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Morris, William (1834-1896), designer, author, and visionary socialist

Fiona MacCarthy

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/19322

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Childhood and Marlborough, 1834-1852 | Oxford: early poetry, architecture, and crafts, 1853-1856 | Pre-Raphaelite London and The Defence of Guinevere, 1856-1858 | Marriage, Red House, and 'the Firm', 1859-1865 | The Earthly Paradise and Iceland, 1865-1871 | Kelmscott and Merton Abbey: Morris's mature design, 1872-1882 | Revolutionary London, 1883-1890 | Late prose romances and the Kelmscott Press, 1890-1896 | Reputation and legacy

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