William Morris Archive

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, “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, 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, News from Nowhere, German translation. [Kunde von Nirgendwo, ein utopischer Roman.] Translated by Wilhelm Liebknecht. Stuttgart, 1920.

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]. This is an incredibly thorough account of Morris' influence in Japan, and includes an extensive list of translations done by the website's author. 

William Morris, A Dream of John Ball. Japanese Translation. [ジョン・ボールの夢]. Translated by 生地竹郎 (Oiji Takerō). 1973.

William Morris, A Dream of John Ball. Japanese translation. [ジョン・ボールの夢]. Translated by 横山千晶 (Yokoyama Chiaki). 2000.

William Morris, A Journal of Travel in Iceland, 1871. Japanese Translation. [アイスランドへの旅]. Translated by 大塚光子 (Ōtsuka Mitsuko). 2001.

William Morris, The Art of the People. Japanese translation. [民衆の芸術]. Translated by 中橋一夫 (Nakahashi Kazuo). 1953.

William Morris, The Earthly Paradise. Japanese Translation. [地上楽園]. Translated by 矢口達 (Yaguchi Toru). 1926.

William Morris, The Earthly Paradise. Japanese translation. [地上の楽園]. Translated by 森松健介 (Morimatsu Kensuke). 2016. Vol. 1, Vol. 2

William Morris, “Frank’s Sealed Letter,” Japanese translation. [フランクの封印された手紙]. Translated by 剱持淑 (Kenmochi Shuku). 2003.

William Morris, The Hollow Land, Japanese translation. [まぼろしの国]. Translated by 小宮山康弘 (Komiyama Yasuhiro). 1973.

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, The Ideal Book. Japanese translation. [理想の書物]. Translated by 庄司浅水 (Shōji Sensui). 1951.

William Morris, The Ideal Book, Japanese translation. [理想の書物]. Translated by 川端康雄(Kawabata Yasuo). 2006.

William Morris, News from Nowhere. Japanese translation. [理想卿]. Translated by 堺利彥 (Sakai Toshihiko). Tokyo, 1904 (1920 edition).

William Morris, News From Nowhere. Japanese Translation. [ユートピア/無可有郷通信]. Translated by 村山勇三 (Murayama Yuzo). 1948.

William Morris, News From Nowhere. Japanese Translation. [ユートピアだより]. Translated by 松村達雄(Matsumura Tatsuo). 1968. 

William Morris, News from Nowhere. Japanese translation. [ユートピアだより -もしくはやすらぎの一時代、ユートピアン・ロマンスからの幾章]. Translated by 川端康雄(Kawabata Yasuo). 2003.

William Morris, News from Nowhere, Japanese Translation. [ユートピアだより]. Translated by 五島茂 (Gotō Shigeru), 飯塚一郎 (Iiduka Ichirō). 2004.

William Morris, News from Nowhere. Japanese Translation. [ユートピアだより]. Translated by 川端康雄 (Kawabata Yasuo). 2013.

William Morris, The Story of the Glittering Plain. Japanese translation. [輝く平原の物語]. Translated by 小野悦子 (Ono Etsuko). 2000.

William Morris, The Sundering Flood, Japanese Translation. [サンダリング・フラッド]. Translated by 中桐雅夫 (Nakagiri Masao). 1978.

William Morris, The Sundering Flood, Japanese Translation. [サンダリング・フラッド -若き戦士のロマンス]. Translated by 中桐雅夫(Nakagiri Masao). 1995. 

William Morris, The Water of the Wondrous Isles. Japanese translation. [不思議なみずうみの島々]. Translated by 斎藤兆史 (Saitō Yoshifumi). 2002.

William Morris, The Well at the World’s End. Japanese translation. [世界のはての泉]. Translated by 川端康雄(Kawabata Yasuo), 兼松誠一(Kanematsu Seiichi). 2000.

William Morris, The Wood Beyond the World, Japanese Translation. [世界のかなたの森]. Translated by 小野二郎 (Ono Jiro). 1979.

William Morris, The Wood Beyond the World, Japanese Translation. [世界のかなたの森]. Translated by 宇喜田敬介 (Ukita Keisuke). 1980. 

William Morris, The Wood Beyond the World. Japanese translation. [世界のかなたの森]. Translated by 小野二郎 (Ono Jirō). 2003.

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. [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.