Sir Thomas More: or, Colloquies on the Progress and Prospects of Society, by Robert Southey

Sir Thomas More: or, Colloquies on the Progress and Prospects of Society, by Robert Southey

by Tom Duggett, Tim Fulford

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First Published in 2017. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an Informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781351589048
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/06/2018
Series: The Pickering Masters
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 400
File size: 6 MB

About the Author

Dr Tom Duggett is Associate Professor in English Literature at Xi'an Jiaotong - Liverpool University, Suzhou, China.

Table of Contents

Volume I

List of Illustrations



Robert Southey: A Selective Chronology 1808-1843

List of Abbreviations


Progress and Prospects: Colloquies and Romantic History

The Social Context: Southey and Robert Owen

Origins and Composition

Publication and Reception

This Edition

Note on the text and editorial procedures

Sir Thomas More; or, Colloquies on the Progress and Prospects of Society (1829)

Volume I



I. Introduction

II. The Improvement Of The World

III. The Druidical Stones.—Visitations Of Pestilence

IV. Feudal Slavery.—Growth Of Pauperism

V. Decay of the Feudal System.—Edward VI.—Alfred

VI. Walla Crag.—Owen Of Lanark

VII. The Manufacturing System.—Part II.

VIII. Steam.—War.—Prospects Of Europe

IX. Derwentwater.—Catholic Emancipation.—Ireland

Volume II

X. Crosthwaite Church.—St. Kentigern.—Part II.—The Reformation.—Dissenters.—Methodists

XI. Infidelity.—Church Establishment

XII. Blencathra.—Threlkeld Tarn.—The Cliffords.—Part II.—Privileged Orders.—The American Governments

XIII. The River Greta.—Trade.—Population.—Colonies.

XIV. The Library

XV. The Conclusion


Notes and Illustrations

Volume II

Editorial Notes

Appendix A: Reviews of Colloquies

Appendix B: A note on ‘Montesinos’, Southey’s name in Colloquies

Appendix C: Southey’s sources for Colloquies (edited from the Sale Catalogue of his library)


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