Utopia (More)

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English-language translations of
Utopia (Utopia)
by Thomas More

Utopia (Libellus vere aureus, nec minus salutaris quam festivus, de optimo rei publicae statu deque nova insula Utopia) is a work of fiction and political philosophy by Thomas More (1478–1535) published in 1516 in Latin. The book is a frame narrative primarily depicting a fictional island society and its religious, social and political customs. Many aspects of More's description of Utopia are reminiscent of life in monasteries.

English-language translations of Utopia include:
  • Utopia (1551), translated by Ralph Robinson
  • Utopia (1901), translated by Gilbert Burnet