A Dream of John Ball: Black & White illustration "When Adam delved and Eve span who was then the gentleman" Froissart's Chronicles, c. 1470 Detail of British Library manuscript "Royal 18 E. I f.165v" Sources: Froissart, Jean. The Chronicles of Jean Froissart. In Lord Berners' Translation, selected, edited and introduced by Gillian and William Anderson. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press.
CRITICAL ARTICLES AND BOOK CHAPTERS
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.
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.
RELEVANT ESSAYS BY MORRIS
"Revolt of Ghent," Commonweal, July-August 1888.
For the text of the complete version in seven parts, see Marxists Archive.
See also chapters 2-4 of "Socialism from the Root Up," Morris and Ernest Belfort Bax, 1886 (later Socialism: Its Growth and Outcome, London: Swan Sonnenshein, 1893: "Medieval Society, The Break Up of Feudalism, "Modern Society: Early Stages."
Socialism: Its Growth and Outcome, London: Swan Sonnenshein, 1896, co-authored with E. Belfort Bax; also available from Archive.org; revised from with preface and introduction from "Socialism from the Root Up" Commonweal 1886-1888, from the Marxists Archive.
SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIAL ON "A KING'S LESSON"