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Book launch for new edition of Morris’s Socialist Diary

Posted on February 1, 2018

We are delighted to host a launch event for Florence Boos’ new edition of William Morris’s Socialist Diary on Wednesday 21st March.

William Morris was the most prominent Victorian artist to embrace the new socialist movement of the 1880s. Written at Kelmscott House in 1887, the Socialist Diary is one of only two extended diaries of his activities which he kept in his life, each of which represents an effort to record and analyse experiences of a new phase of his work and thought.

Editor of the Socialist Diary Florence Boos, author/editor of several books on Morris and Professor of English at the University of Iowa, will be in conversation with Martin Stott, Chair of The William Morris Society. Florence will sign copies of her book which will be available to purchase.

This is a free event but space is limited, so please reserve your tickets here.