News from Nowhere and Other Writings (Penguin Classics)

News from Nowhere and Other Writings (Penguin Classics)

William Morris


This quantity illustrates the diversity of William Morris's prose, whereas targeting one subject: the earthly paradise. The "Nowhere" of News from Nowhere (1890) is England in 2102, an excellent pastoral society born out of revolution. it really is as compelling a dream of the long run because the nightmares of Brave New World and Nineteen Eighty-Four. Exhilaratingly, it reminds us that not anything is inevitable concerning the method we live—now or in 1890.

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