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The wood beyond the world

by William Morris

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Published by Ballantine Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[Introduction by Lin Carter]
SeriesAdult fantasy
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR5079 .W6 1969
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 237 p.
Number of Pages237
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24369276M
OCLC/WorldCa405760

The Wood Beyond the World is a fantasy novel by William Morris, perhaps the first modern fantasy writer to unite an imaginary world with the element of the supernatural, and thus the precursor of much of present-day fantasy literature. When the wife of Golden Walter betrays him for another man, he leaves home on a trading voyage to avoid the necessity of a feud with her . "The Wood Beyond the World" is a fantasy novel by William Morris, perhaps the first modern fantasy writer to unite an imaginary world with the element of the supernatural, and thus the precursor of much of present day fantasy literature. It was first published in hardcover by Morris' Kelmscott Press in

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The Wood Beyond the World. Kelmscott Press Edition. Images courtesy of Special Collections, The University of Iowa Libraries. (click on lower right of page for turning) pp | pp. | pp | pp | pp The Wood Beyond The World. Autor: William Morris; Editora: Interactive Media; Adicionar à estante. Ler. preview. Experimente 7 dias Grátis Promoção válida para novos usuários. Após 7 dias, será cobrado valor integral. Cancele quando quiser. Sinopse.


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The earliest of Morris' fantasy stories, The Wood Beyond the World is short and simply told, in the style derived from medieval romance that is his trademark. The story is one which emphasises the psychological world at the expense of the plot, and has the curious feature of an ending which seems to forget about the beginning/5.

More than an exquisitely produced book, The Wood Beyond the World ranks among the finest of Morris's prose-romances, a wonderful fantasy in a medieval setting, brimming with high adventure and flights of fancy.

This superbly illustrated novel was among the first to combine reality and the supernatural, and it served as inspiration for J. R /5(26). Get this from a library. The wood beyond the world. [William Morris; Robert Boenig] -- "Robert Boenig's meticulously edited, beautifully annotated edition of William Morris's late prose romance, The Wood Beyond the World, will satisfy any teacher or reader wanting to learn more about.

THE WOOD BEYOND THE WORLD. BY WILLIAM MORRIS. POCKET EDITION. LONGMANS, GREEN AND CO. 39 PATERNOSTER ROW, LONDON NEW YORK, BOMBAY, AND CALCUTTA CHAPTER I: OF GOLDEN WALTER AND HIS FATHER. Awhile ago there was a young man dwelling in a great and goodly city by the sea which had to name 5/5(1).

Book Review: The Wood Beyond the World. Are you a fan of very old style writing. Do you want a new Medieval fairy tale. Enjoy reading cramped, calligraphy-like typeset.

Well, then I have the book for you. William Morris created his own publishing company, Kelmscott Press inwhich wanted to emulate a certain level of Medieval style.

The. "The Wood Beyond the World" is, however, a splendid little tale, told in a romantic style and written in a pseudo-archaic english (a little practice with a King James Bible might be in order if you are rusty). The plot is full of tension and the descriptions of the Wood, the characters and the rustic scenery are all exquisitely painted/5(5).

The Wood Beyond the World The wood beyond the world book William Morris and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   "The Wood Beyond" has both in spades, but particularly a story line to rival the best of Hills' other work and far out in front of the average mystery potboiler.

"The Wood Beyond" takes both Andy Dalziel and Peter Pascoe into deeply personal territory as the book examines a modern crime linked to a terrible injustice that took place before /5(39).

Colophon: Here ends the tale of the Wood beyond the World, made by William morris, and printed by him at the Kelmscott Press, Upper Mall, Hammersmith, finished the 30th day of May, Printer's device: Kelmscott William Morris.

Sold by William Morris, at the Kelmscott Press. "Wood-engraved frontispiece designed by Burne-Jones"--Cf. Peterson. The good news is that The Wood Beyond the World is still readable.

The language is an archaic fairy-tale thee and thou, and suffers a lack of paragraph breaks to modern readers. The Wood Beyond the World was written inso Morris’ language.

‎The Wood beyond the World is a fantasy novel by William Morris, perhaps the first modern fantasy writer to unite an imaginary world with the element of the supernatural, and thus the precursor of much of present-day fantasy literature.

His use of archaic language has been seen by some modern re /5(10). item 3 Wood Beyond the World by William Md Morris Hardcover Book Free Shipping. - Wood Beyond the World by William Md Morris Hardcover Book Free Shipping. $ Free shipping.

No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first to write a review. Best Selling in Fiction & Literature. See all. Text of The Wood Beyond the World Other Editions. The Wood Beyond the World, Kelmscott Press Edition (click on lower right of page for turning) The Wood Beyond the World, London: Lawrence and Bullen, Early draft, "The King's Son and the Carle's Son," images, Society of Antiquaries, London ; Early draft, "The King's Son and the Carle's Son," transcription.

His novel The Wood Beyond the World transports his hero, Walter the Golden, from the English village of Langton-on-Holm across the seas to a magical kingdom in a forest beyond the known world, ruled by the Mistress, an extraordinarly beautiful, complex, and sinister woman.

There he meets the Maid, a woman captured, enslaved, and tortured by the. Story title: The Wood Beyond the World - Part 1 Author: William Morris Thank you for watching the video "Learn English Through Story - The Wood Beyond the World - Part 1 by William Morris" with. : The Wood Beyond the World: Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading.

May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included/5(K).

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With novels like `The Wood Beyond the World‘ () William Morris has gone down in history as the forerunner for much of the modern-day fantasy genre. C.S. Lewis, who wrote `The Chronicles of Narnia‘, cited Morris as one of his favourite authors, and J.R.R.

Tolkien was influenced by Morris‘ fantasies in writing `The Lord of the Rings. The Wood Beyond the World, by William Morris Plot Summary: Description from : “Exiled from his house by a faithless wife, Golden Walter sets sail in search of the refuge and unknown adventures of youthful enterprise.

_The Wood Beyond the World_ is a splendid tale, told in a romantic style and written in a pseudo-archaic English. The plot is full of tension, and the descriptions of the Wood, the characters, and the rustic scenery are all exquisitely painted. Morris was a founding member of the Pre-Raphaelite brotherhood, and perhaps the best way to think of this story is as the literary equivalent of a 4/5(2).

For many readers and listeners, William Morris invented the genre of fantasy fiction. His novel The Wood Beyond the World transports his hero, Walter the Golden, from the English village of Langton-on-Holm across the seas to a magical kingdom in a forest beyond the known world, ruled by the Mistress, an extraordinarly beautiful, complex, and sinister woman.

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