Version of Ralph Robinson used. cf. Introd., p. viii.
|Statement||by Sir Thomas More.|
|Genre||Early works to 1800.|
|Contributions||Robinson, Ralph, b. 1521, tr.|
|LC Classifications||HX811.1516 .E894|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||1 p. l., [v]-xxxvii, -213 p.|
|Number of Pages||213|
|LC Control Number||36035516|
Utopia (Libellus vere aureus, nec minus salutaris quam festivus, de optimo rei publicae statu deque nova insula Utopia) is a satirical work of fiction and political philosophy by Thomas More (–) published in in Latin/5. Apr 13, · The text of Utopia is in two books. Book 1 was written after Book 2. It is in Book 2 that the society of the place named `Utopia' is described by a traveler, Raphael Hythloday, who through his travels had lived there for a time and has returned to England to report on what he learned/5(). Be Book-Smarter. SparkNotes is brought to you by Barnes & Noble. Visit eduevazquez.com to buy new and used textbooks, and check out our award-winning NOOK tablets and eReaders. Mar 15, · The novel A Modern Utopia posits the existence of an alternate Earth, very much like our own world and populated with doubles of every human being on our own planet. The rule of law is maintained by the Samurai, a voluntary noble order.
Note: The characters of More, Giles, and Morton all correspond in biographical background to actual historical people, Sir Thomas More (author of Utopia), the Humanist thinker Peter Giles, and former Chancellor of England Cardinal John Morton. The fictional characters of the book, however, should not be considered to be direct translations of these historic personalities to the page. Utopia () by Thomas More represents one of the most important books in the European humanism. Through his book, he described fictional pagan, communist city-state that was governed by reason, and addressed the issues of religious pluralism, women's rights, state . Utopia Introduction. A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away was the commonwealth of Utopia. Well, almost. Arguably one of the first books to invent an imaginary world, Thomas More's Utopia describes the travels of one man, Raphael Hythloday, to an undiscovered island that he considers to be the best country on earth. Nope, he's not exaggerating. Apr 01, · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.
More’s ‘Utopia’ was written in Latin, and is in two parts, of which the second, describing the place ([Greek text]—or Nusquama, as he called it sometimes in his let-ters—‘Nowhere’), was probably written towards the close of ; the first part, introductory, early in The book. A few incidental references comparing the state of affairs in contemporary Europe with the manners and government of a nation on a remote island called Utopia leads into the discussion in the second book. Book One Summary: In Book One, Thomas More describes the circumstances surrounding his trip to Flanders where he has the privilege of meeting Raphael Hythloday. This first part of Utopia chronicles the early conversations between More, Peter Giles, and Hythloday. The three men discuss a wide range of civil, religious and philosophical issues. Utopia Summary In Book 1, Thomas More (not only the author, but also a main character) arrives in Antwerp on a business trip where he runs into an old friend, Peter Giles .