"A Dream of John Ball"

Title"A Dream of John Ball"
Year for Search1886
AuthorsMorris, William(1834-1896)
Secondary TitleThe Commonweal
Volume / Edition2 - 3.44 - 54
Pagination257-58, 266-67, 274-75, 282-83, 290-91, 298-99, 307; 3, 13, 20-21, 28-29
Date PublishedNovember 13, 1886 - January 22, 1887
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

John Ball (ca. 1338-81) was a priest who was involved in the in the Peasant’s Revolt of 1381, and his dream is of the success of the revolt. See 1958 Fairburn for another eutopia focusing on Ball. See also 1884, 1887, 1889, and 1890 Morris. 

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First published in book form as A Dream of John Ball and A King’s Lesson (Reprinted from the ‘Commonweal’). London: Reeves and Turner, 1888. Rpt. in The Collected Works of William Morris With Introductions By His Daughter May Morris. Volume XVI New From Nowhere A Dream of John Ball A King’s Lesson. 24 vols. (London: Longmans Green and Co., 1912), 16: 213-88. L, L(NL)

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Author Note

(1834-96)

Full Text

1886-87 Morris, William (1834-96). “A Dream of John Ball.” The Commonweal 23.44 - 54 (November 13, 1886 - January 22, 1887): 257-58, 266-67, 274-75, 282-83, 290-91, 298-99, 307; 3, 13, 20-21, 28-29. First published in book form as A Dream of John Ball and A King’s Lesson (Reprinted from the ‘Commonweal’). London: Reeves and Turner, 1888. Rpt. in The Collected Works of William Morris With Introductions By His Daughter May Morris. Volume XVI New From Nowhere A Dream of John Ball A King’s Lesson. 24 vols. (London: Longmans Green and Co., 1912), 16: 213-88. L, L(NL)

John Ball (ca. 1338-81) was a priest who was involved in the in the Peasant’s Revolt of 1381 and his dream is of the success of the revolt. See 1958 Fairburn for another eutopia focusing on Ball. See also 1884, 1887, 1889, and 1890 Morris.