"A Factory As It Might Be"

Title"A Factory As It Might Be"
Year for Search1884
AuthorsMorris, William(1834-1896)
Secondary TitleJustice
Volume / Edition1.18, 20, 24
Pagination2, 2, 2
Date PublishedMay 17, 31, June 28, 1884
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

Depiction of an ideal factory with a garden tended by the workers, simple but beautiful buildings, and the workers doing useful work using the best machines and thus working shorter hours. The factory will also be a center of education for both its workers and any children in the area interested in its work. ​See also 1886-87, 1887, 1889, and 1890 Morris. 

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in May Morris, William Morris Artist Writer Socialist. Volume the Second Morris as a Socialist With an Account of William Morris As I Knew Him By Bernard Shaw (Oxford, Eng.: Basil Blackwell, 1936), 130-40; rpt. (New York: Russell & Russell, 1966), 130-40); in his Political Writings: Contributions to Justice and Commonweal 1883-1890. Ed. Nicholas Salmon (Bristol, Eng.: Thoemmes Press, 1994), 32-35; 39-46; in A Factory As It Might Be with Colin Ward, The Factory We Never Had (Nottingham, Eng.: Mushroom Bookshop, 1994), 5-20; and in Utopia [Ed. Ross Bradshaw] (Nottingham, Eng.: Five Leaves, 2012), 34-43 with Colin Ward’s “The Factory We Never Had” on pp. 44-49

Info Notes

For details on Morris’s publications, see David Latham and Sheila Latham, An Annotated Critical Bibliography of William Morris. London: Harvester Wheatsheaf/New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1991; and Eugene D. LeMire, A Bibliography of William Morris. London: British Library/New Castle, DL: Oak Knoll Press, 2006.

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Author Note

(1834-96)

Full Text

1884 Morris, William (1834-96). “A Factory As It Might Be.” Justice 1.18 (May 17, 1884): 2; “Work in a Factory As It Might Be II.” Justice 1.20 (May 31, 1884): 2; and “Work in a Factory As It Might Be III.” Justice 1.24 (June 28, 1884): 2. Rpt. in May Morris, William Morris Artist Writer Socialist. Volume the Second Morris as a Socialist With an Account of William Morris As I Knew Him By Bernard Shaw (Oxford, Eng.: Basil Blackwell, 1936), 130-40; rpt. (New York: Russell & Russell, 1966), 130-40); in his Political Writings: Contributions to Justice and Commonweal 1883-1890. Ed. Nicholas Salmon (Bristol, Eng.: Thoemmes Press, 1994), 32-35; 39-46; in A Factory As It Might Be with Colin Ward, The Factory We Never Had (Nottingham, Eng.: Mushroom Bookshop, 1994), 5-20; and in Utopia [Ed. Ross Bradshaw] (Nottingham, Eng.: Five Leaves, 2012), 34-43 with Colin Ward’s “The Factory We Never Had” on pp. 44-49. L

Depiction of an ideal factory with a garden tended by the workers, simple but beautiful buildings, and the workers doing useful work using the best machines and thus working shorter hours. The factory will also be a center of education for both its workers and any children in the area interested in its work. See also 1886-87, 1887, 1889, and 1890 Morris. For details on Morris’s publications, see David Latham and Sheila Latham, An Annotated Critical Bibliography of William Morris. London: Harvester Wheatsheaf/New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1991; and Eugene D. LeMire, A Bibliography of William Morris. London: British Library/New Castle, DL: Oak Knoll Press, 2006.