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The Renaissance Utopia: Dialogue, Travel and the Ideal Society

Chloë Houston
Format
Book
Published
Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT, USA : Ashgate, [2014]
Language
English
ISBN
9781472425034, 1472425030, 9781472425041 (ebook), 9781472425058 (epub)
Contents
  • Introduction: The utopian mode in dialogue
  • Copious discourse: utopia and dialogue
  • "Godly conversation": The reformation of utopia
  • "It is the man who speaks with God who knows more": education and the decline of dialogue in Christianopolis and the city of the sun
  • "Private conference" and "public affairs": natural philosophy, dialogue and the ideal society in New Atlantis
  • "Counsel and endevors": millennium and reform in the 1640s
  • "Instructive discourses": the proliferation and rejection of utopia in the 1640s and beyond.
Description
190 pages ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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