The Story of the Glittering Plain by William Morris

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Number of Pages132
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ISBN 101421980967
ISBN 109781421980966

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Read 14 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. TOLKIEN'S BOOKSHELF #3: THE STORY OF THE GLITTERI /5(14). The Story of the Glittering Plain was one of a small group of Morris' masterpieces that were to revolutionize the art of printing and transform it from a routine trade into high art.

In addition to the elegant typography, which Morris based on fonts by great fifteenth-century German printers, the book features rich ornaments and initials. THE STORY OF THE GLITTERING PLAIN - A BOOK THAT INSPIRED TOLKIEN. With Original Illustrations. The Professor's Bookshelf #3. The famous 19th century English designer, artist and writer William Morris had an enormous influence on Professor J.R.R.

Tolkien, author of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit.5/5(2). Glittering Plain proved an anti-climactic start to my long-delayed reckoning with William Morris’s fiction, but reading a Morris story in a book printed by Morris himself was a good way to commune with one of my heroes—and could only have been better if I had done it at Kelmscott Manor with Morris himself looking over my shoulder to remind.

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Book Excerpt. the story of the glittering plain which has been also called the land ofliving men or the acre of the undying writtenby william morris pocket edition longmans, green and co paternoster row, londonnew york, bombay, and calcutta bibliographical note first printed in /5(17).

The Story of the Glittering Plain, one of William Morris's own prose romances, was the first book printed at his Kelmscott Press. He returned to it three years later in and brought out a large illustrated version.

This is the only book he did more than once at Kelmscott. The Story of the Glittering Plain William Morris. Fantasy; Travelling onward to the Land of the Glittering Plain, he spurns the offer of eternal youth and the hand of the King's daughter to continue the search for his beloved.

fantasy, and the search for love. I am really enjoying the way he writes and the story is unlike anything /5(). THE PROFESSOR'S BOOKSHELF #3: THE STORY OF THE GLITTERING PLAIN - ILLUSTRATED. This fantasy novel by the famous 19th century English designer, artist and writer William Morris describes the journey of Hallblithe, a young man on an epic quest to rescue his by: 3.

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THE STORY OF THE GLITTERING PLAIN - A BOOK THAT INSPIRED TOLKIEN. With original illustrations. The famous 19th century English designer, artist and writer William Morris had an enormous influence on Professor J.R.R.

Tolkien, author of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. Tolkien was two years old when the illustrated edition of The Glittering Plain was published incomplete with.

The Story of the Glittering Plain is one of several William Morris works known to be a book that inspired Tolkien in his creation of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings.

J.R.R. Tolkien was two years old when the second edition was published, in, complete with decorated borders and capitals by Morris and richly detailed illustrations by. The story of the Glittering Plain which has been also called the Land of Living Men or the Acre of the Undying, Typ Houghton Library, Harvard University.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Facsimile reprint of: ed. London: Longmans, Green,   The Story of the Glittering Plain by William Morris First Published: Macmillan/Kelmscott Press, Genre: Fantasy Pages: Format: Paperback Buy it here: Amazon | Waterstones (UK) | Barnes & Noble (US) | Abebooks (Second Hand) ISBN: ~May include minor spoilers~ Summary: Hallblithe of the House of the Raven is all set to marry the Hostage of the House of the.

The Story of the Glittering Plain by William Morris Part 1 out of 3. homepage; Index of The Story of the Glittering Plain; Next part (2) THE STORY OF THE GLITTERING PLAIN OR THE LAND OF LIVING MEN by William Morris CHAPTER I: OF THOSE THREE WHO CAME TO THE HOUSE OF THE RAVEN It has been told that there was once a young man of free.

THE STORY OF THE GLITTERING PLAIN WHICH HAS BEEN ALSO CALLED THE LAND OF LIVING MEN OR THE ACRE OF THE UNDYING. WRITTEN BY WILLIAM MORRIS. pocket edition. LONGMANS, GREEN AND CO. 39 paternoster row, london new york, bombay, and calcutta BIBLIOGRAPHICAL NOTE. First printed in the English Illustrated Magazine, Vol.

VII, The Story of the Glittering Plain or the Land of Living Men (): Title Page On May 8,William Morris’s Kelmscott Press published its first book. The Story of the Glittering Plain tells the journey of Hallblithe, a young man on an epic quest to rescue his love, called The had initially discussed with Walter Crane the possibility of the artist illustrating the TOLKIEN'S BOOKSHELF #3: THE STORY OF THE GLITTERING PLAIN - ILLUSTRATED.

