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An edition of Flatland (1884)

Flatland

A Romance of Many Dimensions (Dover Thrift Editions)

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An edition of Flatland (1884)

Flatland

A Romance of Many Dimensions (Dover Thrift Editions)

Unabridged edition
  • 3.74 ·
  • 61 Ratings
  • 265 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading
  • 83 Have read
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Publisher
Dover Publications
Language
English
Pages
96

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Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions, though written in 1884, is still considered useful in thinking about multiple dimensions. It is also seen as a satirical depiction of Victorian society and its hierarchies. A square, who is a resident of the two-dimensional Flatland, dreams of the one-dimensional Lineland. He attempts to convince the monarch of Lineland of the possibility of another dimension, but the monarch cannot see outside the line. The square is then visited himself by a Sphere from three-dimensional Spaceland, who must show the square Spaceland before he can conceive it. As more dimensions enter the scene, the story's discussion of fixed thought and the kind of inhuman action which accompanies it intensifies.

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Edition Availability
Cover of: Flatland
Cover of: Flatland
Flatland
2018, Standard Ebooks
in English
Cover of: Flatland
Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions
2008-10-12, LibriVox
Digital Audio in English
Cover of: Flatland
Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions (Dover Thrift Editions)
March 26, 2007, Dover Publications
Paperback in English - Unabridged edition
Cover of: Flatland
Flatland: a romance of many dimensions
2005, Signet Classics
in English
Cover of: Planolândia
Planolândia: um romance de muitas dimensões
2002, Conrad Livros
Cover of: Planilandia
Planilandia: Una novela de muchas dimensiones
September 1999, José J. de Olañeta
Paperback in Spanish
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Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions
April 1991, Princeton University Press
Trade Paperback in English
Cover of: Flatlandia
Flatlandia: Racconto fantastico a più dimensioni
1990, Adelphi
in Italian
Cover of: Flatland
Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions by A. Square
June 2, 1987, Penguin (Non-Classics)
Trade Paperback in English
Cover of: Flatland, by A. Square
Cover of: Flatland
Flatland
1884, Bibliolis
in English

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The Physical Object

Format
Paperback
Number of pages
96
Dimensions
8.1 x 5.1 x 0.4 inches
Weight
2.4 ounces

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL7636705M
ISBN 10
048627263X
ISBN 13
9780486272634
Library Thing
8292
Goodreads
433567
Original languages
English

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