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News from nowhere, or, An epoch of rest : being some chapters from a utopian romance

Author: William Morris; David Leopold
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009, ©2003.
Series: Oxford world's classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'News from Nowhere' is the best-known prose work of Willam Morris. Set in London and the Thames Valley in the 22nd century, these 'Chapters from a Utopian Romance' draw upon the work of John Ruskin and Karl Marx to describe a decentralised and humane socialist future.
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Genre/Form: Utopias
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Morris; David Leopold
ISBN: 9780199539192 0199539197
OCLC Number: 769808093
Notes: "The text based on that of 1891, incorporating the extensive revisions made by Morris to the first serial edition."--Back cover.
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Description: xl, 207 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics
Responsibility: William Morris ; edited with an introduction and notes by David Leopold.

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