William Morris was an extraordinary figure, so manifold in his
ambitions and talents, so outsize in his personality, that no
single biographer has yet come to grips with his entire life,
works, and character. As a wonderfully talented designer and
artistic entrepreneur, Morris created a style that still lives; as
a contradictory political figure - at once a radical and a
traditionalist - he was a founding father of British Socialism in
the era of Marx... more...