Utopia / Edition 1

Utopia / Edition 1

by St. Thomas More, St Thomas More, Sir More Thomas
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0300002386

ISBN-13: 9780300002386

Pub. Date: 09/28/1964

Publisher: Yale University Press

Sixteenth-century classic by brilliant humanist, churchman and scholar envisioned a patriarchal island kingdom that practiced religious tolerance, in which everybody worked, all goods were community-owned, and violence, bloodshed and vice were nonexistent. Forerunner of many later attempts at establishing 'Utopias' both in theory and in practice.

Overview

Sixteenth-century classic by brilliant humanist, churchman and scholar envisioned a patriarchal island kingdom that practiced religious tolerance, in which everybody worked, all goods were community-owned, and violence, bloodshed and vice were nonexistent. Forerunner of many later attempts at establishing 'Utopias' both in theory and in practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300002386
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
09/28/1964
Series:
Selected Works of St. Thomas More Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
781,036
Product dimensions:
5.16(w) x 8.01(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile:
1390L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Foreword

Preface

Part 1 Introduction: More's Utopia in Historical Perspective 1

Texts 3

Contexts 26

Developments 51

Part 2 Utopia 81

Letter from Peter Giles to Hierome Buslide 202

A Meter of Four Verses 205

A Short Meter of Utopia 206

Gerard Noviomage of Utopia 206

Cornelius Graphey to the Reader 207

The Printer to the Reader 207

Ralph Robynson's Dedicatory Letter to William Cecil 209

Selected Bibliography 213

Index 225

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