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The New Atlantis

by Sir Francis Bacon

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The New Atlantis is Sir Francis Bacon's creation of an ideal land where its citizens uphold the common qualities of "generosity and enlightenment, dignity and splendor, piety and public spirit." This short 1627 utopian novel depicts the land of Bensalem, discovered by a European ship after becoming lost somewhere to the west of Peru. One of the crew narrates their look at the island's customs and institutions, especially their impressive culture of science and research.


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Publisher: Duke Classics

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  • ISBN: 9781620112410
  • Release date: February 20, 2012

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  • ISBN: 9781620112410
  • File size: 217 KB
  • Release date: February 20, 2012

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  • ISBN: 9781620112410
  • File size: 216 KB
  • Release date: February 20, 2012

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The New Atlantis is Sir Francis Bacon's creation of an ideal land where its citizens uphold the common qualities of "generosity and enlightenment, dignity and splendor, piety and public spirit." This short 1627 utopian novel depicts the land of Bensalem, discovered by a European ship after becoming lost somewhere to the west of Peru. One of the crew narrates their look at the island's customs and institutions, especially their impressive culture of science and research.


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  • Details

    Publisher:
    Duke Classics

    OverDrive Read
    ISBN: 9781620112410
    Release date: February 20, 2012

    EPUB eBook
    ISBN: 9781620112410
    File size: 217 KB
    Release date: February 20, 2012

    Open EPUB eBook
    ISBN: 9781620112410
    File size: 216 KB
    Release date: February 20, 2012

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  • Formats
    OverDrive Read
    EPUB eBook
    Open EPUB eBook
  • Languages
    English