnir, 167 (1993), 205-258.

      English version: "Iceland on the Brain: British Travellers to Iceland from 1172 to 1897."

      Aho, Gary, Intro. Three Northern Love Stories and Other Tales. Bristol: Thoemmes Press, 1996.

      Aho, Gary. "William Morris and Iceland." Kairos 1, no. 2(1982), 102-33.

      Aho, Gary. “Morris and Volcanos in Iceland.” Useful and Beautiful, William Morris Society in the United States, July 2010: 23-25.

      Anderson, Karl. "Scandinavian Elements in the Work of William Morris." Diss. Harvard University, 1940. Icelandic trip, 196-202

      Gíslason, Örn, "With May Morris in Iceland." William Morris Society Newsletter-US, January 2014.

      Harris, Richard L. "William Morris, Eirikur Magnusson, and Iceland: A Survey of Correspondence." Victorian Poetry 13.3 and 4 (Fall-Winter 1975), 119-130

      Madsen, St. Tschudi. "Morris and Munthe."Journal of William Morris Studies 1.4(1964): 34-40.

      Meredith, Emily, "Iceland and William Morris: In Search of the Whole," After Summer Seed: Reconsiderations of William Morris's Sigurd the Volsung, Shiremanstown, Pennsylvania: William Morris Society in the United States, 1977, 71-87.

      Waller, Samuel Edmund. Six Weeks in the Saddle: A Painter's Journal in Iceland. 1874.

      Wawn, Andrew. "William Morris and the Translation of Iceland," in Shirley Chew and Alistair Stead (eds), Translating Life: Studies in Transpositional Aesthetics (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 1999), 253-76.

      Icelandic Diaries articles from the Journal of William Morris Studies

      Bartels, Dennis. "William Morris and Iceland's Hydrogen Economy."JWMS 15.3 (2003): 34-35.

      Cooper, Jane S. "The Iceland Journeys and the Late Romances." JWMS 5.4 (Winter 1983-84): 40-59.

      Ellison, Ruth. "Icelandic Obituaries of William Morris." JWMS 8.1 (Autumn 1988): 35-41.

      Ellison, Ruth. "The Saga of Jón Jónsson Saddlesmith of Lithend-cot." JWMS 10.1 (Autumn 1992): 21-30.

      Jonsdottir, Gudrun."May Morris and Miss Lobb in Iceland." JWMS 7.1 (Autumn 1986): 17-20.

      Parkins, Wendy. "'Almost as Good as Iceland on a Small Scale': William Morris's 'Icelandic Imaginary' at Home," JWMS 21.4 (Winter 2014).

      Preston, Peter. "'The North Begins Inside': Morris and Trollope in Iceland."JWMS 14.2 (Spring 2001): 8-28.

      Weber, Wendolyn. "Sublime Discomforts and Transformative Milksopishness: William Morris in Iceland." JWMS 22.3 (Winter 2017).

      Wiens, Pamela Bracken. "Fire and Ice: Clashing Visions of Iceland in the Travel Narratives of Morris and Burton." JWMS 11.4 (Spring 1996): 12-18.

      Creative Responses to the Icelandic Diaries

      Lavinia Greenlaw, William Morris in Iceland: Questions of Travel, 2011. (portions of Morris's diary juxtaposed with peripatetic musings by Greenlaw)

      Ian McQueen, The Earthly Paradise, 4-part orchestral and choral piece, performed by BBC Chorus and Symphony Orchestra (loosely based in part of Morris's 1871 Icelandic journals).

      Alex Jones, Morris in Iceland. NSW: Puncher and Wattmann, 2008. (novel in which university professor reflects on his life while leading a student theater group which adapts Morris's Journals rather uproariously to its own use).

      The Tables Turned

      The Tables Turned, performed by the New Factory, The Coach House, Hammersmith, 2 May, 2010, William Morris Society [mp3]

      The Tables Turned articles from the Journal of William Morris Studies

      George, Jo. "The Aristophanes of Hammersmith: William Morris as Playwright," JWMS 20.2 (Summer 2013).

      Old French Translations

      Jacobs,  Joseph. Introduction to Old French Romances. Done into English by William Morris.  London: George Allen & Co., 1896; 1914, pp. v-xi.

      Review of “Four Ancient Folktales,” Chicago Daily Tribune. July 18, 1896.

      Old French articles from the Journal of William Morris Studies

      Faulkner, Peter. "Morris and Old French." JWMS 15.1 (Winter 2002): 43-50.

      Simpson, Roger. "Wiliam Morris's Unpublished Arthurian Translations." JWMS 20.4 (Summer 2014).

      Beowulf

      Jones, Chris. "The Reception of William Morris's Beowulf, " in Writing on the Image: Reading William Morris, ed. David Latham, Toronto: University of Toronto, 197-208.

      Hulme, W.H., Review, Beowulf, Modern Language Notes, 15.1 (January 1900): 22-26.

      Morris, May, passage from "Morris as a Writer: The Influence of the North," William Morris: Artist, Writer, Socialist.

      Tilling, P[hilip] M., "William Morris' Translation of Beowulf: Studies in His Vocabulary." Studies in English Literature and Early Literature in Honor of Paul Christophersen. Ed. P. M. Tilling. New University of Ulster, 1981, 163-75.

      Watts, Theodore. Rev. Beowulf. Athenaeum, 10 August, 1895, 181-82. Reprinted William Morris: The Critical Heritage. Ed. Peter Faulkner. London: Routledge, 1973, 385-87.

      Spray, Thomas. "Missing Links: Beowulf, Grettis Saga and the Late Romances of William Morris". JWMS 23.2 (Summer 2019) 33-53. 

      The Odyssey

      Buchhorn, Wilhelm. William Morris' Odyssee-Übersetzung. Königsberg, 1910.

      De Vega, Hope. "Archaisms and Compounds in Book 6 of Morris's Translation of the Odyssey" 

      Morshead, E. D. A., two reviews, Academy, April 1887, xxxi, 299 and March 1888, xxxiii, 143-4. 

      Riddehough, Geoffrey. "William Morris's Translation of the 'Odyssey.'" Journal of English and Germanic Philology 40(1991), 558-61.

      Weinroth, Michelle. “Morris and the Homeric Epic: Translating The Odyssey into Socialist Praxis.” JWMS 24.2 (2021): 3-21.

      Weinroth, Michelle. “Reclaiming the Homeric Artifact: Morris, The Odyssey, and Political Education.” Useful and Beautiful, William Morris Society in the United States, Summer 2021: 14-19.

      Wilde, Oscar, unsigned reviews, Pall Mall Magazine, 26 April 1887, xlv, 5 and 24 November 1888, xlvi, 3. 

      The Aeneids of Virgil

      Cox Brinton, Anna. A Pre-Raphaelite Aeneid of Virgil in the Collection of Mrs. Edward Laurence Doheny of Los Angeles: Being an Essay in Honor of the William Morris Centenary, 1934. Privately printed, Los Angeles, 1934.

      Fitzwilliam Museum. Burne-Jones and William Morris: Designs for the Aeneid and the Kelmscott Chaucer. Fitzwilliam Museum, 1996. 

      Mickelsson, Ulla. "Virgil's Aeneid: The Culminating Achievement of William Morris's Illumination Work," Libri: International Library Review, vol. 29, 1979, 260-270. 

      Mitchell, Jack."William Morris's Synthetic Aeneids: Virgil as Physical Object," Translation and Literature 24.1, pages 1-22.

      Morris, May. Remarks on the Prose Romances, in William Morris: Artist, Writer, Socialist, Oxford: Blackwells, 1936. 

      Nettleship, Henry, review, Academy, November 1875, x, 493-4. 

      Unsigned Review, Athenaeum, 13 November 1875, no. 2507, 635-7. 

      Unsigned Review, The Catholic World, September 1877, 721-34. 

      Old Icelandic

      Acker, Paul. “William Morris’s Translation of Völuspá,” Useful and Beautiful, William Morris Society in the United States, Winter 2016: 18-22.

      Aho, Gary. "Following in the Footsteps of William Morris." Atlantica and Iceland Review 20 (Winter 1982), 84-93.

      Aho, Gary. "William Morris and Iceland." Kairos 1, no. 2(1982), 102-33.

      Aho, Gary. “Morris and Volcanos in Iceland.” Useful and Beautiful, William Morris Society in the United States, July 2010: 23-25.

      Anderson, Karl. "Scandinavian Elements in the Works of William Morris." Dissertation, Harvard University, 1940.

      Anonymous, "Mr. William Morris on Iceland." Pall Mall Gazette, October 10, 1887, p. 13-14.

      Barribeau, James Leigh. "William Morris and Saga-Translation: 'The Story of Magnus the Son of Erling'," The Vikings, ed. R. T. Farrell, London: Phillimore, 1982. Durren

      Calder, Grace J. and Alfred Fairbank. The Story of Kormak the Son of Ogmund, by William Morris and Eirikr Magnusson, with an Introduction by Grace J. Calder and a Note on the manuscript work of William Morris by Alfred Fairbank. William Morris Society, 1970. Appendices: "A Note on Drottkvaett," pp. 47-51; "A Note on the Manuscript Work of William Morris," Alfred Fairbank, 53-64; "An Annotated List of the Manuscript Work of William Morris," Alfred Fairbank, 65-69. In addition to topics related to Kormak, Calder's introduction considers "The Critical Reception of Morris's Translations," "Iceland in the Tenth Century," "The Art of the Saga," and the nature of the Icelandic "Drottkvaett."

      Durrenberger, Paul and Dorothy Durrenberger. The Saga of Gunnlaugur Snake's Tongue, with an Essay on the Structure and Translation of the Poems. London: Associated University Presses, 1992.

      Einarsson, Stefan. "Eirikr Magnusson and His Saga Translations." Scandinavian Studies 13 (1933-35), 17-32.

      Ellison, Ruth C. "'The Undying Glory of Dreams': William Morris and 'The Northland of Old,'" Victorian Poetry, ed. M. Bradbury and D. Palmer. London: E. Arnold, 1972, 138-75.

      Fairbank, Alfred. "A Note on the Manuscript Work of William Morris," and "An Annotated List of the Manuscript Work of William Morris." See Calder, above.

      Felce, Ian. "The Old Norse Sagas and William Morris's Ideal of Literal Translation." Review of English Studies, 67 (2016), 220-36. 

      Glauser, Jürg. "The End of the Saga: Text, Tradition and Transmission in Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century Iceland." Northern Antiquity: The Post-Medieval Reception of Edda and Saga, ed. Andrew Wawn. Middlesex: Hisarlik Press, 1994, 101-42.

      Harris, Richard. "William Morris, Eirikr Magnusson and Iceland: A Survey of Correspondence," Victorian Poetry 13 (1975), 119-30.

      Litzenberg, Karl. "Contributions of the Old Norse Language and Literature to the Style and Substance of the Writings of William Morris, 1856-76."Dissertation, University of Michigan, 1933.

      Litzenberg, Karl. "The Diction of William Morris." Archive for Nordisk Fiologi 53 (1937), 327-63.

      Litzenberg, Karl. "William Morris and Scandinavian Literature: A Bibliographical Essay." Scandinavian Studies and Notes, January 1, 1933, 93-105.

      Litzenberg, Karl. "William Morris and the Heimskringla." Scandinavian Studies 14(1935-36): 33-39.

      Litzenberg, Karl. "William Morris and the 'Literary' Tradition." Michigan Alumnus 53(1946): 48-55.

      Loṕez Segura, Manuel. ‘De Por Qué William Morris, Comunista, Se Dedicaba a Traducir Sagas Islandesas’ [On Why William Morris, a Communist, Spent His Time Translating Icelandic Sagas]. Constelaciones: Revista de Arquitectura de la Universidad CEU San Pablo, no. 4 (2016): 43-53.

      Morris, May, "Morris as a Writer: The Influence of the North," in Artist, Writer, Socialist.

      Morris, William. "The Early Literature of the North--Iceland," The Unpublished Lectures of William Morris, ed. Eugene LeMire. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1969.

      Morris, William. "The Mythology and Religion of the North," WMG MS. J146, c. 1876. Formerly in possession of Georgiana Burne-Jones and presented to the William Morris Gallery by Margaret Mackail.

      Powell, George E. J. and Eirikr Magnusson, trans., Icelandic Legends. Collected by Jon Arnason. London: Bentley, 1864; 2nd series: Longman and Green, 1866.

      Purkis, John. "William Morris: His Dream of 'The Northland'". Heritage and Identity: Shaping the Nations of the North.Papers presented at the 2001 Heritage Convention. Shaftesbury: Donhead, 2002, 85-98.

      Quirk, Randolph. "Dasent, William Morris, and Problems of Translation." Saga Book 14 (1953), 64-77.

      Spray, Thomas. "Missing Links: Beowulf, Grettis Saga and the Late Romances of William Morris". JWMS 23.2 (Summer 2019) 33-53.

      Swannell, J. N. William Morris and Old Norse Literature. London: William Morris Society, 1961. 

      Einar Sveinsson, Saga-Book, vol. 15. University College London, 1957-61.

      Wawn, Andrew. "The Cult of 'Stalwart Frith-thjof' in Victorian Britain," Northern Antiquity: The Post Medieval Reception of Edda and Saga. Middlesex: Hisarlike Press, 1994, 211-54.

      Wawn, Andrew. "The Spirit of 1892: Sagas, Saga-Steads and Victorian Philology." Saga Book 23 (1993), 213-52.

      Wawn, Andrew. "William Morris and the Translation of Iceland," in Shirley Chew and Alistair Stead (eds), Translating Life: Studies in Transpositional Aesthetics (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 1999), 253-76.

      Whitla, William. "'Sympathetic Translation' and the 'Scribe's Capacity': Morris's Calligraphy and the Icelandic Sagas." Journal of Pre-Raphaelite Studies 10 (Fall 2001): 27-108. See Appendix A: "William Morris's Calligraphic Manuscripts," 80-94, which details the locations and features of Morris's illuminated manuscripts of his Icelandic translations, and Appendix B: "The Old Norse Translations of William Morris and Related Materials."

      The Story of the Volsungs and the Niblungs

      Anderson, Karl. From Chapter 1, "The Beginning of Morris's Interest in the History and Literature of Early Scandinavia: 1834-1870," "Scandinavian Elements in the Works of William Morris." Diss. Harvard, 1940. "The Volsunga Saga," pp. 110-19.

      Anonymous review, Athenæum. 11 June 1870, no.2224, 763-64.

