Utopia

Utopia

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by Thomas More
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1599869314

ISBN-13: 9781599869315

Pub. Date: 11/30/2006

Publisher: Filiquarian Publishing

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.

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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
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.30(d)

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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Utopia 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
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I hope people understand that this is book is a satire and is not to be taken for face value.
Tamara87 More than 1 year ago
Thomas More's Utopia is my favorite book of all time. I love his use of satire and the description of his Utopian world is so vivid it came to life in my imagination. I enjoyed this book so much that I read through it rather quickly. I hope to have time to reread sometime in then future!