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Wednesday, 30 December

719. William Morris: Later Friends and Associates

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 406, Philadelphia Marriott

Program arranged by the William Morris Society

Presiding: Florence S. Boos, Univ. of Iowa

1. “Charles Fairfax Murray’s Collaboration with William Morris,” Paul L. Acker, Saint Louis Univ.

2. “Sons of Odin: Carlyle, Morris, Watts-Dunton: Icelandic Mythology and Antiscrape,” Jude V. Nixon, Oakland Univ.

3. “Thomas Wardle’s ‘Wild Silks of India’: Morris and Imperial Design,” Zach Weir, Miami Univ., Oxford

4. “William Morris, Ford Madox Ford, and the Celebration of Simplicity,” Eleonora Sasso, Università degli Studi G. D’Annunzio

For abstracts, write to florence-boos@uiowa.edu.

Author Comment
Subject: Morris
This session offered me the opportunity to improve my Morrisian studies and to exchange ideas with eminent scholars.
I would like to thank Florence Boos for organising such a successful panel!

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