      Anonymous reviewer. Old and New, July-December 1870, 364-67.

      Kennedy, John. "English Translations of the Volsunga Saga." In Northern Antiquity: The Post Medieval Reception of Edda and Saga," ed. Andrew Wawn. Middlesex: Hisarlik Press, 1994, 285-304.

      Morris, William, Letter to Charles Norton, 21 December, 1869; to Algernon Swinburne, 21 December, 1869, from Norman Kelvin, ed., The Collected Letters of William Morris, vol. 1, 1984.

      Ugolnik, Anthony. "The Victorian Skald: Old Icelandic and the Evolution of William Morris' Sigurd the Volsung," After Summer Seed: Reconsiderations of William Morris's Sigurd the Volsung, Shiremanstown, Pennsylvania: William Morris Society in the United States, 1977. 

      Simcox, G.A. Academy. 13 August, 1870, 278-9. 

      The Story of Grettir the Strong

      Morris, May. Introduction to Collected Works, Vol. VII, Grettir the Strong

      Anderson, Karl. "Scandinavian Elements in the Works of William Morris." Diss. Harvard, 1940. Grettissaga, pp. 926-941.

      Spray, Thomas. "Missing Links: Beowulf, Grettis Saga and the Late Romances of William Morris." JWMS 23.2 (Summer 2019) 33-53.

      The Saga Library

      Anderson, Karl. "Scandinavian Elements in the Works of William Morris." Diss., Harvard University, 1940. Discusses the Saga Library 350-65 and 885-91; Howard the Halt, 977-91; and Eyrbyggja Saga 867-84, 885-925, and 949-55.

      Barribeau, James Leigh. "William Morris and Saga-Translation: ''The Story of Magnus the Son of Erling'," The Vikings, ed. R. T. Farrell, London: Phillimore, 1982; Cornell: Cornell University Press, 1983. 

      Litzenberg, Karl. "Contributions of the Old Norse Language and Literature to the Style and Substance of the Writings of William Morris, 1856-76." Dissertation, University of Michigan, 1933.

      Litzenberg, Karl. "William Morris and Scandinavian Literature: A Bibliographical Essay." Scandinavian Studies and Notes, January 1, 1933, 93-105.

      Litzenberg, Karl. "William Morris and the Heimskringla." Scandinavian Studies 14(1935-36): 33-39.

      Litzenberg, Karl. "William Morris and the 'Literary' Tradition." Michigan Alumnus 53(1946): 48-55.

      Morris, William. "The Early Literature of the North--Iceland," The Unpublished Lectures of William Morris. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1969.

      Simpson, John M. "Eyrbyggja Saga and Nineteenth Century Scholarship." Proceedings of the First International Saga Conference, Edinburgh, 1971. London: Viking Society, 1973, 360-94.

      Eyrbyggja Saga

      Anderson, Karl. Scandinavian Elements in the Works of William Morris, diss. Harvard University 1940, pp.885-925.

      Einarsson, Stefan. "Eirikr Magnusson and His Saga Translations." Scandinavain Studies 13 (1933-35), 17-32.

      Felce, Ian. "The Old Norse Sagas and William Morris's Ideal of Literal Translation." Review of English Studies: 67, pp. 220-36.

      Hollander, Lee M. "Introduction." Eyrbyggja Saga, transl. Paul Schach and intro. and verse translations by Lee Hollander. Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press, 1959, 1977.

      Hollander, Lee M., "The Structure of Eyrbyggja Saga." The Journal of English and Germanic Philology, vol. 58, no.2, (April 1959), 222-2.

      McCreesh, Bernadine, "Structural Patterns in the Eyrbyggja Saga and Other Sagas of the Conversion." Medieval Scandinavia, vol. 11, (1978-79), 271-80.

      McTurk, Rory. "Approaches to the Structure of Eyrbyggja Saga," in Sagnaskemmtun: Studies in Honor of Herman Palsson, ed. Rudolf Simek et al., Vienna: Hermann Bohlaus Nachf., 1986.

      Palsson, Hermann and Paul Edwards. Intro. Eyrbyggja Saga, translated with an introduction. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1989.

      Simpson, John M. "Eyrbyggja Saga and Nineteenth Century Scholarship." Proceedings of the First International Saga Conference, Edinburgh, 1971. London: Viking Society, 1973, 360-94.

      The Book Arts

      Bayiltmiş Öğütcü, Oya. ‘A Pictorial Utopia: The Kelmscott Chaucer.’ Ankara Üniversitesi Dil ve Tarih-Coğrafya Fakültesi Dergisi, 57.2 (2017): 1055-69.

      Boos, Florence."The Critique of the Empty Page: Kelmscott Press and William Morris's Theories of Book Design." William Morris and Everyday Life, ed. Wendy Parkins, Cambridge: Cambridge Scholar Press, 2010, 65-85.

      Braesel, Michaela. "The Influence of Medieval Illuminated Manuscripts on the Pre-Raphaelites and the Early Poetry of William Morris." JWMS 15.4 (Summer 2004): 41-54.

      Braesel, Michaela. “Women and Trees – The Transfer of an Idea: Reflections on the Title Page of ‘A Book of Verse.’” Useful and Beautiful, William Morris Society in the United States, Spring 2017: 14-16.

      Buxton Forman, H., The Books of William Morris Described. London: Frank Hollings, 1897 [reprinted 1976]. Formerly the standard bibliography of Morris's books despite the inclusion of forgeries and piracies perpetrated by the author and his friend Thomas J. Wise; for the current standard bibliography, see Eugene LeMire, A Bibliography of William Morris, below.

      Carlin, Jane. “The Lasting Legacy of the Kelmscott Press.” Useful and Beautiful, William Morris Society in the United States, Summer 2021: 3-12.

      Chapman, Alison Georgina. “Ornament and Distraction: Peripheral Aesthetics in the Nineteenth Century.” Victorian Literature and Culture 45.2 (2017): 233–255.

      Cockerell, Sydney C., "History of the Kelmscott Press" and "An Annotated List of the Books Printed at the Kelmscott Press," in William Morris, A Note on His Aims in Founding the Kelmscott Press. [Kelmscott Press, 1898]].

      Coupe, Robert L. M., Illustrated Editions of the Works of William Morris in English: A Descriptive Bibliography. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2002. Second edition, 2011.

      Cowan, Yuri. "Translation, Collaboration, and Reception: Editing Caxton for the Kelmscott Press." To Build a Shadowy Isle of Bliss: William Morris and the Embodiment of Dreams, Mc-Gill-Queens University Press, 2014, 316-63.

      Donachuk, Aaron. “After the Letter: Typographical Distraction and the Surface of Morris’s Kelmscott Romances.” Victorian Studies, 59.2 (Winter 2017): 260-87.

      Dunlap, Joseph R., The Book That Never Was. New York, 1971. Account of the projected illustrated edition of Morris's The Earthly Paradise, which partially came to fruition a century later in the 1974 Rampant Lion Press version of The Story of Cupid and Psyche.

      Dunlap, Joseph R. "Morris and the Book Arts Before the Kelmscott Press." Victorian Poetry 13.3 and 4 (1975), 141-157.

      Faulkner, Peter. "The Kelmscott Chaucer and the Golden Cockerel Canterbury Tales," JWMS 19.1 (Winter 2010), 66-88.

      Frankel, Nicholas. "William Morris and the 'Moral Qualities' of Ornament," Socialist Studies/Etudes sociaistes (Canada), 13.1 (Spring 2018), 23-35.

      LeMire, Eugene D. A Bibliography of William Morris, London: British Library; Newark, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 2006.

      Life, Alan, "Illustration of Morris's 'Ideal Book,'" and Joseph R. Dunlap, "Morris and the Book Arts Before the Kelmscott Press," Victorian Poetry (1975). This was a special issue of the journal devoted to Morris; illustrated.

      Marsh, Jan. "Books in Bottles? William Morris and the Demise of Printing," JWMS 20.2 (Summer 2013).

      Peterson, William S., A Bibliography of the Kelmscott Press. Oxford UP, 1984. Definitive, detailed information on the Kelmscott Press: includes provenance information and notes on particular copies and related materials.

      The Kelmscott Press Golden Legend: A Documentary History of its Production, Together with a Leaf from the Kelmscott Edition, ed. William S. Peterson. [College Park], 1990. Leaf book with introduction and facsimiles of related documents.

      Peterson, William S., The Kelmscott Press: A History of William Morris's Typographical Adventure. Oxford UP, 1991. By far the best book on the subject, offering not only a detailed history of the Press but analysis of Morris's aesthetic seen in the context of Victorian printing. An essential work, superseding almost everything else written on the subject.

      Peterson, William S. “Morris & Company: Essays on Fine Printing.” New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 2020.

      Samuels Lasner, Mark, William Morris: The Collector as Creator. New York: Grolier Club, 1996. Checklist of the exhibition held at the Grolier Club, 1996–97, listing books owned and read by Morris and examples of Morris's own works in literature, politics, and the book arts.

      Sparling, Henry Halliday,The Kelmscott Press and William Morris, Master Craftsman. London, 1924. Earlier history of the Kelmscott Press, incorporating Cockerell's checklist. Now superseded by Peterson's History.

      The Typographical Adventure of William Morris. [London: William Morris Society, 1957]. Catalogue of a traveling exhibition organized by the William Morris Society in 1957. Places Morris's work in context of other printers and designers from 1850 to 1940.

      William Morris And the Art of the Book, ed. Charles Ryskamp. New York: Oxford UP, 1976. Catalogue of the exhibition held at the Pierpont Morgan Library in 1976. With essays: "William Morris: Book Collector" by Paul Needham; "William Morris: Calligrapher" by Joseph Dunlap; and "William Morris: Typographer" by John Dreyfus. Detailed and illustrated, an essential source.

      Taylor, Michelle M. “How Well Did Morris Recreate 15th Century Paper for the Kelmscott Press?” Useful and Beautiful, William Morris Society in the United States, Winter 2021: 19-21.

      Thompson, Susan Otis, American Book Design and William Morris. New York, 1977; reprinted Newark, DE, 1996. Pioneering study of the influence of Morris's Kelmscott Press on American publishers and printers.

      Walsdorf, John, William Morris in Private Press And Limited Editions. Phoenix: Oryx Press, 1983. Useful bibliographical catalogue of books by and about Morris issued 1890-1982 in limited or fine editions.

      Woody, Christine Marie. "The Newspaper and the Novel: William Morris’s News from Nowhere in Commonweal." Victorian Periodicals Review, 50.1, 2017.

      Lasner, Mark Samuels, William Morris: The Collector as Creator. New York: Grolier Club, 1996. Checklist of the exhibition held at the Grolier Club, 1996–97, listing books owned and read by Morris and examples of Morris's own works in literature, politics, and the book arts.

      The Book Arts articles from the Journal of William Morris Studies

      Braesel, Michaela"The Influence of Medieval Illuminated Manuscripts on the Pre-Raphaelites and the Early Poetry of William Morris." JWMS 15.4 (Summer 2004): 41-54.

      Brown, Hannah. “Binding Two Kelmscott Press Publications: A Contemporary View.” The Journal of William Morris Studies, vol. XXIV, no. 1-2, 2020.

      Kooistra, Lorraine Janzen. “Fundamental Sympathy: The Gothic, the Fin-De-Siècle Printing Revival and the Digital.” The Journal of William Morris Studies, vol. XXIV, no. 1-2, 2020.

      Peterson, William S. “The Kelmscott Press in a Nineteenth-Century Context.” The Journal of William Morris Studies, vol. XXIV, no. 1-2, 2020.

      Tidcombe, Marianne. “Cobden-Sanderson and Morris: Friends and Sparring Partners.” The Journal of William Morris Studies, vol. XXIV, no. 1-2, 2020.

      Bibliographies

      Latham, David and Sheila. "William Morris: An Annotated Bibliography 1978-80." JWMS 5.3 (Summer 1983): 23-41.

      Latham, David and Sheila. "William Morris: An Annotated Bibliography 1981-83." JWMS 6.4 (Winter 1985-86): 1-24 [insert on coloured paper].

      Latham, David and Sheila. "William Morris: An Annotated Bibliography 1984-86." JWMS 7.3 (Autumn 1987): i-xxiv [insert on coloured paper].

      Latham, David and Sheila. "William Morris: An Annotated Bibliography 1986-87." JWMS 8.3 (Autumn 1989): i-xvi [insert on coloured paper].

      Latham, David and Sheila. "William Morris: An Annotated Bibliography 1988-89." JWMS 9.3 (Autumn 1991): i-xx [insert on coloured paper].

      Latham, David and Sheila. "William Morris: An Annotated Bibliography 1990-91." JWMS 10.3 (Autumn 1993): i-xxviii [insert on coloured paper; 1 p. blank].

      Latham, David and Sheila. "William Morris: An Annotated Bibliography 1992-93." JWMS 11.3 (Autumn 1995): i-xx [insert on coloured paper].

        Latham, David and Sheila. "William Morris: an Annotated Bibliography 1994-95." JWMS 12.4 (Spring 1998): i-xvi [insert on coloured paper].

        Latham, David and Sheila. "William Morris: An Annotated Bibliography 1996-97." JWMS 13.3 (Autumn 1999): i-xxxiv [insert on coloured paper].

        Latham, David and Sheila. "William Morris: An Annotated Bibliography 1998-99." JWMS 14.3 (Winter 2001): i-xix [insert on coloured paper; 1 p. blank].

        Latham, David and Sheila. "William Morris: An Annotated Bibliography 2000-2001." JWMS 15.4 (Summer 2004): i-xii [insert on coloured paper].

        Latham, David and Sheila. "William Morris: An Annotated Bibliography 2002-2003." JWMS 16.4 (Summer 2006): 49-76.

        Latham, David and Sheila "William Morris: an annotated bibliography, 2004-5." JWMS 17.4 (Summer 2008), 81-112.

        Latham, David and Sheila. "William Morris: An Annotated Bibliography 2006-2007." JWMS 18.3 (Winter 2009), 64-92. 

        Latham, David and Sheila. "William Morris: An Annotated Bibliography 2008-2009." JWMS 19.3 (Winter 2011): 112-139.

        Latham, David and Sheila, "William Morris: An Annotated Bibliography 2010-2011," JWMS 20.3 (Winter 2013): 66.

        Latham, David and Sheila, "William Morris: An Annotated Bibliography 2012-2013," JWMS 21.4 (Winter 2015).

