Early Prose Romances of William Morris:

Supplementary materials: criticism

Baïssus, J. M. "Morris and the Oxford and Cambridge Magazine."JWMS 5.2 (Winter 1982): 2-13

Dewan, Pauline. "Patterns of Enclosure in Morris's Early Stories."JWMS 11.2 (Spring 1995): 9-11

Fletcher, Chris. "A Rediscovered and Partly Unpublished Morris Notebook."JWMS 14.3 (Winter 2001): 12-20.

May Morris. "The Hollow Land" and Other OCM Tales, intro. to Collected Works, vol. 1. London: Longmans, 1910.

Noyes, Alfred. Introduction to Golden Wings and Other Stories, Van Nuys, California: Newcastle, 1976.

Timo, Helen. "A Church Without God: William Morris's A Night in a Cathedral."JWMS 4.2 (Summer 1980): 24-31.

Other Essays on the Early Writings:

Boos, Florence S. "'A Holy Warfare Against the Age': Essays and Tales in the Oxford and Cambridge Magazine." Victorian Periodicals Review 46 (2014): 344-68.

Boos, Florence S. "Attributions of Authorship in the Oxford and Cambridge Magazine." Notes and Queries, 61.4 (November 2014): 561-63.

Boos, Florence S. "The Structure of Morris' Tales for the Oxford and Cambridge Magazine." Victorian Periodicals Review 20 (1987), 2-12.

Deal, Kenneth. "Acts of Completion: The Search for Vocation in Morris's Early Prose Romances," The Golden Chain: Essays on William Morris and Pre-Raphaelitism, ed. Carole Silver, New York and London: The William Morris Society, 1982, 53-74.

Hodgson, Amada. "The Early Romances," in The Romances of William Morris. Cambridge UP, 1987, 20-30.

Hollow, John. "William Morris and the Judgment of God." PMLA 86 (1971), 446-53.

Gordon, Walter K. "Pre-Raphaelitism and The Oxford and Cambridge Magazine." Journal of the Rutgers University Library 29(1966), 42-51.

Hosman, Robert Stahr. "The Germ (1850) and The Oxford and Cambridge Magazine (1856)." Victorian Periodicals Newsletter 4 (April 1969), 36-47.

Hosman, Robert Stahr. "The Oxford and Cambridge Magazine." British Literary Magazines: The Victorian and Edwardian Age, ed. Alvin Sullivan. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1984, 294-302.

Kirchhoff, Frederick. "Heroic Disintegration: Morris's Medievalism and the Disappearance of the Self," The Golden Chain: Essays on William Morris and Pre-Raphaelitism, ed. Carole Silver, New York and London: The William Morris Society, 1982, 75-95.

Kirchhoff, Frederick. "Morris's 'Child Roland': The Deformed Not Quite Transformed," Pre-Raphaelite Review 1.1 (November 1977), 95-105.

Le Mire, Eugene D., ed. Introduction, The Hollow Land and Other Contributions to the Oxford and Cambridge Magazine. Bristol: Thoemmes Press, 1996.

Purkis, John, Morris, Burne-Jones and French Gothic, London: William Morris Society, 1985, 1991

Supplementary Materials:

Letter in Which Morris Discusses His Early Poems (May 1st, 1891)

Notes and Comments on "Scenes from the Fall of Troy," Dr. Peter Wright

Articles on Morris's Early Writings

The Oxford and Cambridge Magazine 1856 (introduction and selections, Rossetti Archive)

The Oxford and Cambridge Magazine, text in pdf format