Socialist Aesthetics and ‘‘The Shadows of Amiens.” London: William Morris Society, 2011. 64 pp.
The Design of William Morris’s ‘The Earthly Paradise.’ Lewiston, New York: The Edwin Mellen Press, 1991.
The Artist and the Capitalist: William Morris and Richard Marsden, ed. with John Walsdorf, Kirkwood, Missouri: The Printery, 2010. [small illustrated fine-press book, 41 pp.]
Our Country Right or Wrong, by William Morris. London: William Morris Society, 2008.
Reviewed in the Morning Star (December 2007) and Socialist Standard (October 2008, http://www.worldsocialism.org/spgb).
The Earthly Paradise by William Morris. Vols. I and II. Routledge, New York, 2001. 1639 pages. For introductions, see http://morrisedition.lib.uiowa.edu/eptalesintro.html
Reviewed in the Times Literary Supplement, June 6th, 2003, 1-3, by Clive Wilmer;
in Victorian Poetry 41.3 (Fall 2003), 450-55 by Norman Kelvin [pdf]; in Journal of William Morris Studies 16. 2 and 3 (2005): 111-13 by Rosie Miles.
“William Morris: 1896-1996.” Guest editor for special issue, Victorian Poetry 34.3 (Winter 1996). With an introduction, “Morris’s Poetry and the Fin de Millénaire.”
Reviewed William Morris Society Journal 12.4 (1998): 43-45.
History and Community: Essays in Victorian Medievalism, edited and introduction.
With an article, “Victorian Alternative Futures: ‘Historicism,’ Past and Present, and A Dream of John Ball,” in History and Community: Essays in Victorian Medievalism, ed. Florence Boos. New York: Garland Publishing Inc., 1992, 3-37, and “Bibliography of Victorian Historicism and Medievalism.” New York: Garland Publishing, 1992.
Socialism and the Literary Artistry of William Morris, edited with Carole Silver. Columbia, Missouri: University of Missouri Press, 1990.
I contributed the introduction and an article, “Narrative Design in The Pilgrims of Hope.”
“William Morris’s ‘Socialist Diary’,” edited and annotated with introduction and biographical notes, History Workshop, Issue 13 (Spring 1982): 1-75.
Reissued under separate cover, London History Workshop Center series, The Journeyman Press, London, 1985.
Second edition with new introduction and expanded notes, Nottingham: Five Leaves Press, 2018. Reviewed in the Morning Star May 1st, 2018 and Useful and Beautiful 2018.2. For its reception, see also "News from Anywhere," http://morrissociety.blogspot.com (May-June 2018).
The Juvenilia of William Morris, edited with checklist and introduction, New York: William Morris Society, 1982. See revised version, "The Early Poems of William Morris," http://morrisedition.lib.uiowa.edu/earlypoems.html
The Socialist Diary by William Morris, edited with introduction. Iowa City: The Windhover Press, 1981.
General editor of the William Morris Archive, 2005-to the present. Included in NINES (the Networked Interface for Nineteenth-Century Electronic Scholarship), 2009. The Archive may be found at http://morrisedition.lib.uiowa.edu
The Life and Death of Jason, by William Morris. One of the works edited for the William Morris Archive, 2008. Contains about 2600 images, “pages,” and files, now entered into the NINES databases. Includes introduction, editorial headnote, footnotes, collations, images, maps and supplementary criticism. http://morrisedition.lib.uiowa.edu/jason.html
The Early Poems of William Morris. William Morris Archive, 2012. http://morrisedition.lib.uiowa.edu/earlypoems.html
In Manuscript and Print: The Poems of William Morris with Locations and Transcriptions, 2012,
William Morris Archive, http://morrisedition.lib.uiowa.edu/listpoems.html
(350 pp.; the first attempt to locate all unpublished as well as published poems, with transcriptions of drafts and unpublished poems)
A Dream of John Ball, edited with Peter Wright. http://morrisedition.lib.uiowa.edu/dream.html
Gothic Architecture. http://morrisedition.lib.uiowa.edu/gothicarchitecture.html
Illustrated on-line edition of William Morris’ News from Nowhere, with Louisa Efner, Karla Tonella et alia, 2003, 2011, 2013.
News from Nowhere: Mapping Morris's Utopia, a digital illustrated, annotated version of News from Nowhere, with maps for each chapter, created in Story Maps. With Sean de Vega and the University of Iowa Digital Studios. http://morrisedition.lib.uiowa.edu/newsmap.html.
CRITICAL NOTES AND ARTICLES:
"Where Have All the Manuscripts Gone? Morris's Autographs in Diaspora," forthcoming Journal of William Morris Studies 24 (2018).
"Morris for Many Audiences: Teaching with the William Morris Archive," forthcoming, Teaching Morris, eds. Jason Martinek and Elizabeth Miller, Madison, New Jersey and Vancouver: Farleigh Dickinson University Press, 2019.
"The Year's Work in Victorian Poetry 2017: Pre-Raphaelitism." forthcoming, Victorian Poetry 57.4 (fall 2018).
