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The defence of Guenevere

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Scolar Press , London
Statementby William Morris ; illustrated by Jessie M. King.
ContributionsKing, Jessie M.
The Physical Object
Pagination41, [7] p. : ill.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21244263M
ISBN 100859675580

This was the title poem of William Morris's most renowned collection, The Defence of Guenevere and Other Poems, originally published in The Arthurian setting permitted Morris to discuss issues of love and sexual desire with a forthrightness uncommon in Victorian literature/5.

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The Defence of Guenevere: A Book of Lyrics Chosen from the Works of William Morris. Portland, Maine: Thomas B. Mosher (Smith & Sale), Small, narrow octavo, original full yapp-edged parchment, uncut, original glassine, original slipcase.

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The Defence of Guenevere Summary The poem opens right in the thick of things (in medias res is the official term), with an unnamed woman standing before a court of "lords" to offer testimony. The title of the poem tips us off that this is probably Guenevere (you might know her as Guinevere), though she isn't actually named until line Full title is the Defence of Guenevere and other Poems.

Edited by Richard Steele for the Kings Poets Series from the De La More Press. Superb in an art nouveau period binding in the manner of Morris and Cobden Sanderson. His best-known works are The Defence of Guinevere, and Other Poems (), Hopes and Fears for Art (), Chants for Socialists (), A Dream of John Ball: A King's Lesson 4/5(2).

"The Defence of Guenevere," one of Morris's most famous works, was the first poem he ever published, in a collection of poetry called "The Defence of Guenevere" and Other Poems. This volume wasn't very well received when it first appeared – critics thought Morris lived too much in the past and didn't address modern social problems enough in his poetry.

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MeterIn "The Defence of Guenevere," William Morris borrows a form called "terza rima" most commonly associated with The Divine Comedy by the Renaissance Italian poet. The Defence of Guenevere by Morris, William and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Defence of Guenevere by Morris, lane - AbeBooks.

The Defence of Guenevere, and Other Poems, the first collection of poems published by William Morris, is one of the three or four principal expressions of Pre-Raphaelitism in poetry.

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The Defence of Guenevere. King Arthur's Tomb. Sir Galahad, A Christmas Mystery. The Chapel in Lyoness. Sir Peter Harpdon's End. Rapunzel. Concerning Geffray Teste Noire. A Good Knight in Prison.

Old Love. The Gilliflower of Gold. Book That Never Was; Bibliography; Book Arts Portal; The Defence of Guenevere. WILLIAM MORRIS. Images courtesy of Special Collections, The University of Iowa Libraries. pp | pp. | pp. | pp. The Paperback of the The Defence of Guenevere and Other Poems by William Morris at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : In the "Defence of Guenevere," there is evidence enough both of the originality, force of expression, and power of composition which the author possesses; but there are divers quaint expressions, an apparent attempt at obscurity and difficult writing, and the almost invariable practice of never ending a sentence at the ordinary close of a stanza.

The Defence of Guenevere And other Poems edition By William Morris Illustrated By Jessie M. King Printed In London For John Lane. The Volume is in Very Good Condition Bound in full red publisher’s cloth, with gilt illustration and title on the front board, gilt vignette on the rear board, with the spine showing gilt title and designs, and with the fore and lower edges uncut and tops gilt.

William Morris, "The Defence of Guenevere" What situation is captured in the opening scene. What details about Guenevere's appearance does the poem present. What seem to be her emotions. What seems to be Guenevere's attitude towards the "great lords".

What seems her purpose in telling her audience of a death-bed illness and the choosing cloths. Available now at - Hardcover - Bodley Head, London - - First Edition. - numerous illustrations, Size: Octavo (standard book size). Scattered foxing, but text mostly clean. Top edge gilt, faded.

Illustrator: Jessie M. King, Category: Art & Design; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. backstrip faded with sl marks to covers, Hardcover Book Edition: First Edition. OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages ; 16 cm.

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Contents: The defence of Guenevere --The life and death of Jason --Miscellaneous poems: Winter weather; The god of the poor; The two sides of the river; On the edge of the wilderness; Hapless love; Prefatory sonnet to Grettir the strong; A prologue in verse; Rhyme slayeth shame; May grown a-cold.

The Defence Of Guenevere poem by William Morris. But learning now that they would have her speakShe threw her wet hair backward from her browHer hand close to /5. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Full leather.

Facsimile reprint of: 'The defence of Guenevere' originally published in 'The defence of Guenevere, and other poems'. The Defence of Guenevere William Morris The Defence of Guenevere and Other Poems Edited by Margaret Lourie This edition is an on-line version of no.

2 of the Garland English Texts, Garland Publishing, Inc.: New York & London, The defence of Guenevere and other poems Contributor Names Morris, William, Kelmscott Press.

William Morris and Kelmscott Press Collection (Library of Congress) Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress).Genre/Form: Adaptations Poetry: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Morris, William, Defence of Guenevere, and other poems. New York: Garland Pub.