        Latham, David and Sheila, "William Morris: An Annotated Bibliography 2014-2015," JWMS 22.3 (Winter 2017).

        Latham, David and Sheila, "William Morris: An Annotated Bibliography 2016-2017," JWMS 23.3 (Winter 2019).

        INDICES

        Poems before The Defence of Guenevere

        Poems of the Earthly Paradise Period

        A. Poems and Fragments from B.L. Add. Ms. 45,298A, ff. 86-126

        B. Poems and Fragments Preserved Only in Copyist's hand in B. M. Add. Ms. 45,298B

        C. Other Morris Poems

        Drafts for The Earthly Paradise

        Bellerophon at Argos, British Library Add. MS 45,301

        Bellerophon at Lycia, British Library Add. MS 45,301

        The Death of Paris, British Library Add. MS 45,299 

        The Fostering of Aslaug, British Library Add. MS 45,300 

        The Hill of Venus, British Library Add. MS 45,299

        The Hill of Venus, British Library Add. MS 45,299, early draft

        The Hill of Venus, British Library Add. MS transcription 

        The Hill of Venus, Fitzwilliam Library MS

        The Hill of Venus, Fitzwilliam Library MS, transcription

        The Palace East of the Sun and West of the Moon, British Library Add. MS 45,309A

        "The Lovers of Gudrun," proof sheets, Beinecke Library IpM834 870a

        The Man Who Never Laughed Again, British Library Add. MS 45,303

        The Palace East of the Sun and West of the Moon, copyist's version, British Library Add. MS 45,309

        The Proud King, rough pencil draft, British Library Add. MS 45,306

        The Proud King, copyist's version, British Library Add. MS 45,309C 

        The Ring Given to Venus, British Library Add. MS 45,302

        The Story of Rhodope, British Library Add. MS 45,299

        The Story of Rhodope (rough draft), British Library Add. MS 45,304

        "The Story of Rhodope," transcription, British Library Add. MS 45,304

        The Story of Cupid and Psyche, British Library Add. MS 45,305

        The Story of Cupid and Psyche, draft, Beinecke Library, MS. 1596

        "The Doom of King Acrisius," draft [matches those in Fitzwilliam Library], Huntington Library, HM 6462

        The Earthly Paradise, Huntington Library, HM 6418

        Lyric from “Bellerophon in Lycia,” included in a longer excised beginning for “Bellerophon,” British Library Add. MS 45,301, f. 23v and f. 24.

        Verses for June and July, The Earthly Paradise, Autograph drafts in B. L. Ms. 45,306, f. 66v and 67v. British Library Add. MS 45,306, f. 67v 

        October lyric of The Earthly Paradise, included in A Book of Verse, 1870, 9. Autograph in WMG J152

        Poems Presumed Written after 1875

        1. “The Burghers’ Battle” ( Thick rise the spearshafts o’er the land / That erst the harvest bore; )

        2. “State-Aided Emigration, 889” ( Lo trim on the rollers all ready for sea )

        3. “The Hall and the Wood” ( ’Twas in the water-dwindling tide / When July days were done, )

        4. “The Day of Days” ( Each eve earth falleth down the dark, / As though its hope were o’er; )

        5. “The Message of the March Wind” ( Fair now is the springtide, now earth lies beholding )

        6. “A Death Song” ( What cometh here from west to east awending? / And who are these, the marchers stern and slow? )

        7. “Earth the Healer, Earth the Keeper” ( So swift the hours are moving / Unto the time unproved: )

        8. “The Folk-mote by the River” ( It was up in the morn we rose betimes / From the hall-floor hard by the row of limes. )

        9. “Thunder in the Garden” ( When the boughs of the garden hang heavy with rain / And the blackbird reneweth his song, )

        10. Chants for Socialists. Socialist League Office, 1885.

        11. “The Voice of Toil” ( I heard men saying, leave hope and praying, / All days shall be as all have been; )

        12. “The Day is Coming” ( Come hither lads and hearken, for a day there is to tell / Of the wonderful days a’coming when all shall be better than well. )

        13. “All For the Cause” ( Hear a word, a word in season, for the day is drawing nigh, / when the Cause shall call upon us, some to live, and some to die. )

        14. “Mother and Son” ( Now sleeps the land of houses, and dead night holds the street, )

        15. “The Pilgrims of Hope” ( Fair now is the springtide, now earth lies beholding )

        16. “No Master” ( Saith man to man, We’ve heard and known / That we no master need )

        17. “The March of the Workers” ( What is this, the sound and rumour? What is this that all men hear, )

        18. “Down Among The Dead Men” ( Come, comrades, come, your glasses clink / Up with your hands a health to drink, )

        19. “Drawing Near the Light” ( Lo when we wade the tangled wood )

        20. “The Half of Life Gone” ( The days have slain the days, and the seasons have gone by )

        21. “Mine and Thine” ( Two words about the world we see, / And nought but Mine and Thine they be. )

        22. “Goldilocks and Goldilocks” ( It was Goldilocks woke up in the morn / At the first shearing of the corn. )

        23. “May Day [1892]” ( O earth, once again cometh spring to deliver )

        24. “May Day, 1894” ( Clad is the year in all her best, )

        25. “For the Bed at Kelmscott” ( The wind’s on the wold / And the night is a-cold )

        26. “She and He” ( SHE: The blossom's white upon the thorn, /The lily's on the lea, )

        * 27. discarded metrical opening for The Water of the Wondrous Isles.

        28. “Verses for Pictures: Day. Spring. Summer. Autumn. Winter. Night.” (Day. I am Day; I bring again / Life and glory, Love and pain: )

        See "List of Morris's Poems from the Earthly Paradise Period," C-35.

        29. Verses for Pictures: “The Pilgrim at the Gate of Idleness” ( Lo, Idleness that opes the Gates )

        30. Verses for Pictures: “The Heart of the Rose” ( The Ending of the tale ye see: )

        31. “For the Briar Rose” ( The Briar wood. The fateful slumber floats and flows / about the tangle of the rose; )

        32. “Another for the Briar Rose” ( O treacherous scent, O thorny sight, / O tangle of world’s wrong and right, )

        33. Praise of Wine ( The sun grows dim & the day waxes old / And the blossoms droop, for May is a-cold, )

        34. “Come the tidings unto hand,” early verse fragment, Child Christopher

        35. Poems in The House of the Wolfings

        36. Poems in The Roots of the Mountains

        37. Poems in The Story of the Glittering Plain

        38. Poems in The Well at the World’s End

        * 39. “Amidst a forest of the wild”

        40. The Story of Sigurd the Volsung and the Fall of the Niblungs

        41. Tapestry Trees

        42. “The Flowering Orchard” ( Lo silken my garden, / And silken my sky, )

        43. “The Woodpecker” ( I once a King an chief / Now am the tree-bark’s thief )

        44. “The Lion” ( The Beasts that be / In wood and waste, )

        45. “The Forest” ( Pear-tree. By woodman’s edge I faint and fail; / By craftsman’s edge I tell the tale. )

        46. “Pomona” ( I am the ancient Apple-Queen, / As once I was so am I now. )

        47. “Flora” ( I am the handmaid of the earth, / I broider fair her glorious gown, )

        48. “The Orchard” ( Midst bitten mead and acre shorn, / The world without is waste and worn )

        49. Fragment: “Three spae-wives left a rune staff on the bed”

        50. “Torches and waxlights quickened in the Hall”

        51. "The New Year" (What wealth shall then be left to us)

        Poems from the Prose Romances

        From The House of the Wolfings

        From The Roots of the Mountains

        From A Dream of John Ball

        From News from Nowhere

        From The Story of the Glittering Plain

        From The Well at the World's End

        From The Sundering Flood

        Manuscript Drafts and First Printed Versions of Individual Poems

        Autograph Poems, British Library Add MS. 45,298A

        Autograph Poems, British Library Add MS. 45,298B

        Autograph Poems, British Library Add MS. 74,255

        Autograph Manuscript of fragments of 5 poems, Fitzwilliam Library, Cambridge, Manuscript 2:

        Autograph Manuscript of fragments of 7 poems, 1 prose fragment, Fitzwilliam Library, Cambridge, Manuscript 3:

        "The Haystack in the Floods," British Library Ashley MS 3680

        "Golden Wings," Huntington Library 6479

        "Pray But One Prayer for Me," Huntington Library 6480

        Manuscript of Phillis M. Ellis, 2 Morris poems. This includes "There were not ten men in all the house," an early introduction to "The Story of the Flower" (see List of Poems After 1875, no. 39).

        Beinecke Library MS. 1595

        "Scenes from the Fall of Troy," British Library Add. MS 45,321 

        Calligraphic Catalogue of Morris's Books

        Goodwin, Handlist of Manuscripts and Documents of William Morris

        Collected Works of William Morris, ed. May Morris. London: Longmans, 1910-1915.

        Introduction to Vol. 1 The Defence of Guenevere & The Hollow Land

        Introduction to Vol. 2 The Life and Death of Jason

        Introduction to Vol. 3 The Earthly Paradise

        Introduction to Vol. 4 The Earthly Paradise

        Introduction to Vol. 5 The Earthly Paradise

        Introduction to Vol. 6 The Earthly Paradise

        Introduction to Vol. 7 The Story of Grettir the Strong & The Story of the Volsungs and Niblungs

        Introduction to Vol. 8 Journals of Travel in Iceland 1871-1873

        Introduction to Vol. 9. Love Is Enough and Poems by the Way

        Introduction to Vol. 10 Three Northern Love Stories, The Take of Beowulf

        Introduction to Vol. 11 The Aeneids of Virgil

        Introduction to Vol. 12 The Story of Sigurd the Volsung and the Fall of the Niblungs

        Introduction to Vol. 13

        Introduction to Vol. 14 The House of the Wolfings, The Story of the Glittering Plain

        Introduction to Vol. 15 The Roots of the Mountains

        Introduction to Vol. 16 News From Nowhere, A Dream of John Ball, & A King's Lesson

        Introduction to Vol. 17 The Wood Beyond the World, Child Christopher, Old French Romances

        Introduction to Vol. 18

        Introduction to Vol. 19 The Well at the World's End Volume II

        Introduction to Vol. 20 The Water of the Wondrous Isles

        Introduction to Vol. 21 The Sundering Flood & Unfinished Romances

        Introduction to Vol. 22 Hopes and Fears for Art & Lectures on Art and Industry

        Introduction to Vol. 23 Signs of Change, Lectures on Socialism

        Introduction to Vol. 24 Scenes from the Fall of Troy and Other Poems and Fragments 

        Translations by William Morris

        • Poetic Translations

        • 1. “Hafbur and Signy: Translated from the Danish” ( King Hafbur & King Siward / They needs must stir up strife, )

          2. “The Lay of Christine: Translated from the Icelandic” ( Of silk my gear was shapen, / Scarlet they did on me, )

          3. “Hildebrand and Hellelil: Translated from the Danish” ( Hellelil sitteth in bower there, / None knows my grief but God alone, )

          4. “Knight Aagen and Maiden Else: Translated From the Danish” ( It was the fair knight Aagen / To an isle he went his way, / And plighted troth to Else, / Who was so fair a may. )

          5. “The Son’s Sorrow: From the Icelandic” ( The King has asked of his son so good, / “Why art thou hushed and heavy of mood? )

          6. “The Mother Under the Mold” ( Svend Dyring rode on the island-way / Yea have not I myself been young )

          7. “Agnes and the Hill Man: Translated from the Danish” ( Agnes went through the meadows a-weeping, / Fowl are a-singing. / There stood the hill-man heed thereof keeping. / Agnes, fair Agnes! )

          8. “The Prophecy of the Vala” ( Heath-Dame they called her / At each home she came to, )

          9. “The Song of Atli” ( In days long gone / Sent Atli to Gunnar / A crafty one riding, / Knefrud men called him; )

          10. “The Whetting of Gudrun” ( Words of strife heard I, / Huger than any, / Woeful words spoken, / Sprung from all sorrow, )

          11. “The Lay of Hamdir” ( Great deeds of bale / In the garth began, / At the sad dawning / The tide of Elves’ sorrow )

          12. “The Lament of Oddrun” ( I have heard tell / In ancient tales / How a may there came / To Morna-land, )

          13. “Lay of Thrym”

          14. “Baldur’s Doom” (Also "The Lay of Way-Wearer" [Vegtamsgruđa])

          15. Part of the Lay of Sigrdrifa” ( Now this is my first counsel, / That thou with thy kin / Be guiltless, guileless ever, / Nor hasty of wrath, )

          * 16. “Iliad,” translation. ( Singer of the wrath O Goddess of Achilles Peleus seek/ Baleful that laid on Achaeans ten thousand folded need )

          17. The Aeneids of Virgil

          18. Part of the Second Lay of Helgi Hundings-bane” ( Dag: Loth am I, sister / Of sorrow to tell thee, / For by hard need driven / Have I drawn on the greeting; )

          19. “The Short Lay of Sigurd” ( Sigurd of yore, / Sought the dwelling of Guiki, / As he fared, the young Volsung, / After fight won; )

          20. “The Hell-Ride of Brynhild” ( THE GIANT WOMAN “Nay, with my goodwill / Never goest thou / Through this stone-pillared / Stead of mine! )

          21. “Fragments of The Lay of Brynhild” ( HOGNI SAID: “What hath wrought Sigurd / Of any wrong-doing / That the life of the famed one / Thou art fain of taking?” )

          22. “The Second or Ancient Lay of Gudrun” ( A may of all mays / My mother reared me / Bright in bower; / Well loved I my brethren, )

          * 23. “Nibelungenlied” ( In the words of the ancient stories Are many wonders told )

          * 24. Axel Thordson and Fair Walborg

          25. Beowulf ( What! we of the Spear-Danes of yore days, so was it/ That we lear'd of the fair fame of Kings of the folks )

          26. The Odyssey of Homer ( Tell me, O Muse, of the Shifty, the man who wandered afar, / After the Holy Burg, Troy-town, he had wasted with war; )

          27. The Ordination of Knighthood

        • Non-Poetic Translations: Published

        • 1. Grettis Saga: The Story of Grettir the Strong. Translated from the Icelandic by William Morris and Eiríkr Magnusson. London: F. S. Ellis, 1869.

          2. Völsunga Saga: The Story of the Volsungs and Niblungs, with certain Songs from the Elder Edda. Translated by Eiríkir Magnusson and William Morris. London: Ellis, 1870.

