Year: 1891
About: Fictional account of an eco-socialist utopia
Category: pre 1970

Review

Fusing marxist thought with english romanticism Morris comes up with a vision of an agrarian society without big cities, authority, private property, monetary systems, courts, prisons or class based distinctions. Common ownership and democratic control of the means of production and the goal of finding pleasure in nature and in work.

Fusing many ideas from older English traditions and providing seed-corn for the ecological movements of the 20th century.


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