ISBN-10:
0674885252
ISBN-13:
9780674885257
Pub. Date:
03/15/1999
Publisher:
Harvard
Thomas More: A Biography / Edition 1

Thomas More: A Biography / Edition 1

by Richard Marius
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Overview

Over the centuries, biographers of Thomas More have always praised him and made him an example for their own times. He was a man for all seasons. This Tudor prelate and Lord Chancellor of England shared human qualities identifiable in all ages—pride, love, ambition, generosity, hypocrisy, and greed. He was less than common because he was witty and a great storyteller—the best between Chaucer and Shakespeare. Truly, he was a Renaissance man with the contradictions such praise imposes on a towering figure. In Richard Marius's authoritative and engaging portrait, Sir Thomas More, the martyr and brilliant public figure, is a lesson for our season.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780674885257
Publisher: Harvard
Publication date: 03/15/1999
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 562
Sales rank: 786,500
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.31(d)

About the Author

Richard Marius was a historian, novelist, playwright, and a member of the Harvard faculty.

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