William Morris

Völsungasaga


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The 13th century Icelandic Völsungasaga is usually read by people studying the Poetic Edda or Wagner's Ring - which obscures the fact i…

The Wood Beyond the World


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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…

The Well at the World's End


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The Well at the World's End is thought to be one of the first examples of an entirely fictional fantasy world, and has greatly influenced la…

News From Nowhere


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News from Nowhere (1890) is a classic work combining utopian socialism and soft science fiction written by the artist, designer and socialis…

Love is enough


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 16 recordings of Love is enough by William Morris. This was the Weekly Poetry project for February 17, 2013.Wi…

The House of the Wolfings


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William Morris was a writer, illustrator and medievalist from the Romantic period and associated with other renowned authors of the time suc…

Signs of Change


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In the 1880s William Morris, the artist and poet famously associated with the Arts and Crafts movement, left the Liberal Party and threw him…

An Arthurian Miscellany


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A collection of works that explore the rich and evocative legend of King Arthur. The exploits of Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table …

Echoes of Love’s House


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 11 recordings of Echoes of Love’s House by William Morris. This was the Weekly Poetry project for January 9th,…

The Well at the World's End, Book 2: The Road Unto Trouble


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In The Well at the World's End, Ralph of Upmeads, youngest son of the King of Upmeads, leaves home (where nothing exciting ever happens) wit…

The Story of the Glittering Plain


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In this early example of the modern high fantasy genre, Hallblithe, a warrior of the House of Raven, sets out in pursuit of the pirates who …

The Well at the World's End: Book 3: The Road to The Well at the World's End


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In The Well at the World's End, Ralph of Upmeads, youngest son of the King of Upmeads, leaves home (where nothing exciting ever happens) wit…

Short Poetry Collection 170


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This is a collection of 34 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for July 2017. It includes a longer poem, Parliament of the Birds by Farid ud…

Child Christopher and Goldilind the Fair


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A prose romance set in the forested kingdom of Oakenrealm, where a squirrel can go about from end to end without touching the ground, in whi…

Prose Romances from the Oxford and Cambridge Magazine (1856)


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William Morris initiated the genre of high fantasy in a number of short novels written toward the end of his life. But he had already experi…

Christmas Carol Collection 2013


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This year's LibriVox selection of traditional Christmas carols, hymns and songs in English, French, German, Greek, Italian and Ukrainian. We…

Short Poetry Collection 113


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for October 2012.

Wedding Poems


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In honor of Kristin and Corey’s wedding (April 2006) we’ve recorded a selection of wedding-themed poems. Congratulations, you two!

The Well at the World's End: Book 4: The Road Home


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In The Well at the World's End, Ralph of Upmeads, youngest son of the King of Upmeads, leaves home (where nothing exciting ever happens) wit…

Inscription for an Old Bed


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 11 recordings of Inscription for an Old Bed by William Morris. This was the Weekly Poetry project for June 20t…

Poetic Trios


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We selected some of our favourite poets for this collection, including Dante, Fitzgerald, Keats, Barrett Browning, Lear, Carroll, Milton, Mo…

Short Poetry Collection 155


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This is a collection of 31 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for April 2016.

The Defence of Guenevere and Other Poems


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This is a volume of early narrative poems by William Morris, first published in 1858. While at the time of writing the most important stages…

Poetic Duets


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This selection of poems has many favourites from authors such as Edward Lear and Robert Browning, as well as less well known authors. We hop…

Short Poetry Collection 153


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This is a collection of 29 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for February 2016.

Short Poetry Collection 047


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LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 047: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 163


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This is a collection of 31 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for December 2016. It also includes a long poem, The Legend of Jubal by Georg…

Christmas Short Works Collection 2017


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This year's Christmas collection of short stories, poems and non-fiction features 29 readings in English, Lithuanian, Spanish and Romanian.