David Cannadine, 15 July 1982
Show More Fabianism and Culture: A Study in British Socialism and the Arts, 1884-1918 by Ian Britain.
Cambridge, 344 pp., £19.50, June 1982, 0 521 23563 4Show More
The Elmhirsts of Dartington: The Creation of an Utopian Community by Michael Young.
Routledge, 381 pp., £15, June 1982, 9780710090515Show More
“... of Utopian designs. One late 19th-century approach, exemplified by Ruskin in his Guild of St George and by William Morris in his News from Nowhere, sought salvation in a world of rustic, artsy-craftsy, thatched and timbered, anti-machine socialism: ‘small is beautiful’ before its time. Another, more pragmatic coterie, presided over by Ebenezer Howard ...”