          3. Three Northern Love Stories, and Other Tales. Translated by William Morris and Eirikr Magnusson. London Ellis and White, 1875.

          Contains The Story of Gunnlaug the Worm-Tongue and Raven the Skald; The Story of Frithiof the Bold; The Story of Viglund the Fair; The Tale of Hogni and Hedinn; The Tale of Roi the Fool; The Tale of Thorstein Staff-Smitten.

          4. The Saga Library. Translated by William Morris and Eiríkr Magnússon. 6 vols. London: Bernard Quaritch, 1891-1901. Contains:

          Vol. 1. trans. Morris, "collated" by Eirikr Magnusson, 1891: The Story of Howard the Halt; The Story of the Banded Men; The Story of Hen Thorir.

          Vol. 2. trans. Morris, "collated" by Eirikr Magnusson, 1892: The Story of the Ere-Dwellers (Eyrbyggja Saga); The Story of the Heath-Slayings (Heibarviga Saga); Heimskringla: Stories of the Kings of Norway

          Vol. 3. trans. Morris, "collated" by Magnusson, 1893: Heimskingla I, The Story of the Ynglings; The Story of Halfdan the Black; The Story of Harald Hairfair; The Story of Hakon the Good; The Story of King Harald Greycloak and of Earl Hakon the son of Sigurd; The Story of King Olaf Tryggvison.

          Vol. 4. trans. Eirikr Magnusson, "collated" by Morris, 1894: Heimskringla II, The Story of Olaf the Holy, the Son of Harald.

          Vol. 5. trans. Eirikr Magnusson, "collated" by Morris, 1895: The Story of Magnus the Good, The Story of Harald the Hard-Redy, The Story of Olaf the Quiet; The Story of Magnus Barefoot; The Story of Sigurd the Jerusalem-farer, Eystein, and Olaf; The Story of Magnus the Blind and Harald Gilli; The Story of Ingi, Son of Harald, and his Brethren; The Story of Hakon Shoulder-Broad; The Story of King Magnus, Son of Erling.

          Vol. 6. Magnusson, 1905: Heimskringla IV, Preface (discussion by Magnusson of the creation of the Saga Library), Introduction: on Snorri Sturlason's life and works; indexes; corrections; genealogies.

          5. Of King Florus and the Fair Jehane. Translated by William Morris. Kelmscott Press, 1893.

          6. The Tale of Emperor Coustans and Over Sea. Translated by William Morris, Kelmscott Press, 1894.

          7. Child Christopher and Goldilind the Fair. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1895

          8. "Egils Saga," [40 chapters] in May Morris, William Morris: Artist, Writer, Socialist, Oxford: Blackwell, 1936. See also unpublished ms. variant below.

          9. The Story of Kormak the Son of Ogmund, translated by William Morris and Eiríkr Magnusson. London: William Morris Society, 1970.

        • Non-Poetic Translations: Manuscripts and Unpublished Translations and Fragments

        • For a list of Morris's illuminated manuscripts of his translations and other works, see William Whitla, Appendix A: "William Morris's Calligraphic Manuscripts," 80-95, in"'Sympathetic Translation' and the 'Scribe's Capacity': Morris's Calligraphy and the Icelandic Sagas." Journal of Pre-Raphaelite Studies 10 (Fall 2001): 27-108.

          An additional list of Morris's illuminated manuscripts and a note on these manuscripts, both by Alfred Fairbank, may be found in The Story of Kormak the Son of Ogmund, by William Morris and Eirikr Magnusson, with an Introduction by Grace J. Calder and a Note on the manuscript work of William Morris by Alfred Fairbank. William Morris Society, 1970. See "A Note on the Manuscript Work of William Morris," Alfred Fairbank, 53-64; "An Annotated List of the Manuscript Work of William Morris," Alfred Fairbank, 65-69.

          Fragment of The Aeneid, Society of Antiquaries, calligraphic trial, Book I, lines 34-89, f. 1 and 1v.

          *Unpublished

          1. *Tale of Haldor (beginning fragment), calligraphic manuscript. Mark Samuels Lasner Collection. Also B. L., Add. Ms 45,317, f. 29.
          2. * Fragment of beginning for Hallbiorn the Strong
          3. A calligraphic manuscript of the Story of the Ynglings from the Heimskringla Saga is at the Society of Antiquaries library, Burlington House.
          4. King Harald, incomplete calligraphic manuscript is in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, Bodl. Ms. Eng. misc. d. 265.
          5. The Story of Hen Thorir, calligraphic manuscript at the Bodleian Library, Oxford, Bodl. Ms. Eng. misc. d. 266. Also a calligraphic manuscript at the Fitzwilliam Museum Library, Cambridge, Ms. 27 ff. 1-56 and versos. This ms. was given to Georgiana Burne-Jones and donated by her to the Fitzwilliam Museum, 1909. A note says "Hen Thorir," "The Story of the Banded Men," and "Haward the Halt" were written in 1875.
          6. The Story of the Banded Men, calligraphic manuscript at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Ms. 270, ff. 58-151 and versos. A note says "Hen Thorir," "The Story of the Banded Men," and "Haward the Halt" were written in 1875.
          7. The Story of Haward the Halt, calligraphic manuscript at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Ms. 270, ff. 162-240. A note says "Hen Thorir," "The Story of the Banded Men," and "Haward the Halt" were written in 1875.
          8. Original Poem, "A Gloss in rhyme on the story of Haward, by William Morris," inserted by Morris into calligraphic manuscript after "The Story of Howard the Halt," Fitzwilliam MS. 270, 241-243v; see Poems of the Earthly Paradise Period, C-71.
          9. The Story of Harald: Kenneth Goodwin’s Handlist (1983) lists a calligraphic manuscript as in the possession of John M. Crawford, Jr. of NY. Completed around 1871.
          10. The Story of Egil Son of Scaldgrim, calligraphic manuscript, Society of Antiquaries library, Burlington House.
          11. Hafbur and Signy, incomplete
          12. King Hafbur and King Siward, incomplete calligraphic manuscript; Bodleian Library, Oxford Ms. Eng. misc. e. 233/2
          13. Story of Sigi, incomplete
          14. The Story of Halfdan the Black
          15. Thorstein and Gunnlaug, incomplete.
          16. * “Tristram” ( For the pricking on and moving of the hearts of noble folk to live gloriously and virtuously . . . . ) B. L. MS. 45,329, ff. ii + 99 c. 1870, unfinished
          17. * The Lancelot du Lac, 2 vols. calligraphic mss., 2 vols. rough draft, unfinished. 2 vols. revised text in calligraphic mss. Society of Antiquaries library, Burlington House.
          18. "Lancelot du Lac," 8 ff., 7 with versos. Cheltenham Library, EWL Z2: 1991.1016.996. Z2, in Rubaiyat calligraphic script; fair copy with spaces for large initials.
          19. The Story of the Men of Weaponfirth (unpublished fragment). Fair copy in 'Italian' script, titled in red ink, "The Story of the Men of Weaponfirth/ Chap 1: Brodd Helgi slayeth Swart." Cheltenham Library and Wilson Art Gallery, Y7, ff. 1-18, calligraphic ms. both sides.
          20. Laxdaela Saga (unpublished fragment), B. L. Add. Ms. 45,317, ff. 29-44 (rectos only); paraphrase of portion of Laxdaela Saga, entitled on an envelope "Abstract of Story of Gudrun from Laxdaela," and annotated in an unidentified hand '(not to be inclued),' untitled and beginning "Kiarton son of Olaf Peacock lives at his father's house of Herdholt . . . " 6 pages, 3 leaves, numbered 1, 3, 5 on the rectos only; watermarked 1867. William Morris Gallery, Walthamstow, MS J154.
          21. *The Tale of Norn-Guest. Morris's translation of the Icelandic "Nornagests Dattr.' B. L. Add. Ms. 45,317, ff. 19-28 (rectos only).

        William Morris in Translation

        ARABIC

        William Morris, “How I Became a Socialist”, Arabic translation.

        BULGARIAN

        William Morris, The King's Lesson, Bulgarian translation. 1894.

        CZECH

        William Morris, "Monopoly; or How Labour is Robbed," Czech translation. ["Socialism a Monopol."] Translated by Josef Vesely. No date.

        William Morris, News from Nowhere, Czech translation. [Zvěsti z Nejsoucna čili Epocha Míru.] 1900.

        DANISH

        William Morris, "The Day is Coming," Danish translation. ["Nyaars-Gry.”] Translated by Jeppe Aakjær. Samlede Værker, 1901.

        DUTCH

        William Morris, “The Aims of Art,” Dutch Translation. [“De Doeleinden der Kunst.”] Trans. M. Hugenholtz-Zeeven. Intro. Henri Polak. 2nd ed. Rotterdam [Brusse]: Nieuwe Uitgave, 1905. 137-159.

        William Morris, “Architecture and History,” Dutch Translation. [“Bouwkunst en Geschiedenis.”] Art and Society [Kunst en Maatschappij]. Trans. M. Hugenholtz-Zeeven. Intro. Henri Polak. 2nd ed. Rotterdam [Brusse]: Nieuwe Uitgave, 1905. 1-30.

        William Morris, “Art and Socialism,” Dutch Translation. [“Kunst en Socialisme.”] Art and Society [Kunst en Maatschappij]. Trans. M. Hugenholtz-Zeeven. Intro. Henri Polak. 2nd ed. Rotterdam [Brusse]: Nieuwe Uitgave, 1905. 104-135.

        William Morris, “Art, Wealth, and Riches,” Dutch Translation. [“Kunst, Vermogen, en Rijkdom.”] Art and Society [Kunst en Maatschappij]. Trans. M. Hugenholtz-Zeeven. Intro. Henri Polak. 2nd ed. Rotterdam [Brusse]: Nieuwe Uitgave, 1905. 77-103.

        William Morris, “Monopoly, or, How Labour is Robbed,” Dutch Translation. [“Monopolie, of, Hoe de Arbeider Bestolen Wordt.”] Amsterdam: J. Sterringa, no date.

        William Morris, A Dream of John Ball, Dutch Translation. [John Ball en Andere Vertalingen.] Forward by Roland Holste-Van der Schalk. Amsterdam: W. Versluys, 1893.

        William Morris, News from Nowhere, Dutch translation. [Nieuws uit Nergensoord.] Translated by F. van der Goes. Amsterdam: S.L. van Looy, 1897. (Google Books)

        William Morris, selected poems from The Earthly Paradise: “The Son of Crœsus”, “The Proud King,” “Atalanta’s Race,” and “The Man Born to be King,” Dutch – “De Zoon Van Croesus,” “De Trotse Koning,” “De Wedloop Van Atalante,” en “De Man Geboren Om Koning Te Zun.” Translated by K. A. Borren. The Hague: N.V. Servire, 1931.

        FRENCH

        William Morris, "Art in Plutocracy," French Translation. ["L'arte en Ploutocratie."] Section française, William Morris, l’Archive Internet des Marxistes (Marxist Internet Archive).

        William Morris, “Art or No Art? Who Shall Settle It?” French Translation. [“La vie ou la mort de l’art.”] Section française, William Morris, l’Archive Internet des Marxistes (Marxist Internet Archive).

        William Morris, “How We Live and How We Might Live,” French Translation. [“Comment nous vivons. Comment nous pouvons vivre.”] Section française, William Morris, l’Archive Internet des Marxistes (Marxist Internet Archive).

        William Morris, “Manifesto of the Socialist League,” French Translation. [“Manifeste de la Socialist League.”] Section française, William Morris, l’Archive Internet des Marxistes (Marxist Internet Archive).

        William Morris, “The Society of the Future,” French Translation. [“La société de l´avenir.”] Section française, William Morris, l’Archive Internet des Marxistes (Marxist Internet Archive).

        William Morris, “The Society of the Future,” French translation. [“La Société de l'Avenir”]. Trans. Olivier Barancy. Éditions de L' Encyclopédie des Nuisances, 1996.

        William Morris, “How I Became a Socialist,” French Translation. [“Comment je suis devenu socialiste.”] Section française, William Morris, l’Archive Internet des Marxistes (Marxist Internet Archive).

        William Morris, “Where Are We Now?” French Translation. [“Où en sommes-nous?”] Section française, William Morris, l’Archive Internet des Marxistes (Marxist Internet Archive).

        William Morris, News from Nowhere, extracts, French translation. [Nouvelles de Nulle Part,] extraits. Translated by P. La Chesnais. Paris: Societé Nouvelle de Librairie et d’Edition, 1902.

        GERMAN

        William Morris, “Art and the Beauty of the Earth,” German translation. [“Die Kunst und die Schönheit der Erde”]. Translated by Hermann Seemann Nachfolger. 1901.

        William Morris, Chants for Socialists, German: Lieder der Arbeit. Translated by Lilly Nahler-Nuellens. Vienna, 1909.

        William Morris, Chants for Socialists, German: Gesänge für Sozialisten. Translated by W. L. Rosenberg, Andreas Scheu, and John Henry Mackay. Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1889.

        William Morris, “Some Hints on Pattern-Designing”, German Translation. [“Ein paar Winke über das Musterzeichnen.”] 

        William Morris, Hopes and Fears for Art, German Translation. [Kunsthoffnungen und Kunstformen.

        William Morris, “An address delivered at the distribution of prizes to students of the Birmingham Municipal School of Art,” German Translation. [“Kunstgewerblíches Sendschreíben.”]

        William Morris, The Dream of John Ball, German translation. [Eine königliche Lektion. Ein Traum von John Ball.] Vienna, 1902.

        William Morris, The Ideal Book, German translation. [Das Ideale Buch]. Translated by William S. Peterson. 1986.

        William Morris, News from Nowhere, German translation. [Kunde von Nirgendwo, ein utopischer Roman.] Translated by Wilhelm Liebknecht. Stuttgart, 1920.

        William Morris, The Wood Beyond the World, German translation. [Die Zauberin Jenseits der Welt]. Translated by Annette von Charpentier. 1984.

        HUNGARIAN

        William Morris, “The Story of the Unknown Church,” Hungarian translation. [“Az Ismeretlen Templom Története.”] 1932.

        William Morris, “A Factory as it Might Be,” Hungarian Translation. [“A Gyári Munka Amilyen es Amilyen Lehetne.”] Translated by Izsák Sándor. New York, 1922.

        William Morris, The King’s Lesson, Hungarian translation. [Egy Király Leckéje.] 1970.

        William Morris, “Love is Enough”, Hungarian: “Szerelmed Elég.” Budapest, 1960.

