Utopia

Utopia

by Thomas More
     
 

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:
9781599869315
Publisher:
Filiquarian Publishing
Publication date:
11/30/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
671,171
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.30(d)

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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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