"Empires and Scapegoats: The Pre-Raphaelites and the Near East," Victo rian Orientalisms, ed. Eleonora Sasso and Sandro Jung. Forthcoming Lehigh: Lehigh University Press, 2018. Images
"The Pre-Raphaelites and the Colbeck Collection," Useful and Beautiful 2017.2, 4-12.
"James Tochatti: A Little-Known Morris Socialist Comrade," Useful and Beautiful 2017.2, 24-27. With Stephen Williams.
"What Makes Morris's Poetry Distinctive? An Introduction to his Lyrics and Narratives," William Morris Society Magazine, June 2017, 2-8.
"The Year's Work in Victorian Poetry, 2014: Pre-Raphaelitism," Victorian Poetry 54.3 (fall 2015): 327-36.
"William Morris." The Blackwell Companion to Victorian Literature, eds. Dino Felluga, Linda K. Hughes and Pamela Gilbert. London: Blackwell's, 2015.
"Morris's Lesser Arts and the 'Commercial War.'" William Morris and the Embodiment of Dreams, ed. Michelle Weinroth and Paul Leduc Browne. Montreal: McGill University Press, 2014. Chapter 1, 35-55, 296-302.
“The Critique of the Empty Page: The Kelmscott Press and William Morris’s Theories of Book Design,” William Morris and Everyday Life, ed. Wendy Parkins, Cambridge: Cambridge Scholar Press, 2010, 65-85.
“May Morris’s Talk on Her Father,” edited, William Morris Society U. S. Newsletter, Winter 2009, 16-17. http://www.morrissociety.org/publications/newsletters/newsltr-jan09.pdf
“Memoir of William Morris by R. W. Dixon,” edited, William Morris Society U. S. Newsletter, Winter 2008, 19-24. http://www.morrissociety.org/newsltrs/newsltr-jan08.pdf
“Dystopian Violence: William Morris and the Nineteenth-Century Peace Movement,” Journal of Pre-Raphaelite Studies 14 (Spring 2005): 20-41.
Reprinted with “Our Country Right or Wrong” as a separate booklet by the William Morris Society in the UK, London, 2008.
“William Morris’s ‘Our Country Right or Wrong: A Critical Edition,’” Journal of Pre-Raphaelite Studies 14 (Spring 2005): 42-61.
Reprinted by the William Morris Society in the UK, London, 2008.
“’Our Country Right or Wrong’: A Little Noticed Essay by William Morris.” William Morris Society in the United States Newsletter, Fall 2005, 11-12.
“The Personal and Political as Lieux d’Anticipation in News from Nowhere,” in William Morris’ News from Nowhere, ed. Beatrice Laurent, Editions du Temps: Nantes, France, 2004, 93-107. [pdf version available]
“Ten Journeys to the Venusberg: Morris’s Drafts for ‘The Hill of Venus.’” Victorian Poetry 39.4(2002), 597-615.
pdf, "Ten Journeys"
An Aesthetic Ecocommunist: Morris the Red and Morris the Green, ed. with Peter Faulkner and Peter Preston, University of Exeter Press. William Morris Centenary Essays: Papers from the Morris Centenary Conference organized by the William Morris Society at Exeter College Oxford, 1996, 21-44.
“Victorian Alternative Futures: ‘Historicism,’ Past and Present, and A Dream of John Ball,” in History and Community: Essays in Victorian Medievalism, ed. Florence Boos. New York: Garland Publishing Inc., 1992, 3-37.
Boos, Florence S. "An (Almost) Egalitarian Sage: William Morris and Nineteenth-Century Socialist-Feminism." Victorian Sages and Cultural Discourse: Renegotiating Gender and Power, ed. Thais E. Morgan, New Brunswick and London: Rutgers University Press, 1990, 187-206; 296-301.
“Victorian Response to Earthly Paradise Tales,” Journal of the William Morris Society 5.4 (Winter, 1983-84): 16-29. http://www.morrissociety.org/publications/JWMS/W83-84.5.4.Boos.pdf
“Orpheus’s Failed Search for Resurrection: An Omitted Earthly Paradise Tale,” The Journal of Pre-Raphaelite Studies 4.1 (November, 1983): 58-86. http://morrisedition.lib.uiowa.edu/orpheussupple.html
Review of Kristen Ross, Communal Luxury: The Political Imaginary of the Paris Commune, New York: Verso Press, 2015. Useful and Beautiful 2017.2 (2017), 27-28.
Review of Phillippa Bennett, Wonderlands: The Last Romances of William Morris (London, 2015). Useful and Beautiful 2017.1(2017), 36-37.
Review of William Morris and the Embodiment of Dreams, ed. Michelle Weinroth and Paul Leduc Browne, Montreal: McGill Univerity Press, 2014. Useful and Beautiful 2016.2 (November 2016), 32-34.
Review of Peter Stansky, William Morris; William Morris, A Book of Verse; William Morris, The Ideal Book, ed. William Peterson; and Linda Parry, William Morris Textiles. Victorian Studies 30.4 (Summer, 1987): 552-54.
EDITORIALS, PERSONAL ACCOUNTS, INFORMAL WRITING: