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Utopia

Author: Thomas More, Saint; Ralph Robinson; David Harris Sacks
Publisher: Boston : Bedford/St. Martin's, ©1999.
Series: Bedford series in history and culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"One of the most influential books in the Western tradition, Thomas More's Utopia (1516) describes an imaginary island community enjoying perfect social and political harmony. This volume is the first to offer the original English translation of the work in an edition that allows students to explore in depth Utopia's historical and intellectual contexts as well as the circumstances of its reception. Based on Ralph  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Early works
Utopian fiction
Early works to 1800
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas More, Saint; Ralph Robinson; David Harris Sacks
ISBN: 0312101457 9780312101459 031212256X 9780312122560
OCLC Number: 41314896
Description: xvi, 236 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Texts --
Contexts --
Developments --
The Document --
Translator Ralph Robynson's Dedicatory Letter to William Cecil (1551) --
Utopia --
Utopian Alphabet --
Appendices --
Index.
Series Title: Bedford series in history and culture.
Other Titles: Utopia.
Responsibility: by Sir Thomas More ; translated by Ralph Robynson, 1556 ; edited, with an introduction, by David Harris Sacks.
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The complete text of Sir Thomas More's work, one of the most influential books in the Western literary and philosophical tradition. This original 1951 translation of "Utopia" is annotated by the  Read more...

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