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A Dream Of John Ball

  [english | 1888]  

William Morris


Summary: [A Dream of John Ball (1888) is a novel by English author William Morris about the English peasants revolt of 1381 and the rebel John Ball. Like the novels close contemporary - A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthurs Court (1889) by Mark Twain - it describes a dream and time travel encounter between the medieval and modern worlds. However unlike Twains vision of a violent and chaotic Dark Age Morris ...]
Genres: [fiction | historical | politicalDownloads: 355

A Dream Of John Ball And A King Lesson

  [english | 1886]  

William Morris


Summary: [A Dream of John Ball (1888) is a novel by English author William Morris about the English peasants revolt of 1381 and the rebel John Ball. Like the novels close contemporary - A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthurs Court (1889) by Mark Twain - it describes a dream and time travel encounter between the medieval and modern worlds. However unlike Twains vision of a violent and chaotic Dark Age Morris ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 183

Chants For Socialists

  [english | 1885]  

William Morris


Summary: [Chants For Socialists by William Morris. Chants for Socialists by William Morris We are pleased to offer thousands of books for the Kindle including thousands of hard-to-find literature and classic fiction books. Click on our Editor Name eBook-Ventures next to the book title above to view all of the titles that are currently available. ]
Genres: [poetry | politicsDownloads: 9

Child Christopher And Goldilind The Fair

  [english | 1895]  

William Morris


Summary: [Child Christopher And Goldilind The Fair by William Morris. Short excerpt Of old there was a land which was so much a woodland that a minstrel thereof said it that a squirrel might go from end to end and all about from tree to tree and never touch the earth therefore was that land called Oakenrealm.]
Genres: [fantasyDownloads: 274

Hopes And Fears For Art

  [english | ]  

William Morris


Excerpts: [... So strong is the bond between history and decoration, that in the practice of the latter we cannot, if we would, wholly shake off the influence of past ...... must lead. You whose hands make those things that should be works of art, you must be all artists, and good artists too, before the public at large ...... hide the sun and poison the air with smoke and worse, and it's ...]
Genres: [essays | criticismDownloads: 43

News From Nowhere

  [english | 1890]  

William Morris


Summary: [Bias: A CBS Insider Exposes How the Media Distort the News is a book by Bernard Goldberg a 28-year veteran CBS news reporter and producer giving detailed examples of what he calls liberal bias in television news reporting. It was published in 2001 by Regnery Publishing.]
Genres: [fantasy | science fictionDownloads: 33

Old French Romances

  [english | 1896]  

William Morris


Summary: [v. 1. The defence of Guenevere The hollow land -- v. 2. The life and death of Jason -- v. 3. The earthly paradise I -- v. 4. The earthly paradise II -- v. 5. The earthly paradise III -- v. 6. The earthly paradise IV -- v. 7. Grettis saga Volsunga saga -- v. 8. Icelandic journals -- v 9. Love is enough Poems by the way -- v. 10. Three northern love stories The tale of Beowulf -- v. 11 The]
Genres: [romanceDownloads: 54

Poems By The Way

  [english | 1896]  

William Morris


Summary: [Poems is the second of two collections of poetry by crime writer Agatha Christie the first being The Road of Dreams in January 1925. It was published in October 1973 at the same time as the novel Postern of Fate the final work she ever wrote. The book is divided into two volumes with the first part which occupies over half of the book being titled Volume I and is stated on the copyright page to ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 238

Poems By The Way Love Is Enough

  [english | 1896]  

William Morris


Summary: [Calendar of principal events.--Introduction.--The plan of an English dictionary.--Lives of eminent persons.--The Rambler.--The Adventurer.--Preface to Shakespeare.--Thoughts on agriculture.--From a review of A free inquiry into the nature and origin of evil.--The Idler.--Rasselas.--A journey to the western islands.--Lives of the English poets.--Letters.--From the diary.--Poems.--A short bibliogr]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 127

The Art And Craft Of Printing

  [english | 1902]  

William Morris


Summary: [The Art And Craft Of Printing by William Morris. THE ART AND CRAFT OF PRINTING BY WILLIAM MORRIS. A NOTE BY WlLLIAM MORRIS ON HIS AIMS IN Note on lines and lastly the position of the printed matter on the founding the page. It was a matter of course that I should consider it Kelmscott necessary that the paper should be handmade both for Press the sake of durability and appearance. It would be a ...]
Genres: [instructionalDownloads: 99

The Defence Of Guenevere And Other Poems

  [english | 1858]  

William Morris


Summary: [William Morris Davis (February 12 1850 - February 5 1934) was an American geographer geologist geomorphologist and meteorologist often called the father of American geography. He was born into a Quaker family in Philadelphia Pennsylvania son of Edward M. Davis and Maria Mott Davis (a daughter of the womens advocate Lucretia Mott). He graduated from Harvard University in 1869 and received a Master ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 347

The Earthly Paradise

  [english | 1903]  

William Morris


Summary: [Previously published: London New York : Longmans Green 1910-1915.]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 83

The Hollow Land

  [english | 1856]  

William Morris


Summary: [v. 1. The defence of Guenevere The hollow land -- v. 2. The life and death of Jason -- v. 3. The earthly paradise I -- v. 4. The earthly paradise II -- v. 5. The earthly paradise III -- v. 6. The earthly paradise IV -- v. 7. Grettis saga Volsunga saga -- v. 8. Icelandic journals -- v 9. Love is enough Poems by the way -- v. 10. Three northern love stories The tale of Beowulf -- v. 11 The]
Genres: [fantasyDownloads: 244

The House Of The Wolfings

  [english | 1889]  

William Morris


Summary: [I. A little book of western verse. II. A little book of profitable tales. III. Second book of verse. IV. Poems of childhood. V. The holy cross and other tales. VI. Echoes from the Sabine farm. Translations from Horace VII. The love affairs of a bibliomaniac. VIII. The house an episode in the lives of Reuben Baker astronomer and of his wife Alice. IX. Songs and other verse. X. Second books of]
Genres: [myth | fantasyDownloads: 477

The Pilgrims Of Hope

  [english | 1915]  

William Morris


Summary: [Hatch]
Genres: [fantasyDownloads: 484

The Sundering Flood

  [english | 1897]  

William Morris


Summary: [The Sundering Flood among the last of Morriss works was published in 1897 after his death. The beautiful prose and rich use of language are typical of Morris and fill the reader with a sense of awe and wonder. The flood of the title is nothing less than a river metaphorically as well as literally dividing two lovers. And there is the fantastic too: dwarf folk a magic sword and an ageless warrior ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasyDownloads: 0

The Well At The Worlds End

  [english | 1892]  

William Morris


Summary: [Adventures in Two Worlds is the 1952 autobiography of Dr. A. J. Cronin in which he relates with much humour the exciting events of his dual career as a medical doctor and a novelist.]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | romanceDownloads: 430

The Wood Beyond The World

  [english | 1894]  

William Morris


Summary: [The Wood Beyond the World is a fantasy novel by William Morris perhaps the first modern fantasy writer to unite an imaginary world with the element of the supernatural and thus the precursor of much of present-day fantasy literature.When the wife of Golden Walter betrays him for another man he leaves home on a trading voyage to avoid the necessity of a feud with her family. His efforts are ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasyDownloads: 152