"News from Nowhere; or, An Epoch of Rest. Being Some Chapters from a Utopian Romance"

Title"News from Nowhere; or, An Epoch of Rest. Being Some Chapters from a Utopian Romance"
Year for Search1890
AuthorsMorris, William(1834-1896)
Secondary TitleThe Commonweal
Volume / Edition6.209 - 247
PaginationSee Full Text
Date PublishedJanuary 11 - October 1, 1890
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

Agrarian socialist eutopia. See also 1884, 1886-87 1887, and 1889 Morris. 

Additional Publishers

Rpt. Boston, MA: Roberts Bros., 1890. The first U.K. ed. was London: Reeves & Turner, 1891 and was extensively revised. Rpt. London: Kelmscott Press, 1892 1892 with a facsimile ed. of the Kelmscott Press was published by London: Thames & Hudson/V&A, 2017, with an “introduction” by Rowan Williams, the former Archbishop of Canterbury (vi-xi); 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: 1-211; ed. James Redmond. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1970; ed. Krishan Kumar. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge University Press, 1995; ; and ed. David Leopold. Oxford, Eng: Oxford University Press, 2003. Chapters II-III rpt. in Dystopia Utopia Short Stories: An Anthology of New & Classic Tales (London: Flame Tree Publishing, 2016), 292-302. 

Info Notes

For details on Morris’s publications, see David Latham and Sheila Latham, An Annotated Critical Bibliography of William Morris. London: Harvester Wheatsheaf/New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1991; and Eugene D. LeMire, A Bibliography of William Morris. London: British Library/New Castle, DL: Oak Knoll Press, 2006.

Holding Institutions

DLC, L(NL), NcD

Author Note

(1834-96)

Full Text

1890 Morris, William (1834-96). "News from Nowhere; or, An Epoch of Rest. Being Some Chapters from a Utopian Romance."  The Commonweal 6.209 - 247 (January 11 - October 1, 1890): 9-10, 18-19, 25-27, 34-35, 42-43, 49-52, 58-60, 66, 74, 82-83, 89-90, 98, 105-06, 113-14, 121-22, 130-31, 141-42, 145-46, 156-57, 161-62, 169-70, 179, 186-87, 195, 205, 209-10, 220-21, 229-30, 233-34, 242, 250, 257-58, 266-67, 274-75, 284-85, 292-93, 298-99, 306, 314-15. Rpt. Boston, MA: Roberts Bros., 1890 which was a direct reprint from The Commonweal. The first U.K. ed. was London: Reeves & Turner, 1891 and was extensively revised. Rpt. London: Kelmscott Press, 1892 1892 with a facsimile ed. of the Kelmscott Press was published by London: Thames & Hudson/V&A, 2017, with an “introduction” by Rowan Williams, the former Archbishop of Canterbury (vi-xi); 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: 1-211; ed. James Redmond. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1970; ed. Krishan Kumar. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge University Press, 1995; and ed. David Leopold. Oxford, Eng: Oxford University Press, 2003. Chapters II-III rpt. in Dystopia Utopia Short Stories: An Anthology of New & Classic Tales (London: Flame Tree Publishing, 2016), 292-302. DLC, L(NL), NcD, PSt

Agrarian socialist eutopia. See also 1884, 1886-87 1887, and 1889 Morris. For details on Morris’s publications, see David Latham and Sheila Latham, An Annotated Critical Bibliography of William Morris. London: Harvester Wheatsheaf/New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1991; and Eugene D. LeMire, A Bibliography of William Morris. London: British Library/New Castle, DL: Oak Knoll Press, 2006.