Felix Emil Held (essay date 1916)
SOURCE: "More's Utopia, Campanella's Civitas Solis, and the Christianopolis" in Christianopolis: An Ideal State of the Seventeenth Century, translated by Felix Emil Held, Oxford University Press, 1916, pp. 16-40.
[In the following excerpt, Held compares Christianopolis with other seminal Utopian works, and describes Andreae's conception of the utopian state.]
[The] chief differences between the works of More and Campanella as compared with Andreae, are not to be superficially sought in [external characteristics]…. The plan and conception of the three seem to be essentially different.
More was closely in touch with...
(The entire section is 5453 words.)