Three Early Modern Utopias: Utopia, New Atlantis, The Isle of Pines

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With the publication of Utopia (1516), Thomas More provided a scathing analysis of the shortcomings of his own society, a realistic suggestion for an alternative mode of social organization, and a satire on unrealistic idealism. Enormously influential, it remains a challenging as well as a playful text. This edition reprints Ralph Robinson's 1556 translation from More's original Latin together with letters and illustrations that accompanied early editions of Utopia . This edition also includes two other, hitherto less ...

Three Early Modern Utopias: Utopia, New Atlantis, The Isle of Pines 2009, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199537990

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