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Divulging Utopia : radical humanism in sixteenth-century England

Author: David Weil Baker
Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©1999.
Series: Massachusetts studies in early modern culture.
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"A study in intellectual history and the history of the book, this work examines the humanist movement in sixteenth-century England and traces the reception of a single work, Sir Thomas More's Utopia (1516), in relation to that movement."--BOOK JACKET. "Scrutinizing translations, popularizations, "anti-Utopias," and theological debates, David Weil Baker makes the case that the humanists of the English Renaissance  Read more...
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Baker, David Weil, 1963-
Divulging Utopia.
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)607287630
Named Person: Thomas Elyot, Sir; Thomas More, Saint; Thomas Elyot, Sir; Thomas More
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Weil Baker
ISBN: 1558491988 9781558491984
OCLC Number: 40423732
Description: x, 221 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: discontented studies --
The vulnerabilities of Hercules: Erasmus and the divulgation of the Logos --
Heresy and utopia --
"To devulgate or sette fourth": humanist talent and reformation politics in Sir Thomas Elyot's popularizations --
Topical utopias: Ralph Robinson's Utopia and Thomas Chaloner's The praise of Folie --
Utopia and faerie land --
Epilogue: "Master of his own book": from radical to liberal humanism.
Series Title: Massachusetts studies in early modern culture.
Responsibility: David Weil Baker.

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A study in intellectual history and the history of the book, this work examines the humanist movement in 16th-century England and traces the reception of a single work, Sir Thomas More's "Utopia"  Read more...

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