        ITALIAN

        William Morris, The Defence of Guenevere, Italian translation. [Guenevere si Difende.] Translated by Gabriella Micks.

        William Morris, News from Nowhere, Italian translation. [La Terra Promessa] (chapter index). Translated by Ernestina d’Errico. Milan, 1895.

        JAPANESE

        Machiko Shiroshita [城下真知子], "The Society Morris Wanted to Create." [ウィリアム・モリスがめざした社会]

        William Morris, “How We Live and How We Might Live,” Japanese Translation. [吾等如何に生くべきか.] Translated by 本間久雄 (Hisao Honma). Tokyo, 1925.

        William Morris, News from Nowhere, Japanese translation. [理想卿]. Translated by 堺利彥 (Sakai Toshihiko). Tokyo, 1904 (1920 edition).

        POLISH

        William Morris, News from Nowhere, Polish translation. [Wieści z Nikąd: powieść utopijna.] Translated by Marvi Kreczowskiej. Lwów (Lviv), 1902.

        PORTUGUESE

        William Morris, “Notes on the Founding of the Kelmscott Press,” Portuguese translation. [“Nota de William Morris sobre Seus Objetivos ao Fundar a Kelmscott Press.”] Translated by Dorothée de Bruchard, 2003.

        RUSSIAN

        William Morris, Selected Articles, Lectures, Speeches, Letters, Russian Translation. [Избранные статьи, лекции, речи, письма.] Moscow, 1973.

        William Morris, News from Nowhere, Russian translation. [Вести ниоткуда, или Эпоха спокойствия.] Translated by N. I. Sokolova (Н. И. Соколовой). Moscow, 1962.

        SERBIAN

        William Morris, News from Nowhere, Serbian translation. [Новини от Никаде]. Translated by S. Bogdanov and G. Bazarov (Ст. Богданова и Г. Базаров), 1907.

        William Morris, News from Nowhere, Serbian translation. [Вести ни од куда.] Translated by Dušan M. Bogosavljević (Душан М. Богосављевић). Beograd, 1911.

        SPANISH

        William Morris, “How We Live and How We Might Live,” Spanish Translation. [“Cómo vivimos y cómo podríamos vivir.”] Barcelona, 1936.

        William Morris, News from Nowhere, Spanish translation. [Noticias de Ninguna Parte.] Buenos Aires, 1928.

        William Morris, "The Story of Cupid and Psyche," Spanish translation. ["La historia de Cupido y Psique."] Translated by Hope de Vega, 2023.

        de Vega, Hope. Introduction, "Los Peregrinos de la Esperanza: A Bilingual English-Spanish Edition of William Morris's The Pilgrims of Hope"

        SWEDISH

        William Morris, News from Nowhere, Swedish translation. [Nytt Fran En Ny Varld, Eller En Hvilans Tid.] Translated by C.N. Carleson. Stockholm, 1892.

        William Morris, News from Nowhere, Swedish translation. [Fran Framtidslandet, Eller En tid af Hvila.] Chapters 1 and 2. Translated by Axel Lundeberg. Minneapolis, Minnesota: Gnistan, July 15, 1891.

        THAI

        William Morris, “The Society of the Future,” Thai Translation. [สังคมในอนาคต.] Translated by and courtesy of Duangrudi Suksang.

        FEATURED EXHIBITS

        MORRIS & THE KELMSCOTT PRESS: 125TH ANNIVERSARY

        US MAPS

        MAP OF MORRIS MANUSCRIPTS

        MORRIS'S MARGINAL ILLUMINATIONS & ILLUSTRATIONS

        Florals

        Figures & Faces

        Calligraphic Elements

        Boats

        POETRY

        MORRIS' EARLY POEMS

        Before The Defence of Guenevere, with a checklist of Poems and Prose

        Introductory Materials

        Preface: William Morris's Earliest Poems: Preparation for The Defence of Guenevere

        Early Poems and Poetic and Prose Fragments including those not published in his lifetime

        Manuscripts

        British Library Additional Manuscript 45, 298A

        • "Untitled" ("Torches and waxlights quickened in the Hall")
        • "Untitled" ("Begun October 15th, 1875")
        • "She and He" (The blossom's white upon the thorn/The lily's on the lea)
        • "State Aided Emigration in 1889" (Lo tim on the rollers all ready for sea)
        • "As this thin thread on thy dear neck shall lie,"
        • "The doomed ship drives on helpless through the sea,"
        • "Near but Far Away" (She wavered, stopped, and turned; me thought her eyes,)
        • "May Grown-A Cold" (O certainly, no month this but May!)
        • "Lonely Love and Loveless Death" (O have I been harkening/To some dread newcomer? 
        • "Everlasting Spring" (O my love my darling,/what is this men say)
        • "Hope Dieth: Love Liveth" (Strong are thing arms, O love, and strong/thy heart to live, and love, and long;)
        • Song: "Twas one little word that wrought it"
        • Song: "Our Hands Have Met"
        • "Silence and Pity" (Thy lips my lips have touches no more may speak / The words that through my sorrow used to break)
        • "Rhyme Slayeth Shame" (If as I come under her she might hear/ If words might reach her when I go away)
        • "Why Doest Though Struggle" (Why dost thou struggle, strive for victory)
        • "Fair Weather and Foul" (Speak not, move not, but listen, the sky is full of gold,)
        • "O far away to seek, close-hid for heart to find,"
        • "O land sore torn and riven"
        • "We loosened from the quays on a Friday,"
        • "Thus have I told many ways of the dealings of prudence with men"
        • "Peevish and weak and fretful do I pray"
        • "Dramatic fragment containing King, Oliver, Sir Walter, and Yoland (Well put thy case and more than one of us)"
        • "Thou hast it then the pouch,"
        • "Sad-eyed and soft and grey thou art, O morn!"
        • "So I rose and felt my feet on the daisied grass in a while,"
        • "Alone and unhappy by the fire I sat,"
        • "Deep Sea, Might Wonder" (from "Earth the Healer, Earth the Keeper," copyist version 1) 
        • "The Man Who Never Laughed Again" (rough pencil draft)
        • Unidentified fragment of draft ("Moreover in that time and place...")

        British Library Additional Manuscript 45, 298B

        • "The Story of Orpheus and Eurydice" (copyist version)
        • "Autograph Poems"
        • "Earth the Healer, Earth the Keeper" ("So swift the hours are moving / Unto the time unproved")
        • "The Mother Under the Mould," copyist version, ("Svend Dyring rode on the island-way / Yeah have not I myself been young")
        • "State-Aided Emigration in 1889," copyist version, ("Lo trim on the rollers all ready for sea")
        • "The Doomed Ship," copyist version, ("The doomed ship drives on helpless through the sea,)
        • "Near But Far Away," copyist version, ("She wavered, stopped, and turned; methought her eyes,")
        • "Everlasting Spring," copyist version, ("O my love my darling, / what is this men say")
        • Song: "Twas one little word that wrought it," copyist version
        • "As this thin thread on thy dear neck shall lie"
        • "Silence and Pity," copyist version, ("Thy lips my lips have touched no more may speak / The words that through my sorrow used to break;")
        • "Rhyme Slayeth Shame," copyist version, ("If as I come under her she might hear, / If words might reach her when I go away")
        • "Why Dost Though Struggle," copyist version, ("Why dost thou struggle, strive for victory)
        • "Fair Weather and Foul" ("Speak not, move not, but listen, the sky is full of gold,")
        • "O Far Away to Seek" ("O far away to seek, close-hid for heart to find,")
        • "Peevish and weak and fretful do I pray," copyist version")
        • "Dear God praise thee much more many a thing," copyist version
        • "Deep Sea, mighty wonder," copyist version 2, (from "Earth the Healer, Earth the Keeper")
        • "Sad-eyed and soft and grey thou art, O morn!" copyist version
        • "Alone and unhappy by the fire I sat," copyist version
        • "They have no song, the sedge is dry," both autograph manuscript copyist versions
        • "Three Chances and One Answer," copyist version, (O love, if all the pleasures of the earth)
        • Song from Orpheus: "While agone my words had wings," copyist version
        • Song from Orpheus: "O ye who sit alone and bend above the earth," copyist version
        • Song from Orpheus: "Once a white house there was," copyist version
        • Song from Orpheus: "O if ye laugh, then am I grown," copyist version
        • Song from Orpheus: "O my love how could it be," 
        • Song from Orpheus: "O hollow image of the very death," copyist version
        • Song from Orpheus: "O love, love, love, folk told me thou wert dead," copyist version
        • Song from Orpheus: "O hollow image of the very death," copyist version
        • "The Man who Never Laughed Again," copyist version

          British Library Additional Manuscript 74,255

          Fitzwilliam Library, Cambridge, Manuscript 2, Autograph Manuscript of Fragments of 5 Poems

          Fitzwilliam Library, Cambridge, Manuscript of Phillis M. Ellis, Manuscript of 2 Morris Poems

          • "There were not ten men in all the house,"
          • draft for an introduction to "The Story of the Flower" (see Unpublished Romances).

            "Scenes from the Fall of Troy," edited by A. P. M. Wright

            Supplementary Materials

            Articles on Morris's Early Writings

            Poems from the Early Prose Romances

            THE DEFENCE OF GUENEVERE

            Featured Edition

            The Defence of Guenevere and Other Poems

            Other Editions

            The Defence of Guenevere and Other Poems, London: Bell and Daldy, 1858

            The Defence of Guenevere and Other Poems, London: Ellis and White, 1875

            Kelmscott Press Edition, 1892

            Manuscripts

            Huntington Library HM 6479, "Golden Wings" 

            Huntington Library HM 6480, "Pray But One Prayer for Me"; later "Golden Dawn"

            British Library Ashley MS. 3680, "The Haystack in the Floods"

            Supplementary Materials

            Recent Criticism 

            Contemporary Reviews

            Cove Editions, "Concerning Geffray Teste Noire"

            Notes on Froissartian Poems

            May Morris on Unused Later Alterations for the 1875 Edition, CW, Vol. I, Introduction

            Pre-Raphaelite Ballads, New York, A. Wessels Co., 1900

            THE LIFE AND DEATH OF JASON

            Introduction

            Editions & Printed Books

            The Life and Death of Jason, Text

             The Life and Death of Jason, London: Bell and Daldy, York Street, Covent Garden, 1867.

            The Life and Death of Jason, London: Ellis and White, eighth edition, 1882. 

            The Life and Death of Jason, Kelmscott Press Edition, 1895

            Manuscripts 

            Huntington Library HM 6434

            Supplementary Materials

            Background on Editions of Jason

            Annotations

            Index of Places Mentioned in the Poem

            Index of (Mythological) Persons Mentioned in the Poem

            Maps

            Illustrations

            Sources for the Argonauts, Dr. Peter Wright

            The Route of the Argonauts, Dr. Peter Wright

            Contemporary Reviews

            Criticism Since 1900

            Bibliography

            TALES OMITTED FROM THE EARTHLY PARADISE

            The Early Version of "The Wanderers" and Four Omitted Tales

            Introduction

            Individual Tales

            The Wanderers

            The Story of Dorothea

            The Story of Orpheus and Eurydice

            The Wooing of Swanhild

             The Story of Aristomenes

              Supplementary Materials

              Critical Responses to the Omitted Tales

                THE EARTHLY PARADISE

                Introduction

                General Introduction

                Introductions to the Apology, "Prologue: The Wanderers," and Classical and Medieval Tales

                Editions & Printed Books

                Text of The Earthly Paradise

                The Earthly Paradise, London: F.S. Ellis, 1870

                The Earthly Paradise, London: Reeves and Turner, 1890

                Kelmscott Press Edition, 1868-1870

                Texts of Individual Tales, 2002 edition, with annotations

                A Book of Verse, 1870

                Manuscripts

                Beinecke Library IpM834 870a

                Beinecke Library AMS 1596, Tinker Collection,

                British Library Add. MS 45,299

                British Library Add. MS 45,300

                • "The Fostering of Aslaug"

                British Library Add. MS 45,301

                • "Bellerophon at Argos"
                • "Bellerophon in Lycia" 

                British Library Add. MS 45,302

                • "The Ring Given to Venus"

                British Library Add. MS 45,304

                • "The Story of Rhodope," rough draft and transcription

                British Library Add. MS 45,305

                • "The Story of Cupid and Psyche"

                British Library Add. MS 45,306

                • "The Proud King," rough pencil draft

                British Library Add. MS 45,309a

                • "The Palace East of the Sun and West of the Moon," copyist's version

                British Library Add. MS 45,309c

                • "The Proud King," copyist's version

                Fitzwilliam Library FW EP 25

                • "The Hill of Venus"
                • "The Lover's of Gudrun," draft
                • "The Land East of the Sun and West of the Moon"

                Huntington Library HM 6418

                • The Earthly Paradise Volumes I, II, III
                • "The Story of Rhodope," final draft
                • "The Lovers of Gudrun," final draft
                • "The Fostering of Aslaug," final draft
                • "Bellerophon at Argos," final draft
                • "Bellerophon in Lycia," final draft
                • "The Ring Given to Venus"

                Huntington Library HM 6423

                • "The Hill of Venus," copyist version

                    Supplementary Materials

                    Criticism

                      Illustrations & Drawings

                      Translations

                      Sources & Bibliography

                      LOVE IS ENOUGH

                      Introduction

                      Editions & Printed Books

                      Text of Love is Enough, first edition, 1873

                      Love is Enough, first edition, 1873

                      Love Is Enough, London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1896

                      Love is Enough, Kelmscott Press edition, 1897

                      Manuscripts

                      Huntington Library HM 6422

                      Supplementary Materials

                      Critical Responses 

                      A Book of Verse

                      Translations

                      SIGURD THE VOLSUNG

                      Introductions

                      General Introduction, by Florence Boos

                      Historical Introduction, "From Edda to Epic," by Peter Wright

                      Editorial Introduction, Manuscripts and Revisions, by Karl Anderson

                      Pre-Kelmscott Edition, Introduction to Book I, edited by Stuart Blersch

                      Editions & Printed Books

                      Pre-Kelmscott Edition, 1876

                      Kelmscott Press edition, 1898

                      Sigurd the Volsung, London: Ellis & White, 1877

                      Manuscripts

                      British Library

                      Huntington Library

                      • Huntington Library HM 6445, first draft, Autograph manuscript draft in pencil
                      • Huntington Library HM 6446, sent by Morris himself to someone who requested it, autograph manuscript draft on blue paper

