Month: August 2012

iMorris

A song appears in chapter six of Morris’s The Well at World’s End,and like so many of Morris’s poems, the words suggest a rhythm and melody right from the first verse : Art thou man, art thou maid, through the long grass a-going? For short shirt thou bearest, and no beard I see, And the …

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New book: The Multifaceted Mr. Morris

Easily the most ambitious book project by Ray Nichols & Jill Cypher of Lead Graffiti, The Multifaceted Mr. Morris is the catalogue of the William Morris exhibition mounted in the Mark Samuels Lasner Collection at the University of Delaware for the “Useful & Beautiful” conference held in October 2010. More than 30 books, manuscripts, drawings, and other works are described and …

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“Emery Walker, William Morris and the Best Surviving Arts and Crafts Interior in Britain”Lecture by Christopher Wilk in New York, 10 September 2012

The William Morris Society will sponsor a lecture by Christopher Wilk in New York on the 10th of September. Our co-sponsors are the Grolier Club, and the American Friends of Arts and Crafts in Chipping Campden, with the support of the Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms. Sir Emery Walker, a distinguished printer and later the co-publisher of …

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