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story of the Glittering Plain

William Morris

story of the Glittering Plain

which has been also called the Land of living men or the Acre of the undying

by William Morris

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Published by Longmans, Green in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Issued in Longman"s pocket library, November 1913. Reprinted 1924.

Other titlesGlittering Plain.
Statementwritten by William Morris.
SeriesLongman"s pocket library
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR5079 .S7 1924
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 161 p. ;
Number of Pages161
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6338336M
LC Control Number36013890
OCLC/WorldCa2099866

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 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 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.   The Land of the Glittering Plain is also known as the Fields of the Undying, and much like that would suggest, they are the Immortal lands. 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.

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. With elegant typography as well as 23 superb woodcuts this chivalrous tale is both an aesthetic and heroic adventure. "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.


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The Hostage’s lack of a proper name was one of the disappointments of The Story of the Glittering Plain, though a heroine with backstory and a personality is always appreciated by this reader as well. When the Hostage is kidnapped for real—by villains reminiscent of Barbary Pirates, from the fittingly-named “Isle of Ransom”—Hallblithe goes on a journey to find her and meets a.

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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.

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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 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 Walter Crane. Crane is renowned as the most prolific and influential children's book creator of his generation.

He created all his illustrations as woodcuts for Morris’s Kelmscott Press. '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'.Cited by: 3.

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 designed by Morris as well as 23 superb woodcuts by noted artist Walter.

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Tolkien, author of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. 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).

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Book Excerpt. 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.

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