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Interpreting Thomas More's Utopia
     

Interpreting Thomas More's Utopia

by John Olin
 

The proceedings of a symposium commemorating the 450th anniversary of Thomas More's death and the 50th anniversary of his canonization, Interpreting Thomas More's Utopia presents four leading Morean scholars on various aspects central to understanding More's masterpiece. An introduction by Governor Mario M. Cuomo in which he assesses More's influence on his career

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The proceedings of a symposium commemorating the 450th anniversary of Thomas More's death and the 50th anniversary of his canonization, Interpreting Thomas More's Utopia presents four leading Morean scholars on various aspects central to understanding More's masterpiece. An introduction by Governor Mario M. Cuomo in which he assesses More's influence on his career in public life precedes this stimulating discussion. The contributions, in order of appearance, are A Personal Appreciationby Mario M. Cuomo, The Argument of Utopiaby George M. Logan, The Key to Nowhere: Pride and Utopiaby Thomas I. White, Utopia and Martyrdomby Germain Marc'hadour, and The Idea of Utopia from Hesiod to John Paul IIby John C. Olin.

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The proceedings of a symposium held at Fordham U. in October, 1985, commemorating the 450th anniversary of More's death and 50th anniversary of his canonization. Four essays address various aspects central to understanding More's classic. The introduction by NY Governor Marie Cuomo assesses More's influence on his public life. No index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780823212330
Publisher:
Fordham University Pr
Publication date:
01/01/1989
Edition description:
1
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 5.80(h) x 0.60(d)

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John C. Olin was Professor Emeritus of History at Fordham University.

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