Thomas More's Utopia

Thomas More's Utopia

Legendary Lands: Umberto Eco on the Greatest Maps of Imaginary Places and Why They Appeal to Us | Brain Pickings

Legendary Lands: Umberto Eco on the Greatest Maps of Imaginary Places and Why They Appeal to Us

A woodcut map of Thomas More’s Utopia, from Umberto Eco’s survey of history’s greatest imaginary lands.

Thomas More's Utopia "...for everywhere one may hear of ravenous dogs and wolves, and cruel men-eaters, but it is not so easy to find states that are well and wisely governed."

Thomas More's Utopia ".for everywhere one may hear of ravenous dogs and wolves, and cruel men-eaters, but it is not so easy to find states that are well and wisely governed.

Thomas More's Utopia

Thomas More's Utopia

Woodcut by Holbein, cover for Utopia.

Thomas More Utopia—Humanism in the Renaissance

Thomas More's Utopia was humanism in renaissance literature. How much was More influenced by the Renaissance? Like other humanists in the Renaissance, he looked to the future influenced by the past.

Thomas More's Utopia (1518)

Utopias, past and present: why Thomas More remains astonishingly radical

Front binding of 1597 edition of Sir Thomas More's 'Utopia' held by University of Glasgow Library Special Collections. by University of Glasgow Library, via Flickr

Front binding of 1597 edition of Sir Thomas More's 'Utopia' held by University of Glasgow Library Special Collections. by University of Glasgow Library, via Flickr

Utopia poster t shirt mug Sir Thomas More - this is the point where I have to reiterate that people misunderstand Utopia because they mistake the meaning for the word with the word that WE use it for because of the book.  Also in the book he mocks a friar and I have good reason to believe it is a Carmelite - which is hilarious (it's not insulting to us because the friar is not living his life)

The birth on this day February, 1478 of Sir Thomas More, English statesman and Lord Chancellor.He was executed by Henry VIII for refusing to deny Papal authority. He was canonizes by Pope Pius XI in 1935

Things From Thomas More's Utopia That Have Come True Today

Things From Thomas More's Utopia That Have Come True Today

utopia essay The purposes and powers of utopia

Thomas More's Utopia in Early Modern Europe: Paratexts and Contexts

Thomas More's Utopia in Early Modern Europe: Paratexts and Contexts

Sir Thomas More's Utopia

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Thomas More - Utopia (1516)

Suggested in 1984 Utopia (Dover Thrift Editions): Thomas More: 9780486295831

Detail of Thomas More's Utopia, 1516, the utopian alphabet, a coded symbolic…

Detail of Thomas More's Utopia, the utopian alphabet, a coded symbolic script that More invented to encrypt the letters of the Roman alphabet.

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