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The Earthly Paradise of William Morris

Clare Gibson, ed
Item #: D72107
Format: Laminated Cover
Pages/Publication Date: 64 / 1999
Publisher: Grange Books
ISBN: 9781840132458
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We know William Morris primarily as the creator of sumptuous patterns of leaves, flowers, and vines in his wallpapers and fabrics. But as a poet and part of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood in Victorian England, he was a passionate advocate for the art and craftsmanship he perceived as being lost to industrial manufacturing, as well as a campaigner for the preservation of ancient buildings. This Morris miscellany collects some of his most notable thoughts on such subjects as objects of beauty, aesthetics in the living space, being a dreamer, and making an earthly paradise.

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