The Water of the Wondrous Isles

Supplementary Materials: Criticism

Bennett, Phillippa. "Rediscovering the Topography of Wonder: Morris, Iceland, and the Late Romances."JWMS 16.2-3 (2005): 38-48.

Bennet, Phillippa, "Rejuvenating Our Sense of Wonder: The Last Romances of William Morris," William Morris in the Twenty-First Century, eds. Phillippa Bennett and Rosie Miles, Peter Lang, 2010, 209-228.

Boos, Florence. “The Socialist New Woman in William Morris’s The Water of the Wondrous Isles,” Victorian Literature and Culture, Vol. 23(1995): 159-75.

Boos, Florence. “Gender Division and Political Allegory in The Last Romances of William Morris.” Journal of Pre-Raphaelite Studies I.2 (1992): 12-23.

Calhoun, B., & Modern Language Association of America. Studies in the late romances of William Morris: Papers presented at the annual meeting of the Modern Language Association, December 1975,New York: William Morris Society (1976).

Calhoun, Blue, “`The Little Land of Abundance’: Pastoral Perspective in the Late Romances of William Morris,” Studies in the Late Romances of William Morris,  New York: William Morris Society, 1976.

Cooper, Jane S. "The Iceland Journeys and the Late Romances."JWMS 5.4 (Winter 1983-84): 40-59.

Gopen, George D. "The Music of the Mind: Structure and Substance in William Morris's The Water of the Wondrous Isles." JWMS 16/23 (2005): 92-102.

Hollow, John. “Deliberate Happiness: The Late Prose Romances of William Morris,” Studies in the Late Romances of William Morris,  New York: William Morris Society, 1976.

Kirchhoff, Frederick, “Introduction.” Studies in the Late Romances of William Morris,  New York: William Morris Society, 1976.

Kelvin, Norman. “The Erotic in News from Nowhere and The Well at the World’s End,Studies in the Late Romances of William Morris,  New York: William Morris Society, 1976.

May Morris's Remarks on the Prose Romances, May Morris, William Morris: Artist, Writer, Socialist, Oxford: Blackwells, 1936. [pdf]

Newman, Hilary. "Water in William Morris's Late Prose Romances." JWMS 13.4 (Spring 2000): 41-47.

Oberg, Charlotte, “Motif and Theme in the Late Prose Romances of William Morris,” in Studies in the Late Romances of William Morris, with an introduction by Frederick Kirchhoff, New York: William Morris Society, 1976.

Silver, Carole. “Myth and Ritual in the Last Romances of William Morris.” Studies in the Late Romances of William Morris,  New York: William Morris Society, 1976.

Silver, Carole. "Socialism Internalized: The Last Romances of William Morris." Socialism and the Literary Artistry of William Morris, edited Florence Boos and Carole Silver. Columbia,
Missouri: University of Missouri Press, 1990.

Spatt, Hartley. "William Morris's Late Romances: The Struggle Against Closure." History and Community: Essays in Victorian Medievalism. Garland Publishing, Inc.: New York & London, 1992, 109-135.

Talbot, Norman, ed. and intro. The Water of the Wondrous Isles. Bristol: Thoemmes Press, 1994.

Talbot, Norman, "'Whilom, as tells the tale': The Language of the Prose Romances." JWMS 8 (1989): 16-25.

Watts, Theodore. Unsigned review. Athenaeum, December 1897, no. 3658, 777-79.