                        Supplementary Materials

                        Notes to Books I-IV

                        Contemporary Reviews

                        Later Criticism / Bibliography

                        Illustrations

                        Sources

                        Morris's Letters on the Sigurd story in the Volsunga Saga & Morris's Notes on Northern Religion and Mythology

                        May Morris's Commentary

                        Other Related Morris Poems

                        Morris's Translations from the Elder Edda

                        • 8. "The Prophecy of the Vala" (Heath-Dame they called her / At each home she came to,)
                        • 9. "The Song of Atli" (In days long gone / Sent Atli to Gunnar / A crafty one riding, / Knefrud men called him;)
                        • 10. "The Whetting of Gudrun" (Words of strife heard I, / Huger than any, / Woeful words spoken, / Sprung from all sorrow,)
                        • 11. "The Lay of Hamdir" (Great deeds of bale / In the garth began, / At the sad dawning / The tide of Elves' sorrow)
                        • 12. "The Lament of Oddrun" (I Have heard tell / In ancient tales / How a may there came / To Morna-land,)
                        • 13. "Lay of Thrym"
                        • 14. "Baldur's Doom" (Also "The Lay of Way-Wearer" [Vegtamsgruda])
                        • 15. Part of the Lay of Sigrdrifa (Now this is my first counsel, / That thou with thy kin / Be guiltless, guileless ever, / Nor hasty of wrath,)

                            POEMS BY THE WAY

                            Introductions

                            Critical Introduction by David Latham

                            Textual Introduction by David Latham

                            Editions & Printed Books

                            Text of Poems by the Way with notes

                            Poems by the Way, Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press Edition, 1891

                            Poems by the Way, London: Reeves and Turner, 1891

                            Manuscripts

                            Huntington Library HM 6427

                            Supplementary Materials

                            Reviews and Criticism

                            The Pilgrims of Hope

                            THE PILGRIMS OF HOPE

                            Introduction

                            General Introduction by Florence Boos

                            Editions & Printed Books

                            Text of The Pilgrims of Hope

                            Periodicals: Serialization of The Pilgrims of Hope as published in Commonweal

                            Poems by the Way, Kelmscott Press edition, first edition, 1891

                            Poems by the Way, London: Reeves and Turner, first trade edition, 1891

                            The Pilgrims of Hope, trade edition (13 sections), 1901

                            Manuscripts

                            Huntington Library HM 6427

                            Supplementary Materials

                            de Vega, Hope. Introduction, "Los Peregrinos de la Esperanza: A Bilingual English-Spanish Edition of William Morris's The Pilgrims of Hope"

                            "Why We Celebrate the Commune of Paris," Commonweal, 19 March 1887, pp. 89-90.

                            Reviews and Criticism

                            LIST OF POEMS 

                            PROSE 

                            EARLY PROSE ROMANCES

                            "The Hollow Land" and Other Tales from the Oxford and Cambridge Magazine

                            The Story of the Unknown Church, January 1856 

                            A Dream, March 1856 

                            Frank's Sealed Letter, April 1856

                            Gertha's Lovers, July 1856, August 1856

                            Svend and His Brethren, August 1856

                            Lindenborg Pool, September 1856

                            The Hollow Land, September 1856, October 1856

                            Golden Wings, December 1856

                            The Oxford and Cambridge Magazine

                            The Oxford and Cambridge Magazine, 1856

                            Text of The Oxford and Cambridge Magazine

                            Table of Contents

                            Published Essays and Reviews

                            The Novel on Blue Paper

                              Text of The Novel on Blue Paper

                              The Novel on Blue Paper

                              Supplementary Materials

                              Criticism

                              Other Essays on The Early Writings

                              THE HOUSE OF THE WOLFINGS

                              Introduction

                              Editions & Printed Books

                              Text of The House of the Wolfings

                              The House of the Wolfings, London: Reeves and Turner, 1889

                              Manuscripts

                              The House of the Wolfings, Morgan Library, New York MA 313, 1888

                              The House of the Wolfings, Huntington Library, HM 6435, 2 Vols., 1888

                              Supplementary Materials

                              Prior Publication

                              Criticism

                              THE ROOTS OF THE MOUNTAINS

                              Introduction

                              Editions & Printed Books

                              Text of The Roots of the Mountains

                              The Roots of the Mountains, London: Reeves and Turner, 1890

                              Manuscripts

                              Huntington Library Manuscripts HM 6424

                              British Library Additional Manuscript 45,328

                              • Drafts, poems from The Roots of the Mountains, ff. 54-58

                              Supplementary Materials

                              Criticism

                              A DREAM OF JOHN BALL

                              Introductions

                              Historical Introduction to A Dream of John Ball by Peter Wright

                              General Introduction by Florence S. Boos

                              Notes by Peter Wright

                              Editions & Printed Books

                              Text of A Dream of John Ball

                              A Dream of John Ball, London: Reeves and Turner, 1888

                              Kelmscott Press Edition, 1892

                              Periodicals: Serialization of A Dream of John Ball in Commonweal 1886-87

                              Manuscripts

                              A Dream of John Ball, University of Virginia Libraries, 1886 

                              Supplementary Materials

                              Critical Articles and Book Chapters

                              Relevant Essays by Morris

                              Sources

                              Translations

                              A DREAM OF JOHN BALL

                              THE KING'S LESSON

                              Supplementary Materials on "A King's Lesson"

                              Related Text

                              "A King's Lesson," edited by Paul Annis and Peter Wright

                              A KING'S LESSON

                              Introduction

                              Editions & Printed Books

                              Text of "A King's Lesson" by Paul Annis with notes ed. Cole

                              Kelmscott Press Edition, 1892, pp. 130-147

                              London: Reeves and Turner, 1888, pp. 130-147

                              Hungarian Translation: "A King's Lesson," 1894

                              Supplementary Materials

                              Peteri, Eva. "Morris's 'A King's Lesson': A Hungarian Perspective." Journal of William Morris Studies 18.3 (2009): 48-55

                              NEWS FROM NOWHERE

                              Introduction

                              Editions & Printed Books

                              Text of News from Nowhere

                              Kelmscott Press Edition, 1892

                              Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1890

                              London: Reeves and Turner, 1891

                              Serialization of News from Nowhere in Commonweal, 1890

                              Manuscripts

                              News from Nowhere, Morgan Library, New York MA 5073

                              News from Nowhere, Morgan Library, New York MA 4591

                              • Description of MA 4591
                              • Transcription of Variants

                              Proof Sheets: Kemlscott Press Edition

                              Supplementary Materials

                              Featured Materials

                              From The Journal of William Morris Studies

                              Other Articles on News from Nowhere

                              Translations

                              THE STORY OF THE GLITTERING PLAIN

                              Introduction

                              Editions & Printed Books

                              Text of The Story of the Glittering Plain

                              Kelmscott Press Edition, 1891

                              Kelmscott Press Edition, 1894

                              English Illustrated Magazine, 1890

                              Manuscripts

                              Huntington Library MS. 6425

                              Huntington Library MS. 6425, fair copy

                              Huntington Library MS. 6447

                              Supplementary Materials

                              Criticism

                              THE WOOD BEYOND THE WORLD

                              Introduction

                              Editions & Printed Books

                              Text of The Wood Beyond the World

                              Kelmscott Press Edition, 1894

                              The Wood Beyond the World, London: Lawrence and Bullen, 1895

                              Manuscripts

                              "The King's Son and the Carle's Son," Society of Antiquaries MS 908, London, early draft

                              "The King's Son and the Carle's Son," transcription

                              The Wood Beyond the World, Morgan Library, New York

                              The Wood Beyond the World, Beinecke MS Gen. 45, II Writings

                              Supplementary Materials

                              Criticism

                              THE WELL AT THE WORLD'S END

                              Editions & Printed Books

                              Text of The Well at the World's End

                              Kelmscott Press edition, 1896

                              Longmans, Green: London, New York and Bombay, 2 vols., 1896

                              Manuscripts

                              Morgan Library, New York, MA 314, 2 vols., manuscript draft

                              Harry Ransom Library, Printer's Proofs

                              Supplementary Materials

                              Criticism

                              THE WATER OF THE WONDROUS ISLES

                              Introduction

                              Editions & Printed Books

                              Text of The Water of the Wondrous Isles

                              Kelmscott Press edition, 1897

                              First Trade Edition: Longmans, Green, & Co.: London, New York and Bombay, 1897

                              The Widow's House by the Great Water (early draft), edited by Helen A. Timo

                              Manuscripts

                              British Library Additional Manuscript 45,322

                              Printer's Copy: British Library Additional Manuscript 45,323

                              The Widow's House by the Great Water: British Library Additional Manuscript 45,324, ff. 1-47

                              British Library Additional Manuscript 45,325, ff. 1-17

                              "List of Later Morris Poems After 1875," no. 27

                              Supplementary Materials

                              Morris's Notes on the Plot of Tale

                              Criticism

                              THE SUNDERING FLOOD

                              Introduction

                              Editions & Printed Books

                              Text of The Sundering Flood

                              Kelmscott Edition, 1898

                              First Trade Edition, Longmans, Green & Co., 1898

                              Manuscripts

                              British Library Add. MS, 45,326

                              British Library Add. MS, 45,326, transcription

                              Supplementary Materials

                              Criticism

                              THE NOVEL ON BLUE PAPER

                              Introduction

                              Editions & Printed Books

                              Text of The Novel on Blue Paper. William Morris and Penelope Fitzgerald. London: Journeyman Press, 1982. Transcription.

                              The Novel on Blue Paper. William Morris and Penelope Fitzgerald. London: Journeyman Press, 1982. 

                              Prior Publication, "The Novel on Bue Paper, William Morris," Dickens Studies Annual: Essays on Victorian Fiction, New York, AMS Press, Inc., 10, 1982-83, Introduction 143-151, 152-220. 

                              Manuscripts

                              Manuscript [untitled], British Library Additional Manuscript 45,328 ff. 1-58v

                              Supplementary Materials

                              Kocmanova, Jessie. "Landscape and Sentiment": Morris' First Attempt in Longer Prose Fiction." Victorian Poetry, 13.3 and 4 (1975), 103-117.

                              UNFINISHED ROMANCES

                              Introductions

                              Giles of the Long Frank

                              Kilian of the Closes

                              Desiderius

                              Texts

                              Giles of the Long Frank

                              Kilian of the Closes

                              Desiderius

                              The Story of the Flower

                              Manuscripts

                              British Library Additional Manuscript 45,327 (Giles of the Long Frank)

                              British Library Additional Manuscript 45,328

                              • Novel on Blue Paper, ff. 1-54v
                              • Poems in Roots of the Mountains ff. 54-58
                                • "How is the rain upon the day," ff. 54-55
                                • "In meadowtide through day new born," ff. 55-56
                                • ff. 57 and 57v, "Tis over the hill and over the dale," "Why sit ye here in the spinning room"; See List of Poems Written After 1875, no. 36
                              • Kilian of the Closes, ff. 59-109
                              • Unfinished Romances, ff. 110-125v ["Folk of the Mountain Door," 6 songs: song 1, f. 111v, 112v, 113; song 2, f. 113; song 3, ff. 114-115v; song 4, f. 115v-116; song 5, f. 123; song, f. 124, unfinished]
                              • Desiderius, f. 127-149
                              • Pencil draft, unfinished metrical romance, f. 149v
                              • Story of the Flower ff. 150-186, 194-201v; ff. 150-183, draft marked "Story of the Flower," most in pen, 5 and part of 6 are in pencil. See List of Early Poems, #39. Ff. 196-97v, "For the Story of the Flower," Morris autograph on better quality paper. 
                              • May Morris on "The Story of the Flower," Collected Works, xvi-xvii.
                              • King Peacock ff. 187-193; Morris ink autograph with corrections.
                              • "I have heard say that there was once a fair house built by the side of a forest," ff. 194-95, 2 romance fragment
                              • f. 198 plot summary for a romance in Morris autograph, "In times when there was"
                              • f. 199 titled "fable," in Morris's hand. 
                              • f. 200 fragment of prose tale, "He would not slay be these and then"
                              • f. 201 in Morris's hand, "That queer story" in 11 lines, poetic opening for tale; see List of Early Poems, no. 56

                              Fitzwilliam Library, Cambridge, Manuscript of Phillis M. Ellis, "Introduction to 'The Story of the Flower.'" Manuscript of Phillis M. Ellis. See Early Poems, no. 39.

                              Supplementary Materials

                              May Morris's Remarks on the Unfinished Prose Romances, Collected Works 21, xvi-xvii

                              Çelikkol Ayse. "The Planetary in Morris's Late Romances." JWMS 22.4 (Summer 2018): 15-30.

                              NONFICTION

                              Diaries

                              ICELANDIC JOURNALS

                              Introduction

                              Printed Books & Essays

                              "Journals of Travel in Iceland 1871-1873," Collected Works of William Morris, Volume 8, London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1911.

                              Dagbaekur úr Íslandsferdum 1871-1873, Reykjavík, Mál Og Menning, 1975. 

                              "The Early Literature of the North-Iceland," Unpublished Lectures of William Morris, Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1969.

                              The Icelandic Jaunt: A Study of the Expeditions Made by William Morris to Iceland in 1871 and 1873. John Purkis, William Morris Society, 1991. 

                              Manuscripts

                              Unpublished Journals of Travel in Iceland 1871-73, British Library Add. MS 45,319 A, autograph manuscript.

                              Morris's Unpublished Icelandic Diaries, British Library Add. MS 45,319, autograph manuscript.

                              Journey of Travel to Iceland, Fitzwilliam Library MS FW 25C, autograph manuscript.

                              Supplementary Materials

                              1871 Journey

                              Maps

                              Criticism

                              Creative Responses

                              • Lavinia Greenlaw, William Morris in Iceland: Questions of Travel, 2011. (portions of Morris's diary juxtaposed with peripatetic musings by Greenlaw)
                              • Ian McQueen, The Earthly Paradise, 4-part orchestral and choral piece, performed by BBC Chorus and Symphony Orchestra (loosely based in part of Morris's 1871 Icelandic journals).
                              • Alex Jones, Morris in Iceland. NSW: Puncher and Wattmann, 2008. (novel in which university professor reflects on his life while leading a student theater group which adapts Morris's Journals rather uproariously to its own use).

                              Essays

                              ESSAYS ON ART AND ARCHITECTURE

                              Printed Books & Essays

                              Address to the Birmingham Society of Arts and School of Design, delivered in the town hall, 19 February, 1879. Birmingham: E.C. Osborne, 84, New Street.

