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The Cambridge Companion to Thomas More
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  • Page extent: 330 pages
  • Size: 228 x 152 mm
  • Weight: 0.66 kg

Library of Congress

  • Dewey number: 942.05/2092
  • Dewey version: 22
  • LC Classification: DA334.M8 C19 2011
  • LC Subject headings:
    • More, Thomas,--Saint,--1478-1535
    • Great Britain--History--Henry VIII, 1509-1547--Biography
    • Henry--VIII,--King of England,--1491-1547--Relations with humanists
    • Great Britain--Politics and government--1509-1547
    • England--Intellectual life--16th century

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The Cambridge Companion to Thomas More
Cambridge University Press
9780521888622 - The Cambridge Companion to Thomas More - Edited by George M. Logan
Table of Contents

Contents

Notes on contributors
xi
Preface
xv
List of abbreviations
xix
Chronology
xxi
The family tree of Thomas More
xxiv
Part I    Life, times and work
1
1         The making of a London citizen
Caroline M. Barron
3
2         Thomas More as humanist
James McConica
22
3         More's rhetoric
Elizabeth McCutcheon
46
4         More's public life
Cathy Curtis
69
5         Thomas More and the heretics: statesman or fanatic?
Richard Rex
93
6         The last years
Peter Marshall
116
Part II   Five major works
139
7         Reading Utopia
Dominic Baker-Smith
141
8         More on tyranny: The History of King Richard the Third
George M. Logan
168
9         ‘The comen knowen multytude of crysten men’: A Dialogue Concerning Heresies and the defence of Christendom
Eamon Duffy
191
10        ‘In stede of harme inestimable good’: A Dialogue of Comfort against Tribulation
Andrew W. Taylor
216
11        The lessons of Gethsemane: De Tristitia Christi
Katherine Gardiner Rodgers
239
Part III  Reception
263
12        Afterlives
Anne Lake Prescott
265
Foundational resources for More studies
288
Index
292



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