Restoration and Augustan British Utopias

Restoration and Augustan British Utopias

by Gregory Claeys
     
 

ISBN-10: 0815628242

ISBN-13: 9780815628248

Pub. Date: 06/28/2000

Publisher: Syracuse University Press

Gregory Claeys provides tangible evidence of a rich variety of utopian texts from the Restoration until the turn of the century. The topics of these works are wide-ranging and include alchemy and natural science, imaginary voyages, some Arcadian, some utopian, descriptions of model societies, both Christian and classical and plans for working communities that…  See more details below

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Gregory Claeys provides tangible evidence of a rich variety of utopian texts from the Restoration until the turn of the century. The topics of these works are wide-ranging and include alchemy and natural science, imaginary voyages, some Arcadian, some utopian, descriptions of model societies, both Christian and classical and plans for working communities that proposed how to solve the problem of poverty and bring harmony to the poor.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815628248
Publisher:
Syracuse University Press
Publication date:
06/28/2000
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
271
Product dimensions:
7.09(w) x 10.03(h) x 0.75(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Notes on the Texts and Authors
New Atlantis, Begun by the Lord Verulam ... and Continued by R. H. Esq (1660)1
The Description of a New World, Called the Blazing World (2D ED., 1668)53
The Isle of Pines (1668)115
A Discovery of Fonseca in a Voyage to Surranam (1682)131
Antiquity Reviv'd: or the Government of A Certain Island Antiently Call'd Astreada (1693)137
Proposals for Raising a Colledge of Industry (2D ED., 1696)187
An Essay Concerning Adepts (1698)207
The Free State of Noland (1701)235
AppBritish and Translated Utopian Writings, 1660-1700267
Index269

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