                              "Art and Industry in the Fourteenth Century,Collected Works of William Morris Vol. 22, London: Longmans, 1914

                              "Art and Industry in the Fourteenth Century," Morris on HistorySheffield Academic Press, 1996

                              Gothic Architecture 

                              Hopes and Fears for Art, London: Ellis and White, 1882

                              Some Thoughts on the Ornamented MSS. of the Middle Ages by William Morris Printed on his Albion Hand Press, with an Account of its Travels from the Closing of the Kelmscott Press to the Present Day, Press of the Woolly Whale, 1934. Courtesy of the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections.

                              "Town and Country," courtesy of the Mark Samuels Lasner Collection

                              Manuscripts

                              "Art and Labour," British Library Add MS 45,334, Socialism Up to Date

                              "Address at the Delivery of Prizes," Harry Ransom Library, Austin, Texas, MS. file (Morris, W.), Works

                              Essays on Art and History, British Library Add MS 45,331

                               Essays on Art and History, British Library Add MS 45,332

                              Harry Ransom Library MS. File (Morris, W.), works, "Address at the Delivery of Prizes"

                              Hopes and Fears for Art Beinecke Library, Yale University, MS Vault Shelves Morris. Contains "The Art of the People," "The Beauty of Life," "Making the Best of It," "Prospects of Architecture and Civilization" 

                              Hopes and Fears for Art No. 2: The Art of the PeopleHuntington Library HM 6432, autograph manuscript (incomplete).

                              "Lecture Delivered to the National Association for the Advancement of Art," autograph manuscript.

                              "Lecture on Art, Art of the People," Bodleian MS. Eng. misc. Don. c. 29, manuscript, 1894.

                              Morris's Notebook of Sketches, British Library Add MS 45,336

                              "On the Artistic Qualities of Woodcut Books," Huntington Library HM 6431, autograph manuscript.

                              "The Relations of Art to Labor," Beinecke Library, Yale University, MS Vault Shelves, autograph manuscript.

                              "Some Thoughts on the Ornamented Manuscripts of the Middle Ages," Huntington Library HM 6440, autograph manuscript. 

                              Gothic Architecture

                              Editions & Printed Books

                              Manuscripts

                              Essays

                              Supplementary Materials

                              Society for the Preservation of Ancient Buildings

                              "Address Made on Behalf of the Work of the S.P.A.B.," Huntington Library HM 6449.

                              "Magdalen Bridge: Notes and Memoranda for the S.P.A.B.," Huntington Library HM 6451.

                              "Petition Regarding the Baptistry at Ravenna," Huntington Library HM 6455.

                              "Regarding the Opinion of the S. P. A. B. on the Restoration of St. Mark's, Venice," Huntington Library HM 6459.

                              "Speech Delivered to the First Meeting of the S.P.A.B.," Society of Antiquaries, SoA 832, manuscript draft.

                              Speech Delivered to the First Meeting of the SPAB, Society of Antiquaries, SoA 832, ff. 1-23; misc. pages plus ff. 1-12 SPAB draft of opening statement, beginning, "A Society coming before the public. . . "; with 1st Annual Report, later printed, a good draft with cross-outs

                              "Statement on Restoration of St. Mark's," Huntington Library HM 6461.

                              "[Concerning] Westminster Abbey," Beinecke Library MS Vault Shelves Morris, autograph manuscript.

                              Westminster Abbey leaflet, Berg Collection, New York City Public Library, autograph manuscript. 

                              Bibliography

                              LeMire, Eugene D. "A Bibliographical Checklist of Morris's Speeches and Lectures,The Unpublished Lectures of William Morris, 291-322.

                              SOCIALIST DIARIES AND ESSAYS

                              Printed Books & Essays

                              "An Unpublished Lecture of William Morris: 'How Shall We Live Then?'", Meier, Paul, International Review of Social History, (1971)

                              "As to Bribing Excellence," International Institute of Social History MS, Amsterdam. Published in Liberty, May 1895

                              Bibliograpy of Morris's Contributions to Justice and Commonweal 1883-1890, from Political Writings: Contributions to Justice and Commonweal 1883-1890, ed. and intro. Nicholas Salmon, Bristol: Thoemmes Press.

                              “From the Archive: William Morris’s ‘Communism—i. e. Property: A Partly Unpublished Essay,” edited by Florence Boos, William Morris Society U. S. Newsletter, Summer 2009

                              "How I Became a Socialist," London: Twentieth Century Press, 1896

                              "Notes on News," Commonweal, on pit-brow women and Chamberlain's vote against a Home Rule bill, autograph, 1886

                              Our Country, Right or Wrong, by William Morris, edited by Florence Boos.London: William Morris Society, 2008

                              Signs of Change: Lectures on Socialism, Commonweal, 1888. Text presented is from Longmans, Green, and Co., 1896

                              Socialist Diary, edited and annotated by Florence Boos, 1982 (Marxists.org)

                              Socialist Diary, first published in the History Workshop Journal, Issue 13, Spring 1982

                              "'Socialism' and 'What We Have to Look For': Two Unpublished Morris Essays," Journal of William Morris Studies 19.1, Winter 2010

                              Socialism: Its Growth and Outcome, Morris, William and E. Belfort Bax, London: Swan Sonnenschein, 1896. Revised with preface and introduction from "Socialism from the Root Up," Commonweal, 1886-1888. Available through Archive.org

                              "Useful Work versus Useless Toil," London: Hammersmith Socialist Society, 1893

                              "Why I Am a Communist," International Institute of Social History MS, Amsterdam

                              “William Morris’s ‘Commercial War’: A Critical Edition,” edited by Florence Boos, Journal of Pre-Raphaelite Studies, no. 19 (winter 2010): 45-65

                              "William Morris's 'Equality': A Critical Edition," Journal of Pre-Raphaelite Studies No.22 (Fall 2015): 9-28

                              Manuscripts

                              "An Old Fable Retold," John Burns Collection, British Library Ms. 46,289. Photograph courtesy of Frank C. Sharp

                              An Account of Three Socialist Lectures, Huntington Library, HM 6446

                              Early political essay, Cheltenham Library

                              Early political essay 2, Cheltenham Library

                              Essays on Socialism, British Library Additional Manuscript 45,333.

                              Socialism Up to Date (Essays on Socialism), British Library Additional Manuscript 45,334.

                              Fragment of speech on behalf of Socialist League describing socialism in England, given at international conference of socialists, Inv. nr. 611_4, ARCH00496, International Institute of Socialist History, Amsterdam. Pdf of manuscript

                              "How Shall We Live Then," International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam

                              Letter from Charles Rowley describing Morris's lectures to the Ancoats Brotherhood, British Library Additional Manuscript 45,347

                              "Makeshift," Bodleian MS. Eng. misc. Don. e. 29

                              "Our Policy in this Crisis," Huntington Library HM 6464

                              "Our Representatives," Private Collection, Image Courtesy of Greg Vigers

                              Socialist Diary, British Library Additional Manuscript 45,332, 1887

                              Socialist Diary British Library Additional Manuscript 45,335

                              "True and False Society," Huntington Library HM 6420

                              "Under an Elm-Tree: Thoughts in the Countryside," Cheltenham Public Library, Z4.

                              Untitled paragraph on the Pit-Brow Women, University of Iowa Libraries, Special Collections Ms M8778ha

                              "To the Working People of Great Britain and Ireland," Huntington Library HM 6464

                              "What is to Happen Next?" Beinecke Library, MS. Sheries II. Writings 

                              NONFICTION SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIALS

                              Additional Publications and Other Supplementary Materials

                              Bibliography of Morris's Contributions to Justice and Commonweal 1883-1890, from Political Writings: Contributions to Justice and Commonweal 1883-1890, ed. and intro. Nicholas Salmon, Bristol: Thoemmes Press.

                              Burns Papers, British Library Additional Manuscript 45,891

                              Hammersmith Socialist Society Minutes, British Library Additional Manuscript, 45,891.

                              LeMire, Eugene D. "A Bibliographical Checklist of Morris's Speeches and Lectures," The Unpublished Lectures of William Morris, 291-322.

                              Socialist League (UK) Archives, International Institute of Social Research, Amsterdam, 2016.

                              Socialist League (UK) Archives, Catalogue of Archive, courtesy of IISH.

                              Socialist League (UK) Archives, 1884-1891, Text.

                              Speech on Free Trade, Charles Faulkner, Bodleian Library misc. 143

                              Translations

                              ARABIC

                              William Morris, "How I Became a Socialist," Arabic Translation. The William Morris Society U.S. (14 June, 2011).

                              CZECH

                              William Morris, "Monopoly; or, How Labour is Robbed," Czech Translation. ["Socialism a Monopol"] Translated by Josef Vesely. No date.

                              DANISH

                              William Morris, "The Day is Coming," Danish Translation. ["Nyaars-Gry"]. Translated by Jeppe Aakjær. Samlede Værker, 1901.

                              DUTCH

                              William Morris, "The Aims of Art," Dutch Translation. ["De Doeleinden der Kunst."] Trans. M. Hugenholtz-Zeeven. Intro. Henri Polak. 2nd ed. Rotterdam [Brusse]: Nieuwe Uitgave, 1905. 137-159.

                              William Morris, "Architecture and History," Dutch Translation. ["Bouwkunst en Geschiedenis."] Art and Society [Kunst en Maatschappij]. Trans. M. Hugenholtz-Zeeven. Intro. Henri Polak. 2nd ed. Rotterdam [Brusse]: Nieuwe Uitgave, 1905. 1-30.

                              Wiliam Morris, "Art and Socialism," Dutch Translation. ["Kunst en Socialisme."] Art and Society [Kunst en Maatschappij.] Trans. M. Hugenholtz-Zeeven. Intro. Henri Polak. 2nd ed. Rotterdam [Brusse]: Nieuwe Uitgave, 1905. 104-135.

                              William Morris, "Art, Wealth, and Riches," Dutch Translation. ["Kunst, Vermogen, en Rijkdom."] Art and Society [Kunst en Maatschappij.] Trans. M. Hugenholtz-Zeeven. Intro. Henri Polak. 2nd ed. Rotterdam [Brusse]: Nieuwe Uitgave, 1905. 77-103.

                              William Morris, "Monopoly, or, How Labour is Robbed," Dutch Translation. ["Monopolie, of, Hoe de Arbeider Bestolen Wordt."] Amsterdam: J. Sterringa, no date.

                              FRENCH

                              William Morris, "Art in Plutocracy," French Translation. ["L'arte en Ploutocratie."] Section française, William Morris, l'Archive Internet des Marxistes (Marxist Internet Archive).

                              William Morris, "Art or No Art? Who Shall Settle It?" French Translation. ["La vie ou la mort de l'art."] Section française, William Morris, l'Archive Internet des Marxistes (Marxist Internet Archive).

                              William Morris, "How We Live and How We Might Live," French Translation. ["Comment nous vivons. Comment nous pouvons vivre."] Section française, William Morris, l'Archive Internet des Marxistes (Marxist Internet Archive).

                              William Morris, "Manifesto of the Socialist League," French Translation. ["Manifeste de la Socialist League."] Section française, William Morris, l'Archive Internet des Marxistes (Marxist Internet Archive).

                              William Morris, "The Society of the Future," French Translation. ["La société de l'avenir."] Section française, William Morris, l'Archive Internet des Marxistes (Marxist Internet Archive).

                              William Morris, "How I Became a Socialist," French Translation. ["Comment je suis devenu socialiste."] Section française, William Morris, l'Archive Internet des Marxistes (Marxist Internet Archive).

                              William Morris, "Where Are We Now?" French Translation. ["Où en sommes-nous?"] Section française, William Morris, l'Archive Internet des Marxistes (Marxist Internet Archive).

                              GERMAN

                              William Morris, “Art and the Beauty of the Earth,” German translation. [“Die Kunst und die Schönheit der Erde”]. Translated by Hermann Seemann Nachfolger. 1901.

                              William Morris, Chants for Socialists, German: Lieder der Arbeit. Translated by Lilly Nahler-Nuellens. Vienna, 1909.

                              William Morris, Chants for Socialists, German: Gesänge für Sozialisten. Translated by W.L. Rosenberg, Andreas Scheu, and John Henry Mackay. Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1889.

                              William Morris, "Some Hints on Pattern-Designing," German Translation. ["Ein paar Winke über das Musterzeichnen."]

                              William Morris, Hopes and Fears for Art, German Translation. [Kunsthoffnungen und Kunstformen.]

                              William Morris, "An address delivered at the distribution of prizes to students of the Birmingham Municipal School of Art," German Translation. ["Kunstgewerblíches Sendschreíben."]

                              William Morris, The Ideal Book, German translation. [Das Ideale Buch]. Translated by William S. Peterson. 1986.

                              HUNGARIAN

                              William Morris, The Story of the Unknown Church," Hungarian translation. ["Az Ismeretlen Templom Története."] 1932.

                              William Morris, "A Factory as it Might Be," Hungarian Translation. ["A Gyári Munka Amilyen es Amilyen Lehetne."] Translated by Izsák Sándor. New York, 1922.

                              JAPANESE

                              William Morris, “How We Live and How We Might Live,” Japanese Translation. [吾等如何に生くべきか.] Translated by 本間久雄 (Hisao Honma). Tokyo, 1925.

                              RUSSIAN

                              William Morris, Selected Articles, Lectures, Speeches, Letters, Russian Translation. [Избранные статьи, лекции, речи, письма.] Moscow, 1973.

                              SPANISH

                              William Morris, "How We Live and How We Might Live," Spanish Translation. ["Cómo vivimos y cómo podríamos vivir."] Barcelona, 1936.

                              THAI

                              William Morris, “The Society of the Future,” Thai Translation. [สังคมในอนาคต.] Translated by and courtesy of Duangrudi Suksang.

                              Critical Essays

                              Bennett, Phillippa. "Educating for Utopia: William Morris on Useful Learning versus 'Useless Toil', JWMS 2012 (Summer 2013).

                              Beaumont, Matthew. “The Stones in the Garden.” JWMS 21.4 (Summer 2016): 17-22. 

                              Bloor, Michael. "James Leatham's Eyewitness Account of Morris's 1888 Visit to Aberdeen." JWMS 18.1 (Winter 2008), 22-34.

                              Boos, Florence S. “William Morris’s ‘Gothic Architecture.’” Useful and Beautiful, William Morris Society in the United States, July 2010: 29-32.

