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eBook The Collected Works of William Morris: Volume 14. The House of the Wolfings. The Story of the Glittering Plain epub
  • ISBN: 1402150164
  • Author: William Morris
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Subcategory: Poetry
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Adamant Media Corporation (March 19, 2004)
  • Pages: 366 pages
  • ePUB size: 1449 kb
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Home William Morris The House of the Wolfings. The House of the Wolfings, . 4. This House of theWolfings is the door to the treasure chamber of the Markmen; let us fallon that at once rather than have many battles for other lesser matters,and then at last have to fight for this also: for having this we haveall, and they shall be our thralls, and we may slaughter what we will,and torment what we will and. deflower what we will, and make our soulsglad with their grief and anguish, and take aback with us to the citieswhat we will of the thralls, that their anguish and our joy may endurethe longer.

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Volume 14: The House of the Wolfings; The Story of the Glittering Plain. A creative titan of the Victorian age, William Morris (1834–96) produced a prodigious variety of literary and artistic work in his lifetime

Volume 14: The House of the Wolfings; The Story of the Glittering Plain. Introduction by May Morris. A creative titan of the Victorian age, William Morris (1834–96) produced a prodigious variety of literary and artistic work in his lifetime. In addition to his achievements as a versatile designer at the forefront of the arts and crafts movement, Morris distinguished himself as a poet, translated Icelandic sagas and classical epics, wrote a series of influential prose romances, and gave lectures promoting his socialist principles.

Included in Volume XIV of the Collected Works of William Morris, July1912. Included in Longmans' Pocket Library, November 1913. Chapter I: of those three who came to the house of the raven. But one day of early spring, when the days were yet short and the nightslong, Hallblithe sat before the porch of the house smoothing an ash stavefor his spear, and he heard the sound of horse-hoofs drawing nigh, and helooked up and saw folk riding toward the house, and so presently theyrode through the garth gate; and there was no man but.

11. The {AElig}neids of Virgil. 12. The story of Sigurd the Volsung and the fall of the Niblungs. 13. the Odyssey of Homer done into English verse. The story of the Glittering plain. 14. 15. The roots of the mountains. 16. News from Nowhere. A dream of John Ball. 17. The wood beyond the world. The well at the world's en. v. 20. The water of the wondrous isles. 21. The sundering flood.

A Tale of the House of the Wolfings and All the Kindreds of the Mark is a fantasy novel by William Morris, perhaps the first modern fantasy writer to unite an imaginary world with the element of the supernatural, and thus the precursor of much of pr. .

A Tale of the House of the Wolfings and All the Kindreds of the Mark is a fantasy novel by William Morris, perhaps the first modern fantasy writer to unite an imaginary world with the element of the supernatural, and thus the precursor of much of present-day fantasy literature. It was first published in hardcover by Reeves and Turner in 1889. The book influenced J. R. Tolkien's popular The Lord of the Rings.

the Tale of Beowulf: The Collected Works of William Morris: Three Northern Love Stories. the Tale of Beowulf: ISBN 9781143922596 (978-1-143-92259-6) Softcover, Nabu Press, 2010. ISBN 9781600963926 (978-1-60096-392-6) Softcover, Waking Lion Press, 2006. Coauthors & Alternates. Learn More at LibraryThing. William, Morris, at LibraryThing.

At the last of the three he slept, and on the morrow early there was the work to begin again; and the next day .

At the last of the three he slept, and on the morrow early there was the work to begin again; and the next day was the same as the last, and the day after differed not from it. Thus he went on seeking his beloved betwixt the mountains and the plain, till the great rock-wall came down to the side of the sea and made an end of the Glittering Plain on that side. of the Raven, and the acres beneath the mountains of Cleveland by the Sea. Then at least should I learn some tale of what is or what hath been, howsoever evil the tidings were, and not be bandied about by lies for ever. Front Table of Contents ← Prev Next →.

The book is the story of how the Wolfings fight, and eventually destroy, the invading Roman legions. But here Morris faced a problem: while he could try to reconstruct the society of these early people, their history is almost unknown, and what is known is known largely from the Roman side. Rather than attempt to force the story into a known historical context (in which case it would have had to be the story of the destruction of the legions of Varus in AD 9 by Arminius, leader of the Cherusci) Morris preferred to preserve his freedom of invention.

With an introduction by May Morris. This Elibron Classics book is a facsimile reprint of a 1912 edition by Longmans, Green, and Company, London, New York, Bombay, Calcutta.
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