The Early Poems of William Morris:
Before The Defence of Guenevere
"If I Can," wall hanging by William Morris (1857)
With a Checklist of Poems and Prose Fragments
Edited by Florence S. Boos
- Early Poems and Poetic and Prose Fragments including those not published in his lifetime
- Preface:William Morris' Earliest Poems:
Preparation for The Defence of Guenevere
- British Library Additional Manuscript 45,298A
- British Library Additional Manuscript 45,298B
- British Library Additional Manuscript 74,255
- Fitzwilliam Library, Cambridge, Manuscript 2, Autograph Manuscript of fragments of 5 poems:
- Fitzwilliam Library, Cambridge, Manuscript 3, Autograph Manuscript of fragments of 8 poems:
- "A time there was in days long past away"
- "We have done all that men could do"
- "Once my Fell Foe Worsted Me"
- "Listen good folk to my rhyme"
- Beginning of "Lady of the Wasted Land"
- "Saint George"
- "Lady of the Wasted Land" prose fragment
- "The Cruel Stepmother," ballad
- "Lord Malstrom," ballad
- Fitzwilliam Library, Cambridge, Manuscript of Phillis M. Ellis, Manuscript of 2 Morris poems, one of which is "There were not ten men in all the house," draft for an introduction to "The Story of the Flower" (see Unpublished Romances).
- "Scenes from the Fall of Troy," edited by A. P. M. Wright