Utopia / Edition 1

Utopia / Edition 1

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

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.  See more details below

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:
1,087,385
Product dimensions:
5.16(w) x 8.01(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile:
1390L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Pt. 1Introduction: More's Utopia in Historical Perspective1
Texts3
Contexts26
Developments51
Pt. 2Utopia81
Letter from Peter Giles to Hierome Buslide202
A Meter of Four Verses205
A Short Meter of Utopia206
Gerard Noviomage of Utopia206
Cornelius Graphey to the Reader207
The Printer to the Reader207
Ralph Robynson's Dedicatory Letter to William Cecil209
Selected Bibliography213
Index225

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