News from Nowhere: (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Or, an Epoch of Rest, Being Some Chapters from a Utopian Romance

News from Nowhere: (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Or, an Epoch of Rest, Being Some Chapters from a Utopian Romance

by William Morris
     
 

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A man goes to sleep in the den of a home on the outskirts of London and awakes in the new country of England far in the future. He sets off through the streets of London, encountering many strange and wondrous people and customs. Prophetically, Morris displays concern for the direction of society by showing a parallel world in which technology is sustainable

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A man goes to sleep in the den of a home on the outskirts of London and awakes in the new country of England far in the future. He sets off through the streets of London, encountering many strange and wondrous people and customs. Prophetically, Morris displays concern for the direction of society by showing a parallel world in which technology is sustainable and capital is unnecessary. An evocative statement of Morris’s convictions, this beguiling novel will delight fans of utopian literature.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411455108
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
06/07/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
258
Sales rank:
704,749
File size:
427 KB

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Meet the Author


William Morris (1834-1896) was an influential British painter, designer, writer, socialist, and founder of the Arts and Crafts Movement. He wrote poetry and fiction, as well as translated important texts.  His impact on Victorian society and culture can scarcely be overstated. 

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