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The Common-Vvealth of Utopia: Containing a Learned and Pleasant Discourse of the Best State of a Publike Weale, as It Is Found in the Government of the New Ile Called Vtopia
Title:The Common-Vvealth of Utopia: Containing a Learned and Pleasant Discourse of the Best State of a Publike Weale, as It Is Found in the Government of the New Ile Called Vtopia
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Category:classics, philosophy, fiction, politics, literature
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The Sadness of Christ and Final Prayers and Benedictions, Utopia: with Erasmus's "The Sileni of Alcibiades", The Four Last Things: The Supplication of Souls; A Dialogue on Conscience, Selected Writings, The Last Letters of Thomas More, Three Early Modern Utopias: Thomas More, Utopia; Francis Bacon, New Atlantis; Henry Neville, The Isle of Pines, A Dialogue of Comfort Against Tribulation, The History of King Richard III, Utopia with Erasmus's The Sileni of Alcibiades, Utopia
Written from the Tower of London these letters of Thomas More still speak powerfully today The story of Thomas More recently told in Peter Ackroyd s bestselling biography is well known In the spring of Thomas More was taken to the Tower of London and after fourteen months in prison the brilliant author of Utopia friend of Erasmus and the humanities and former Lord Chancellor of England was beheaded on Tower Hill Yet More wrote some of his best works as a prisoner including a set of historically and religiously important letters The Last Letters of Thomas More is a superb new edition of More s prison correspondence introduced and fully annotated for contemporary readers by Alvaro de Silva Based on the critical edition of More s correspondence this volume begins with letters penned by More to Cromwell and Henry VIII in February and ends with More s last words to his daughter Margaret Roper on the eve of his execution More writes on a host of topics prayer and penance the right use of riches and power the joys of heaven psychological depression and suicidal temptations the moral compromises of those who imprisoned him and much more This volume not only records the clarity of More s conscience and his readiness to die for the integrity of his religious faith but it also throws light on the literary works that More wrote during the same period and on the religious and political conditions of Tudor England, No description available, Publication of this volume brings to conclusion the Yale Edition of the Complete Works of St Thomas More a thirty year publishing project of landmark importance in the study of humanism in Western history The volume contains More s earliest works probably written between and including English poems a translation and devotional adaptation of Giovanni Francesco Pico s life of his famous uncle Giovanni Pico della Mirandola and a devotional prose work br These texts together trace More s earliest career as a humanist through his transition to maturity as a defender of the faith br The English poems c are lively and experimental works written at a time when English poetry was in its doldrums This collection includes verses for a series of painted hangings in More s father s house a lament for Queen Elizabeth wife of Henry VII traditional and sober Fortune verses and a lively medieval comic poem A Merry Gest of a Sergeant and a Friar The Life of Pico c is very likely More s earliest prose work and is his only extended translation of another writer s Latin into English The translation is remarkable for its time when sophisticated Latin was difficult to translate into more primitive English The Last Things c is an incomplete prose work that re creates the tradition of writing on death judgment hell and heaven as objects of meditation br With the publication of St Thomas More Selected Poems edited by Elizabeth F Rogers the Yale University Press rated two new editions of the works of St Thomas More One is a complete scholarly edition in fourteen volumes the other a modernized version of selected works in seven volumes St Thomas More Selected Letters is the first volume in the Selected Works The History of King Richard III is Volume in the Complete Works These editions to be published over a period of ten years are designed to serve as standard reference works for many decades to come Sponsored by the Yale University Department of English and the Yale University Library these editions mark a new era in the study of Renaissance literature history and religion, Richard III s reputation stands as one of the most evil men in history a manipulating and murderous man who would stop at nothing to become king Much of what modern scholarship knows of him stems from Thomas More s critical biography which itself proved the inspiration for Shakespeare s play Focusing on the final years of Richard III s life Sir Thomas More depicts a man captivated and corrupted by the thrill of power a man who twisted God s laws to justify not only his ruthless ambitions but his most heinous crime the imprisonment and murder of his nephews the true heirs to the throne i The History of King Richard III i is a powerful portrayal of a monstrous ruler and a fascinating insight into the mind and motivations of its author Scholar politician and one time favorite of the Court of Henry VIII Sir Thomas More is best known for his i Utopia i