Art and Forbidden Fruit: Hidden Passion in the Life of William Morris

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William Morris is one of the most admired figures of the Victorian era. Studies of his Art and his life fill the shelves of libraries. Yet for all this accessibility, an air of uncertainty has always clouded his image. Since Morris's death, biographers and scholars have portrayed the artist as a victim, bound to an adulterous wife. In Art and Forbidden Fruit, John Le Bourgeois lifts this veil of appearances, and shows the truth about Morris's life. In a close analysis of Morris's poetry and biography, the author asserts the early existence of an emotional attachment between William Morris and his sister Emma, and how she became the principal source of his inspiration. Le Bourgeois follows the paths of Morris the artist and Morris the man, and points out the links between the poet's love for his sister and his evolution as an artist. Art and Forbidden Fruit provides a highly original biography of William Morris that offers a new perspective on his life and a fresh interpretation of his art by a specialist.

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John Le Bourgeois received his B.A. in English at Yale University and his Ph.D. in European History at Tulane University. He taught English and European History at Clemson University, and later worked as a banker and financial advisor in the field of municipal finance in Chicago. He recently retired, after fifteen years, as Associate Dean in the Fox School of Business and Management at Temple University. Today he lives with his wife Mimi in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania in the United States.

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