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More's Utopia and Utopian Literature (Cliffs Notes) - Study Notes

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Classic literature or modern modern-day treasure — you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

Synopsis:

The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format.

In CliffsNotes on Utopia & Utopian Literature, you discover the Utopian movement that Thomas More helped usher in with his complex work, Utopia. In the book, More tells of a debate between three characters (himself being one of the characters) on how 16th-century society can be improved to eliminate the corruptions and inequities of life.

Summaries and commentaries take you through the book, and critical essays help you understand the Utopian theme and the impact of Utopia on literature. Other features that help you study include

  • A section on the life and background of Thomas More
  • A section on the historical background of the book
  • Critical essays on the composition of Utopia and how the book relates to Communism
  • Review questions and essay topics
  • A selected bibliography

Classic literature or modern modern-day treasure — you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

Synopsis:

Explore the major themes of utopian literature - starting with Plato and impacting writers ranging from Shakespeare to Jonathan Swift - describing societies ruled by collective reason rather than individualism. While remaining broad, this guide also focuses in on the novel that gave credence to the genre, "Utopia, Thomas More's tale that has captivated writers, readers, and philosophers for five centuries. What's more, the guide also covers anti-utopian literature, dealing with works such as Orwell's "1984, Huxleys' "Brave New World, and Butler's "Erewhon.

Table of Contents

Life of Sir Thomas More.

Historical Background.

The Utopian Theme.

Utopian Literature Before More.

Utopian Literature After More.

Anti-Utopias.

Publication Data for Utopia.

A Brief Synopsis.

Summaries and Commentaries.

Book 1.

Book 2.

The Composition of Utopia.

Utopia and Communism.

Review Questions and Essay Topics.

Selected Bibliography.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780822013181
Author:
Priest, Harold M
Publisher:
Cliffs Notes
Author:
Priest, Harold M.
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General
Subject:
Religious
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History
Subject:
Novels and novellas
Subject:
Book Notes
Subject:
Utopias
Subject:
More, thomas, sir, saint, 1478-1535
Subject:
More, Thomas
Subject:
History
Subject:
Political Science-General
Subject:
Literary Criticism-General
Subject:
Study Aids-Book Notes
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Political Science : General
Subject:
Study Aids : Book Notes
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Subject:
Literature (Cliffs Notes)
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20070831
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
207.2 x 134.6 x 5 mm 2.4 oz

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Product details 64 pages Cliffs Notes - English 9780822013181 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Classic literature or modern modern-day treasure — you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.
"Synopsis" by , The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format.

In CliffsNotes on Utopia & Utopian Literature, you discover the Utopian movement that Thomas More helped usher in with his complex work, Utopia. In the book, More tells of a debate between three characters (himself being one of the characters) on how 16th-century society can be improved to eliminate the corruptions and inequities of life.

Summaries and commentaries take you through the book, and critical essays help you understand the Utopian theme and the impact of Utopia on literature. Other features that help you study include

  • A section on the life and background of Thomas More
  • A section on the historical background of the book
  • Critical essays on the composition of Utopia and how the book relates to Communism
  • Review questions and essay topics
  • A selected bibliography

Classic literature or modern modern-day treasure — you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

"Synopsis" by , Explore the major themes of utopian literature - starting with Plato and impacting writers ranging from Shakespeare to Jonathan Swift - describing societies ruled by collective reason rather than individualism. While remaining broad, this guide also focuses in on the novel that gave credence to the genre, "Utopia, Thomas More's tale that has captivated writers, readers, and philosophers for five centuries. What's more, the guide also covers anti-utopian literature, dealing with works such as Orwell's "1984, Huxleys' "Brave New World, and Butler's "Erewhon.
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