                              Boos, Florence and Patrick O'Sullivan. Morris and Devon Great Consols," JWMS 19.4 (Summer 2012), 11-39.

                              Capet, Antoine. "Between Ouvrierisme and Elitism: The Dualism of William Morris. JWMS 19.2 (Summer 2011), 31-46.

                              Donovan, Andrea. “William Morris and the SPAB I: Origins; the Twentieth Century; Iraq.” Useful and Beautiful, William Morris Society in the United States, January 2010: 8-14.

                              Eagleton, Terry. “William Morris and the Idea of Revolution.” JWMS 22.2 (Summer 2017): 10-16.

                              Foster, John Bellamy. “William Morris’s Romantic Revolutionary Ideal: Nature, Labour and Gender in News from Nowhere.” JWMS 22.2 (Summer 2017): 17-35.

                              Holland, Owen. William Morris’s Utopianism: Propaganda, Politics, and Prefiguration. Palgrave, 2017.

                              Kopp, David A. "Two Williams of One Medieval Mind: Reading the Socialist William Morris Through the Lens of the Radical William Cobbett," JWMS 20.3 (Winter 2013), 31-46.

                              Loṕez Segura, Manuel. ‘De Por Qué William Morris, Comunista, Se Dedicaba a Traducir Sagas Islandesas’ [On Why William Morris, a Communist, Spent His Time Translating Icelandic Sagas]. Constelaciones: Revista de Arquitectura de la Universidad CEU San Pablo, no. 4 (2016): 43-53.

                              Macdonald, Bradley, "Morris after Marcuse: Art, Beauty, and the Aestheticist Tradition of Ecosocialism." JWMS 19.3 (Winter 2011), 39-49.

                              Martel, Michael. “Romancing the Folk Mote: William Morris, the Socialist League, and Local Direct Democracy.” Useful and Beautiful, William Morris Society in the United States, Summer 2018: 7-17.

                              Miller, Elizabeth Carolyn. ‘Liberation Ecologies, circa 1871.’ The Journal of William Morris Studies, 21.4 (Summer 2016): 8-16.

                              Morgan, Benjamin. "Practice: William Morris’s Socialist Physiology." The Outward Mind: Materialist Aesthetics in Victorian Science and Literature. University of Chicago Press, 2017. 174-218.

                              Murphy, John P. “Art against Alienation: William Blake, William Morris, and the British New Left,” JWMS 23.4 (2020): 10-29.

                              Palmeri, Frank. “William Morris’s Ecosocialism, Then and Now.” Useful and Beautiful, William Morris Society in the United States, Summer 2021: 12-15.

                              Pinkney, Tony. "‘The only word he was comfortable with': William Morris and the Return to Communism." The Journal of William Morris Studies, 22.2 (Summer 2017): 36-47.

                              Stirling, John. "Morris on Tyne: A Sunday Lecture." The Journal of William Morris Studies, 22.2 (Summer 2017): 48-60.

                              Stirling, John. “William Morris and the Control of Work.” The Journal of William Morris Studies, 24.4 (2022): 68-84.

                              Stott, Martin. “In the Spirit of Morris: Craft vs. Stuff.” Useful and Beautiful, William Morris Society in the United States, January 2011: 19-21.

                              Talor, Rosemary. "'The City of Dreadful Delight': William Morris in the East End of London," JWMS 18.3 (Winter 2009), 9-28.

                              Williams, Stephen. "Robert Banner, William Morris and the Socialist League." The Journal of William Morris Studies, 22.3 (Winter 2017): 38-55.

                              Zinkiewicz, Grzegorz. William Morris’ Position between Art and Politics. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016.

                              MORRIS'S LETTERS

                              [in progress]

                              TRANSLATIONS

                              Old French

                              THE ORDINATION OF KNIGHTHOOD

                              Introduction

                              Editions & Printed Books

                              Text for The Ordination of Knighthood

                              Kelmscott Press Edition: The Order of Chivalry, L'Ordène de Chevalerie and The Ordination of Knighthood, London: Kelmscott Press, 1892-93

                              Note by F.S. Ellis from the 1893 edition

                              Manuscripts

                              Huntington Library Manuscript 6436

                              Supplementary Materials

                              Primary Sources

                              • Barbazon, [Étienne], ed. Fabliaux et contes des poètes françois des XI XII, XIII, XIV, et XVe siècles, tirés des meilleurs auteurs. Nouv. ed. par Méon. 4 vols.  Paris: B. Warée, 1808. Also available on the Internet Archive.
                              • Caxton, William, The Order of Chivalry. With L’Ordène de Chevalerie and The Ordination of Knighthood. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1892-3.
                              • Llull, Ramon. The book of the ordre of chyvalry. Trans. William Caxton. Ed. Alfred T. P. Bayles.  Early English Text Society O. S. no. 168. London: Oxford U P, 1926.
                              • Llull, Ramon. The book of the ordre of chyvalry or knyghthode. Trans. William Caxton. [facsimile of the 1494 edition]. Amsterdam: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, 1976.
                              • Morris, William. The Ordination of KnighthoodThe Collected Works of William Morris. Ed. May Morris. Vol. 17. London: Longmans, 1910-1915.  353-366.
                              • Morris, William. The Ordination of Chivalry. Huntington MS HM 6436.
                              • Price, Brian R.  Ramon Lull’s Book of Knighthood and Chivalry and the anonymous Ordene de Chevalerie.  Highland Village, TX: Chivalry Bookshelf, 2001. Follow this link for a preview.

                              Secondary Sources

                              OLD FRENCH ROMANCES

                              Introduction

                              Texts

                              Of the Friendship of Amis and Amile

                              The Tale of King Florus and the Fair Jehane

                              The Tale of Emperor Coustans and of Over Sea

                              LANCELOT OF THE LAKE

                              Introduction

                              Manuscripts

                              Rough Translation Draft: Society of Antiquaries MS 905.1 (fols. 1-166); 905.2 (folios 167-219), c. 1870-73

                              Calligraphic manuscript: Society of Antiquaries MS. 905.3, vol. 3 (fols. 1-307)

                              Calligraphic Manuscript: Society of Antiquaries MS. 905.4, c. 1870-3, Vol. 1 (fair copy of fols. 1-76 of 905.1 with minor rewordings)

                              Transcription Calligraphic Manuscripts: Society of Antiquaries 905.4 and 905.3, c. 1870-73.

                              Fair Copy: "Lancelot du Lac," 8 ff., 7 with versos. Cheltenham Library, EWL Z2: 1991.1016.996. Z2, in Rubaiyat Calligraphic Script; fair copy with spaces for large initials.

                              Supplementary Materials

                              Faulkner, Peter. "Morris and Old French." JWMS 15.1 (Winter 2002): 43-50.

                              Simpson, Roger. "William Morris's Unpublished Arthurian Translations." JWMS 20.4 (Summer 2014).

                              TRISTRAM

                              Introduction

                              Manuscripts

                              B.L. MS. 45,329, ff. ii + 99 [ff. in script used for illuminated manuscripts]. About 1870, unfinished, in May Morris's hand, "Manuscript of the Date of The Earthly Paradise"

                              Transcription: B. L. MS. 45,329

                              Supplementary Materials

                              Notes to Morris's Translation of the Opening Chapters of the Prose Tristan

                              Old and Middle English

                              BEOWULF

                              Editions & Printed Books

                              Text, The Tale of Beowulf, Collected Works of William Morris, Vol. X, London: Longmans, 1911

                              Kelmscott Edition: The Tale of Beowulf Done Out of the Old English Tongue. Trans. By William Morris and A.J. Wyatt. Kelmscott Press, 1895

                              The Tale of Beowulf, London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1898

                              Manuscripts

                              Manuscript Draft: Morris Autograph, Morgan Library, New York, M A 312

                              British Library MS. Add. 45,318 ff. 135v-138, 135v-138

                              Beowulf Transcription: British Library Add. MS. 45,318, ff. 135v-138

                              Supplementary Materials

                              Jones, Chriss. "The Reception of William Morris's Beowulf," in Writing on the Image: Reading William Morris, ed. David Latham, Toronto: University of Toronto, 197-208.

                              Hulme, W.H., Review of The Tale of Beowulf, Modern Language Notes, 15.1 (January 1900): 22-26. 

                              Morris, May, Passage from "Morris as a Writer: The Influence of the North," William Morris: Artist, Writer, Socialist.

                              Tilling, P[hilip] M., "William Morris's Translation of Beowulf: Studies in His Vocabulary." Studies in English Literature and Early Literature in Honor of Paul Christophersen. Ed. P. M. Tilling. New University of Ulster, 1981, 163-75.

                              Watts, Theodore. Rev. Beowulf. Athenaeum, 10 August, 1895, 181-82. reprinted William Morris: The Critical Heritage. Ed. Peter Faulkner. London: Routledge, 1973, 385-87.

                              Spray, Thomas. "Missing Links: Beowulf, Grettis Saga, and the Late Romances of William Morris." JWMS 23.2 (Summer 2019) 33-53.

                              CHILD CHRISTOPHER AND GOLDILIND THE FAIR

                              Editions & Printed Books

                              Text, Child Christopher and Goldilind the Fair, 1895

                              Kelmscott Press Edition, 1895

                              Child Christopher and Goldilind the Fair by William Morris. Portland, Maine: Thomas B. Mosher, 1900

                              Manuscripts

                              Draft: Huntington Library Manuscript HM 6419

                              Transcription: Huntington Library Manuscript HM 6419

                              Supplementary Materials

                              Doroholschi, Claudia. "Child Christopher and Goldilind the Fair: Medievalism and Anti-Naturalism of the 1890s." British and American Studies BAS 14, 2008, 129-37.

                              Mathews, Richard. Introduction, Child Christopher and Goldilind the Fair. North Hollywood, California: Newcastle Publishing Company, 1977.

                              Talbot, Norman, ed. and intro. The Story of the Glittering Plain and Child Christopher. Bristol: Thoemmes Press, 1996.

                              Talbot, Norman, "But were he king, or kinges eyr...: Morris's re-telling of Havelok" 10.4 JWMS (Spring 1994).

                              Classical Greek and Latin

                              THE ODYSSEY

                              Editions & Printed Books

                              Introduction, by Peter Wright

                              Text, The Odyssey

                              First Edition: The Odyssey of Homer Done Into English Verse, London: Reeves and Turner, 1887

                              Manuscripts

                              Manuscript Draft: Harry Ransom Library, Texas

                              Transcription, Draft: Harry Ransom Library, Texas

                              Early Draft: Manuscript Huntington Library HM 6488

                              Supplementary Materials

                              Buchhorn, Wilhelm. William Morris' Odyssee-Übersetzung. Königsberg, 1910.

                              De Vega, Hope. "Archaisms and Compounds in Book 6 of Morris's Translation of The Odyssey"

                              Morshead, E. D. A., Two Reviews, Academy, April 1887, xxxi, 299 and March 1888, xxxiii, 143-4.

                              Notes, by Peter Wright.

                              Riddehough, Geoffrey. "William Morris's Translation of the 'Odyssey.'" Journal of English and Germanic Philology 40 (1991), 558-61.

                              Weinroth, Michelle. “Morris and the Homeric Epic: Translating The Odyssey into Socialist Praxis.” JWMS 24.2 (2021): 3-21.

                              Wilde, Oscar, Unsigned Reviews, Pall Mall Magazine, 26 April 1887, xlv, 5 and 24 November 1888, xlvi, 3. 

                              THE AENEID

                              Editions & Printed Books

                              Text, The Aeneids of Virgil

                              The Aeneids of Virgin Done into English, London: Ellis and White, 1876

                              Manuscripts

                              Huntington Library Manuscript HM 6439

                              British Library Additional Manuscript 45,311

                              Calligraphic Trial: Society of Antiquaries, Book 1, lines 34-89, f. 1 and 1v.

                              Supplementary Materials

                              Criticism

                              A Reader's Apparatus of Morris's Translation, Hope de Vega

                              Fitzwilliam Museum, Burne-Jones Illustrations

                              Morgan Library, Burne-Jones Drawings for a Projected Edition

                              THE ILIAD

                              "William Morris's Translation of Homer's Iliad 1.1-214," Journal of Pre-Raphaelite Studies Fall 2004, 84-121.

                              Old Icelandic

                              Introduction and Critical Material

                              Introduction "Morris and the Sagas," by Marjorie Burns

                              Influence of Scandinavian Literature on Morris's Writings, Icelandic Translations

                              Icelandic-Related Materials: Criticism, Icelandic Diaries, Illuminated Norse Manuscripts

                              THE STORY OF GRETTIR THE STRONG

                              Introduction

                              Editions & Printed Books

                              Text, The Story of Grettir the Strong

                              First Edition: Grettis Saga: The Story of Grettir the Strong. Translated from Icelandic íy William Morris and Eirikr Magnusson. London: F. S. Ellis, 1869.

                              Text of Grettis Saga, Icelandic Saga Database

                              Text of the Grettir's Saga, Icelandic Saga Database [PDF]

                              Manuscripts

                              Autograph Manuscript: British Library MS. Add. 45,318, f. 91 Sonnets of Grettir

                              Draft for Grettir Translation: Eirikr Magnusson's Hand with Corrections by Morris, Courtesy of the Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum (the Wilson).

                              Manuscript for Printer: Fitzwilliam Library, 1869, 25f, with Many Renumberings and Some Corrections; Chapters 89-90, ff. 17-20 and Chapter 92, f. 27 are near calligraphic. Donated in 1905.

                              Supplementary Materials

                              May Morris, remarks in Introduction to Collected Works, Vol. VII, Grettir the Strong

                              Anderson, Karl. "Scandinavian Elements in the Works of William Morris," Diss. Harvard, 1940. Grettissaga, pp. 926-941.

                              Spray, Thomas. "Missing Links: Beowulf, Grettis Saga and the Late Romances of William Morris." JWMS 23.2 (Summer 2019) 33-53.

                              VOLSUNGA SAGA

                              Introduction

                              Editions & Printed Books

                              The Story of the Volsungs and Niblungs, with Certain Songs from the Elder Edda. Translated by Eiríkir Magnusson and William Morris. London: Ellis, 1870.

                              Text of Völsunga Saga: The Story of the Volsungs and Niblungs, with Certain Songs from the Elder Edda. Translated by Eiríkir Magnusson and Willliam Morris. London: Walter Scott Press, 1888.