Utopia: A New Translation with an Introduction

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Revised introduction; new chronology and further reading

Translated with an Introduction by Paul Turner.

Since its publication in 1516, Utopia has provoked a hailstorm of debate. The minute details More ascribed to his "perfect world" make Utopia still a work of the future.

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Overview

Revised introduction; new chronology and further reading

Translated with an Introduction by Paul Turner.

Since its publication in 1516, Utopia has provoked a hailstorm of debate. The minute details More ascribed to his "perfect world" make Utopia still a work of the future.

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Louis Martz
Fluent and highly readable, this new version should be welcomed by all admirers of the Utopia.
— From Yale University
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781853264740
  • Publisher: Wordsworth Editions, Limited
  • Publication date: 1/28/1997
  • Series: Classics of World Literature
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 4.99 (w) x 7.79 (h) x 0.38 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Pt. 1 Introduction: More's Utopia in Historical Perspective 1
Texts 3
Contexts 26
Developments 51
Pt. 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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