On May 8,Kelmscott Press published its first book, 'The Story of the Glittering Plain'. This fantasy novel by the famous 19th century English designer, artist and writer William Morris describes the journey of Hallblithe, a young man on an epic quest to rescue his love.

J.R.R. Tolkien was two years old when the. Glittering Plain, he went in the wood one day; and, pondering many things without fixing on any one, he stood before a very great oak-tree and looked at the tall straight bole thereof, and there came into his head the words of an old song which was written round a scroll of the carving over the shut-bed, wherein he was wont to lie.

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Hallblithe goes there in a quest to find his beloved and it is interesting to juxtapose his never-ending desire to find the Hostage with other characters’ never-ending desire for immortality.

The Story of the Glittering Plain by William Morris. Morris had a life-long interest in the Middle Ages. Author William Morris. Title The Story of the Glittering Plain.

Although he is best known for "The Wood Beyond the World," and "The Well at World's End," this novel is actually his first heroic Rating: % positive.

THE STORY OF THE GLITTERING PLAIN. William Morris. Novel. This facsimile of the edition of this beautiful volume is a richly evocative medieval tale of knightly adventure. This work was one of Morris' masterpieces that were to revolutionize the art of printing and transform it into art.

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This early work by William Morris was originally published in and we are now republishing it with a brand new intro Brand: Read Books Ltd. The Story of the Glittering Plain William Morris, english artist, writer, textile designer and socialist () This ebook presents «The Story of the Glittering Plain», from William Morris.

A dynamic table of contents enables to jump directly to the chapter selected. Table of Contents Brand: The Perfect Library. The story of the Glittering Plain which has been also called the Land of Living Men or the Acre of the Undying by Morris, William, ; Crane, Walter, Pages: For example, we find in The Story of the Glittering Plain such terms and expressions as “mote-stead,”1 “handsel,”2 “shut-bed,”3 “the Norns,”4 “the Gloom of the Gods,”5 “skin-changer,”6 “a double share of luck,”7 and “earth-yoke.”8 As in The Roots of the Mountains there are a.

"Story of the Glittering Plain": fantasy book concerns the quest of Hallblithe of the House of the Raven to rescue his fiancée, who has been kidnapped by pirates, which ultimately takes him to the utopian Land of the Glittering Plain, also known as the Acre of the Undying or the Land of the Living Men, whose inhabitants are supposedly immortal.

The Story of the Glittering Plain () was the first publication issued by the Kelmscott Press. The Golden Legend (), a much larger book, was slated to hold this distinction, but the paper initially supplied by J.

Batchelor and Son would have only allowed for two pages to be printed at a time. The Story of the Glittering Plain is the only title which was published twice by the Kelmscott.

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In this early example of the modern high fantasy genre, Hallblithe, a warrior of the House of Raven, sets out in pursuit of the pirates who have kidnapped his troth-plight maiden, the Hostage. Other articles where The Story of the Glittering Plain is discussed: Walter Crane: on the page decorations of The Story of the Glittering Plain, printed by the Kelmscott Press in the style of 16th-century German and Italian woodcuts.

Among the best of his book illustrations are those for Edmund Spenser’s Faerie Queene (–97) and The Shepheardes Calendar (). The Story of the Glittering Plain, or, The Land of Living Men by William Morris.

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They mostly have stories that never happen in real life. 'The Story of the Glittering Plain' is one of several William Morris works known to have inspired J.R.R. Tolkien’s creation of 'The Hobbit' and 'The Lord of the Rings'. The Professor’s Bookshelf is brought to you by Leaves of Gold Press, publishers of international, premium quality fiction and non-fiction in hardcover, paperback and ebook.

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After Hallblithe had been housed a little while, and the time was again drawing nigh to the twelfth moon since he had come to the Glittering Plain, he went in the wood one day; and, pondering many things without fixing on any one, he stood before a very great oak-tree and looked at the tall straight bole thereof, and there came into his head the.The Story of the Glittering Plain: Which Has Been Also Called the Land of Living Men or the Acre of the Undying (Classic Reprint) Published April 23rd by Forgotten Books Paperback, pagesCited by: 3.

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