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Roper, William 1496-1578

Overview
Works: 148 works in 456 publications in 4 languages and 7,439 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  History  Records and correspondence  Study guides  Dictionaries  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Church history  Bibliography 
Roles: Performer, Composer, Editor
Classifications: JC143, 320.1
Publication Timeline
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Publications about  William Roper Publications about William Roper
Publications by  William Roper Publications by William Roper
posthumous Publications by William Roper, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by William Roper
With the life of More by William Roper ( )
in English and held by 1,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Utopia of Sir Thomas More ; including Roper's Life of More, and letters of More and his daughter Margaret by Thomas More ( Book )
6 editions published between 1910 and 1953 in English and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
More's original writing is presented as well as a later commentary on his work
The lyfe of Sir Thomas Moore, knighte by William Roper ( Book )
36 editions published between 1935 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The prince by Niccolò Machiavelli ( Book )
6 editions published between 1910 and 2004 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In his introduction to this new translation by Russell Price, Professor Skinner presents a lucid analysis of Machiavelli's text as a response both to the world of Florentine politics, and as an attack on the advice-books for princes published by a number of his contemporaries. This new edition includes notes on the principal events in Machiavelli's life, and on the vocabulary of The Prince, as well as biographical notes on characters in the text
The life of Sir Thomas More by William Roper ( Book )
44 editions published between 1728 and 2009 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Written by More's son-in-law, this biography is the primary source for all subsequent biographies of Sir Thomas
Lives of Saint Thomas More by William Roper ( Book )
22 editions published between 1963 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Utopia by Thomas More ( Book )
20 editions published between 1879 and 2005 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Utopia, by Sir Thomas More, is part of the <A href=http://www.barnesandnoble.com/classics/index.asp?z=y&cds2Pid=16447&sLinkPrefix>Barnes & Noble Classics</A> series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of Barnes & Noble Classics:<UL type=disc><LI style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo2; tab-stops: list .5in; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto class=MsoNormal>New introductions commissioned from today's top writers and scholars <LI style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo2; tab-stops: list .5in; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto class=MsoNormal>Biographies of the authors <LI style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo2; tab-stops: list .5in; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto class=MsoNormal>Chronologies of contemporary historical, biographical, and cultural events <LI style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo2; tab-stops: list .5in; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto class=MsoNormal>Footnotes and endnotes <LI style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo2; tab-stops: list .5in; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto class=MsoNormal>Selective discussions of imitations, parodies, poems, books, plays, paintings, operas, statuary, and films inspired by the work <LI style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo2; tab-stops: list .5in; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto class=MsoNormal>Comments by other famous authors <LI style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo2; tab-stops: list .5in; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto class=MsoNormal>Study questions to challenge the reader's viewpoints and expectations <LI style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo2; tab-stops: list .5in; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto class=MsoNormal>Bibliographies for further reading <LI style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo2; tab-stops: list .5in; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto class=MsoNormal>Indices & Glossaries, when appropriateAll editions are beautifully designed and are printed to superior specifications; some include illustrations of historical interest. Barnes & Noble Classics pulls together a constellation of influences&#151;biographical, historical, and literary&#151;to enrich each reader's understanding of these enduring works. <P style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt class=MsoNormal>One of the most influential books in the Western philosophical and literary tradition, Sir Thomas More's Utopia appeared in 1516. The formidable Henry VIII had recently assumed the throne in England, and conflicting ideas about religion were fueling the Reformation throughout Europe. A scathing satire, Utopia was hugely successful and vaulted More to the forefront of the growing humanist movement.The story of Utopia is told by a mysterious sailor named Raphael Hythloday, who travels to the New World with the Italian explorer Vespucci and remains at a fort built at the farthest point reached. From there, he discovers a strange island kingdom named Utopia, a pagan and communist city-state in which language, social customs, dress, architecture, and education are identical throughout the country's fifty-four cities. The Utopians have eliminated wealth, the nobility, and currency. Labor and goods are distributed equally and property is held in common. And there are no monasteries, alehouses, or academies to tempt a person to withdraw from society.Given More's satiric leanings and eventual execution, is Utopia simply an attack on Europe's wickedness? Or is it a philosophical tract extolling the ideal way to live? Ultimately, Utopia navigates a course between the desire to create perfection and the pragmatic understanding that perfection, given the fallibility of mankind, is impossible.<P style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt>Wayne A. Rebhorn is Celanese Centennial Professor of English at the University of Texas at Austin. He has written extensively on Renaissance literature in English, Italian, French, Spanish, and Latin, on authors from Boccaccio through More and Shakespeare down to Milton
The mirrour of vertue in worldly greatness; or, The life of Sir Thomas More, knight by William Roper ( Book )
23 editions published between 1902 and 2007 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life and death of Sir Thomas Moore ... Written by William Rooper ... To which are added from Sir Thomas's English works some letters by William Roper ( )
22 editions published between 1728 and 2005 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man of singular virtue : being a life of Sir Thomas More by his son-in-law William Roper, and a selection of More's letters by William Roper ( Book )
7 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sir Thomas More: selections from his English works and from the lives of Erasmus & Roper by Thomas More ( Book )
3 editions published in 1924 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The "Utopia" and the History of Edward v. by Thomas More ( Book )
13 editions published in 1890 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The household of Sir Thomas More by Anne Manning ( Book )
13 editions published between 1906 and 1938 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fictitious diary of Margaret More
More's Utopia by Thomas More ( Book )
13 editions published between 1879 and 1897 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life of Syr Thomas More, 1626 by William Roper ( Book )
2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Materials for the history of the church of Lancaster by William Roper ( Book )
in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Materials for the history of Lancaster by William Roper ( Book )
3 editions published in 1907 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hilltop view by Glenn Horiuchi Trio ( )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2009 and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Rooper, William, 1496-1578
Rooper, William 1498-1578
Roper, Thomas, 1496-1578
Roper, Wilhelm 1498-1578
Roperus, Guilelmus 1498-1578
Languages
English (262)
English, Middle (9)
French (1)
Latin (1)
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