First published in 1911.
|Statement||(edited by W. W. Greg).|
|Series||The Malone Society reprints|
Sir Thomas More lay unpublished as a manuscript for about two hundred years, then receiving a publication as Shakespeare in book form. The play was a collaboration between several authors, and several portions of it were subjected to censorship. The play does have some points of interest particularly in dealing with this Catholic martyr who /5(10). ‘The Book of Sir Thomas More’ is the only surviving literary manuscript in Shakespeare’s hand. Here Andrew Dickson describes how the scene Shakespeare wrote for the play contains a moving plea for the plight of immigrants. An expert on Thomas More, he is the author of numerous works including Thomas More on Statesmanship () and Thomas More: A Portrait of Courage (). Stephen W. Smith is Assistant Professor of English at Hillsdale College and is coeditor of Shakespeare's Last Plays: Readings in Literature and Politics ().5/5(4). Utopia Sir Thomas More BOOK II. THE island of Utopia is in the middle miles broad, and holds almost at the same breadth over a great part of it; but it grows narrower toward both ends. Its figure is not unlike a crescent: between its horns, the sea comes in eleven miles broad, and spreads itself into a great bay, which is environed with land to the compass of about miles, and is well.
Thomas More is known for his book Utopia and for his untimely death in , after refusing to acknowledge King Henry VIII as head of the Church of . Sir Thomas More Quotes. Four of the best book quotes from Sir Thomas More #1 “Well I believe, when statesmen forsake their own private conscience for the sake of their public duties they lead their country by a short route to chaos.”. This book is all about the fictional country called Utopia. It is a country with an 'ideal' form of communism, in which everything really does belong . More, Thomas, Sir, Saint, , Shakespeare, William, Publisher [London Printed for the Malone society by H. Hart at the Oxford University Press] Collection robarts; toronto Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor Robarts - University of Toronto Language EnglishPages:
sir thomas more book. Read 30 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Famously censored by the Master of Revels and then revised—probably /5. This banner text can have markup.. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Book One Summary: In Book One, Thomas More describes the circumstances surrounding his trip to Flanders where he has the privilege of meeting Raphael first part of Utopia chronicles the early conversations between More, Peter Giles, and three men discuss a wide range of civil, religious and philosophical issues. Today’s selection is drawn from the play The Book of Sir Thomas More, which had a half-dozen authors working on it in the late s as it made its way to production. The section below, edited from two different parts of More’s speech and omitting some of the crowd’s response, has been widely attributed by scholars to Shakespeare.