Three Early Modern Utopias: Thomas More: "Utopia"/Francis Bacon: "New Atlantis"/Henry Neville: The "Isle of Pines" (Oxford World’s Classics)Thomas More / Feb 20, 2020
Three Early Modern Utopias Thomas More Utopia Francis Bacon New Atlantis Henry Neville The Isle of Pines Oxford World s Classics strong Thomas More Utopia Francis Bacon New Atlantis Henry Neville The Isle of Pines With the publication of Utopia Thomas More introduced into the English language not only a new word but a n
strong Thomas More Utopia Francis Bacon New Atlantis Henry Neville The Isle of Pines With the publication of Utopia 1516 , Thomas More introduced into the English language not only a new word, but a new way of thinking about the gulf between what ought to be and what is His Utopia is at once 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 Utopia was only one of many early modern treatments of other worlds This edition also includes two other, hitherto less accessible, utopian narratives New Atlantis 1627 offers a fictional illustration of Francis Bacon s visionary ideal of the role that science should play in the modern society Henry Neville s The Isle of Pines 1668 , a precursor of Defoe s Robinson Crusoe, engages with some of the sexual, racial, and colonialist anxieties of the end of the early modern period Together these texts illustrate the diversity of the early modern utopian imagination, as well as the different purposes to which it could be put ABOUT THE SERIES For over 100 years Oxford World s Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe Each affordable volume reflects Oxford s commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up to date bibliographies for further study, and much .
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