How does News From Nowhere show the advantages and disadvantages of a capitalist society? 

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Disadvantages of capitalism are prominent in Morris's Utopian novel; after all, he does consider industrial capitalism "sordid, aimless, ugly confusion." Morris argues that true art is impossible in a capitalistic society; even his own writing comes under that sentencing. Patrick Bratlinger, in his article, "News From Nowhere: Morris's Socialist Anti-Novel" says that the author is "hostile to virtually every aspect of "the great tradition" of Victorian literature." 

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