8 x 12 in
Printed book with woodcut illustrations
‘Utopia’ (from the Greek ‘ou topos’, meaning ‘no place’), as it is usually named, is Thomas More’s best-known written work. It depicts the society of a fictional island and its religious, political and social customs. More used the work as an indirect method of commenting on the political and social ideas of the day, as well as satirizing some of the failings that he saw around him.