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The Resource A daughter's love : Thomas More and his dearest Meg, John Guy

A daughter's love : Thomas More and his dearest Meg, John Guy

Label
A daughter's love : Thomas More and his dearest Meg
Title
A daughter's love
Title remainder
Thomas More and his dearest Meg
Statement of responsibility
John Guy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
With the novelistic vividness that made his National Book Critics Circle Award finalist "Queen of Scots" "a pure pleasure to read" ("Washington Post BookWorld"), Guy brings to life Thomas More and his daughter Margaret, who played a critical role in safeguarding his legacy
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
A daughter's love : Thomas More and his dearest Meg, John Guy
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published as: A daughter's love : Thomas & Margaret More. London : Fourth Estate, 2008
  • Map on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [329]-364) and index
Contents
Margaret's world -- A child is born -- Family matters -- Rites of passage -- Enter Alice -- A go-between -- An absent father -- Coming of age -- Thomas's world -- Speaking in tongues -- Speaking out -- The limits of reason -- Alternative utopias -- Convulsions in Christendom -- A utopian dilemma -- The ropers -- Shifting sands -- Heaven in Chelsea -- 'Our father" -- The devil makes work -- Illusion of reality -- Thomas's challenge -- 'Fate we must obey' -- Grappling with the devil -- The press of suitors -- Resignation -- Two against a tyrant -- A knock at the door -- The heart of the matter -- Fighting back -- 'Merrily in heaven' -- Telling the story
Control code
231588340
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiv, 378 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780618499151
Lccn
2008034932
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)231588340
  • (OCoLC)ocn231588340
Label
A daughter's love : Thomas More and his dearest Meg, John Guy
Publication
Note
  • Originally published as: A daughter's love : Thomas & Margaret More. London : Fourth Estate, 2008
  • Map on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [329]-364) and index
Contents
Margaret's world -- A child is born -- Family matters -- Rites of passage -- Enter Alice -- A go-between -- An absent father -- Coming of age -- Thomas's world -- Speaking in tongues -- Speaking out -- The limits of reason -- Alternative utopias -- Convulsions in Christendom -- A utopian dilemma -- The ropers -- Shifting sands -- Heaven in Chelsea -- 'Our father" -- The devil makes work -- Illusion of reality -- Thomas's challenge -- 'Fate we must obey' -- Grappling with the devil -- The press of suitors -- Resignation -- Two against a tyrant -- A knock at the door -- The heart of the matter -- Fighting back -- 'Merrily in heaven' -- Telling the story
Control code
231588340
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiv, 378 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780618499151
Lccn
2008034932
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)231588340
  • (OCoLC)ocn231588340

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