Utopia

Utopia

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by Thomas More
     
 

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.  See more details below

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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
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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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!