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Utopia with the "Dialogue of comfort"

Thomas More

Utopia with the "Dialogue of comfort"

by Thomas More

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Published by J.M.Dent & sons, ltd., E.P.Dutton & co. in London, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesDialogue of comfort.
Statementby Sir Thomas More. [With an introduction by Judge John O"Hagan]
SeriesEveryman"s library
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxix, 359 p. ;
Number of Pages359
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22124773M

Utopia was not always an island, Hythloday says, nor was it always called Utopia. Its first name was Abraxa, perhaps meaning “Holy Name,” “without breeches,” or “waterless.” Utopus, the conqueror of the place and the founder of Utopia itself, civilized the natives of Abraxa and had them, along with his own soldiers, cut up and dig away the fifteen miles of ground that connected. Utopia (Libellus vere aureus, nec minus salutaris quam festivus, de optimo rei publicae statu deque nova insula Utopia, "A little, true book, not less beneficial than enjoyable, about how things should be in the new island Utopia") is a work of fiction and socio-political satire by Thomas More (–), written in Latin and published in The book is a frame narrative primarily Author: Thomas More.

The Discourse of Raphael Hythloday on the best state of a Commonwealth, Book Two: As Recounted by Thomas More, Citizen and Sheriff of London. The island of Utopia is kind of shaped like a crescent moon with two horns at the end that opens onto a large, peaceful bay.   Author of The Utopia Of Sir Thomas More, A dialogue of comfort against tribulation, The Yale Edition of The Complete Works of St. Thomas More, The apologye of Syr Thomas More, knyght, The complete works of St. Thomas More, L' Utopie, Utopia with the .

From Thomas More, A Dialogue of Comfort against Tribulation () From Erasmus, Letter to Ulrich von Hutten (23 July, ) From Plato, Republic (c. BCE) from Book 3; from Book 4; From Lucian, Saturnalian Letters From Acts of the Apostles, –   In his most famous and controversial book, Utopia, Thomas More imagines a perfect island nation where thousands live in peace and harmony, men and women are both educated, and all property is h dialogue and correspondence between the protagonist Raphael Hythloday and his friends and contemporaries, More explores the theories behind war, political disagreements, .


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See all 10 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Utopia with the Dialogue of comfort book New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ 5/5(3). The Dialogue in Book I of Utopia The Argument of This Chapter.

{77} The Utopia is an extremely tantalizing, prismatic and elliptical work, that defies simplistic analysis either as a communist tract, a travel story, or a "utopian" pamphlet, even though it gave its name to a vast literature on Utopianism is largely irrelevant to my study.

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Utopia, with the 'Dialogue of Comfort' by More, Sir Thomas and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Introduction. In my Ph.D. dissertation, "Sir Thomas More and the Art of Dialogue" (UBC, ), I investigated the use of dialogue and oration in four of Sir Thomas More's major works, including his The History of King Richard III (both Latin and English versions) and in three dialoguesBook I of Utopia (written in Latin) and in two major English dialogues: The Dialogue Concerning Heresies.

Sir Thomas More educational material resource center for teachers and scholars. Online library of More’s complete works, scholarship on Thomas More, and historical and biographical information, concordances, artwork, photos, images and lesson plans relating to the life of Thomas More, author of Utopia.

About this Book Catalog Record Details. Utopia with the 'Dialogue of comfort' by Sir Thomas More, by More, Thomas, Saint, View full catalog record. Rights: Public Domain in. In A Dialogue of Comfort Against Tribulation (), written while he was imprisoned in the Tower of London in –35, More uses the form of a lengthy dialogue between an older uncle, Anthony, and his nephew Vincent to distinguish between two types of suicide, one the result of pusillanimity or cowardice, and the other the result of boldness.

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We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to. The conversation of More, Peter Giles, and Raphael Hythloday is interrupted while they enjoy a pleasant dinner, after which Hythloday gives an account of the whole life pattern of the Utopians. Geographical Features.

At the outset, Hythloday gives some geographical data, the shape, the length, and the breadth of the island. He neglects, however. Hythloday’s travels took him to the New World, the Americas, by way of sub-equatorial Asia.

The lodestone is a cautionary image for the book as a whole: just as the lodestone can help people navigate the sea, so can Utopia help us navigate the difficulties of governing well; but to become too confident in such a guide is also to court disaster.

A Dialogue of Comfort is a metaphorical treatment of the issues More faced in his final months: the Turks represent the evils of the Reformation and Henry VIII’s renunciation of the church, both of which More regarded as a catastrophe for Christianity.

He argues that one can find comfort from such evil only in Christ and that a person of.Full text of "Utopia with the 'Dialogue of comfort'.[With an introd. by Judge John O'Hagan; translated by Ralph Robinson" See other formats.Burnet was drawn to the translation of “Utopia” by the same sense of unreason in high places that caused More to write the book.

Burnet’s is the translation given in this volume. The name of the book has given an adjective to our language—we call an impracticable scheme Utopian.