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The Cambridge Companion to Thomas More

by George M. Logan

This Companion offers a comprehensive introduction to the life and work of a major figure of the modern world. Combining breadth of coverage with depth, the book opens with essays on More's family, early life and education, his literary humanism, virtuoso rhetoric, illustrious public career and ferocious opposition to emergent Protestantism, and his fall from power, incarceration, trial and execution. These chapters are followed by in-depth studies of five of More's major works - Utopia, The History of King Richard the Third, A Dialogue Concerning Heresies, A Dialogue of Comfort against Tribulation and De Tristitia Christi - and a final essay on the varied responses to the man and his writings in his own and subsequent centuries. The volume provides an accessible overview of this fascinating figure to students and other interested readers, whilst also presenting, and in many areas extending, the most important modern scholarship on him.

Norton Anthology of English Literature: The Major Authors (Ninth Edition)

by Stephen Greenblatt Jahan Ramazani M. H. Abrams Jon Stallworthy James Simpson Catherine Robson George M. Logan James Noggle Jack Stillinger Carol T. Christ Alfred David Barbara K. Lewalski Lawrence Lipking Deidre Shauna Lynch Katharine Eisaman Maus

The main goal of this book is to bring together literary works of enduring value and to make them accessible, comprehensible, and pleasurable to a wide range of readers.

The Norton Anthology of English Literature: The Twentieth Century and After

by Stephen Greenblatt Jahan Ramazani M. H. Abrams Jon Stallworthy Greenblatt James Simpson Catherine Robson George M. Logan James Noggle Jack Stillinger Carol T. Christ Alfred David Barbara K. Lewalski Lawrence Lipking Deidre Shauna Lynch Katharine Eisaman Maus

The Ninth Edition offers more complete works and more teachable groupings than ever before, the apparatus you trust, and a new, free Supplemental Ebook with more than 1,000 additional texts. Read by more than 8 million students, The Norton Anthology of English Literature sets the standard and remains an unmatched value.

The Norton Anthology of English Literature: The Victorian Age

by Stephen Greenblatt Jahan Ramazani M. H. Abrams Jon Stallworthy James Simpson Catherine Robson George M. Logan James Noggle Jack Stillinger Carol T. Christ Alfred David Barbara K. Lewalski Lawrence Lipking Deidre Shauna Lynch Katharine Eisaman Maus

The Ninth Edition offers more complete works and more teachable groupings than ever before, the apparatus you trust, and a new, free Supplemental Ebook with more than 1,000 additional texts. Read by more than 8 million students, The Norton Anthology of English Literature sets the standard and remains an unmatched value.

The Norton Anthology of English Literature, Volume 1 (9th Edition)

by Stephen Greenblatt Jahan Ramazani M. H. Abrams Jon Stallworthy James Simpson Catherine Robson George M. Logan James Noggle Jack Stillinger Carol T. Christ Alfred David Barbara K. Lewalski Lawrence Lipking Deidre Shauna Lynch Katharine Eisaman Maus

The Ninth Edition offers more complete works and more teachable groupings than ever before, the apparatus you trust, and a new, free Supplemental Ebook with more than 1,000 additional texts. Read by more than 8 million students, The Norton Anthology of English Literature sets the standard and remains an unmatched value.

The Norton Anthology of English Literature, Volume 2 (9th Edition)

by Stephen Greenblatt Jahan Ramazani M. H. Abrams Jon Stallworthy James Simpson Catherine Robson George M. Logan James Noggle Jack Stillinger Carol T. Christ Alfred David Barbara K. Lewalski Lawrence Lipking Deidre Shauna Lynch Katharine Eisaman Maus

The Ninth Edition offers more complete works and more teachable groupings than ever before, the apparatus you trust, and a new, free Supplemental Ebook with more than 1,000 additional texts. Read by more than 8 million students, The Norton Anthology of English Literature sets the standard and remains an unmatched value.

Utopia

by Thomas More Robert M. Adams George M. Logan

Inspiring, provocative, prophetic, and enigmatic, Utopia is the literary masterpiece of a visionary statesman and one of the most influential books of the modern world. Based on Thomas More's penetrating analysis of the folly and tragedy of the politics of his time and all times, Utopia (1516) is a seedbed of alternative political institutions and a perennially challenging exploration of the possibilities and limitations of political action. This Norton Critical Edition is built on the translation that Robert M. Adams created for it in 1975. For the Third Edition, George M. Logan has carefully revised the translation, improving its accuracy while preserving the grace and verve that have made it the most highly regarded modern rendering of More's Renaissance Latin work. "Backgrounds" includes a wide-ranging selection of the major secular and religious texts--from Plato to Amerigo Vespucci--that informed More's thinking, as well as a selection of the responses to his book by members of his own humanist circle and an account by G. R. Elton of the condition of England at the time More wrote. "Criticism" now offers a more comprehensive survey of modern scholarship, adding excerpts from seminal books by Frederic Seebohm, Karl Kautsky, and Russell Ames, as well as selections from stimulating and influential recent readings by Dominic Baker-Smith and Eric Nelson. In the final section, on "Utopia's Modern Progeny," the opening chapter of Aldous Huxley's Brave New World is now complemented by excerpts from another great work in the complex tradition of utopian and dystopian fiction, Ursula K. Le Guin's The Left Hand of Darkness. Throughout the Third Edition, the editorial apparatus has been thoroughly revised and updated. An updated Selected Bibliography is also included.

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