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The Collected Letters of William Morris, Volume II, Part B

The Collected Letters of William Morris, Volume II, Part B: 1885-1888

William Morris
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    The Collected Letters of William Morris, Volume II, Part B
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    These volumes continue the only complete edition of the surviving correspondence of William Morris (1834- 1896), a protean figure who exerted a major influence as poet, craftsman, master printer, and designer. Covering the years 1881 through 1888, they treat the most dramatic period in another facet of Morris's career: his work as a political activist.

    Originally published in 1988.

    ThePrinceton Legacy Libraryuses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

    eISBN: 978-1-4008-5893-4
    Subjects: Art & Art History, History

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  1. THE LETTERS 1885-1888
    (pp. 366-848)

    From a Letter to James Leigh Joynes

    [January 1885]

    Here is the point of view as I look at it: if we had stayed in the Federation what would have been the result? There were obviously two parties, neither strong enough probably to crush the other; one might [have] obtained a preponderance in the Executive; that advantage might have been reversed at the next conference and so on: that is to say, we should have had a regular parliamentary faction-fight in our very midst; all very well for parliament, which don’t want to do anything—but for a propaganda! Don’t...

  2. APPENDIX A. The Manifesto of The Socialist League
    (pp. 849-858)
  3. APPENDIX B. An Essay on Printing
    (pp. 859-862)
    Emery Walker
    (pp. 863-866)