William Morris was an English novelist, poet, translator and socialist activist. Morris began publishing poetry and short stories in the Oxford and Cambridge Magazine. He founded these magazines with his friends during the period when he was at university.
‘A Tale of the House of the Wolfings’ is a novel by William Morris that was first published in 1889. The novel represents a bright example of fantasy with the typical features of the genre: castles, battles, sword etc. Moreover it’s said to be one of the first fantasy novels to unite an imaginary world with supernatural elements.