Flatland

A Romance of Many Dimensions
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Author(s): Edwin A. Abbott
Original Publish Date: Mar 07, 2013
Product Number: EB00676941
Released: Jul 13, 2016
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781625586995
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Description

As a satire, Flatland offered pointed observations on the social hierarchy of Victorian culture. However, the novella's more enduring contribution is its examination of dimensions; in a foreword to one of the many publications of the novella, noted science writer Isaac Asimov described Flatland as "The best introduction one can find into the manner of perceiving dimensions." As such, the novella is still popular amongst mathematics, physics and computer science students. The story is about a two-dimensional world referred to as Flatland. The unnamed narrator, a humble square (the social caste of gentlemen and professionals), guides us through some of the implications of life in two dimensions. The Square has a dream about a visit to a one-dimensional world (Lineland), and attempts to convince the realm's ignorant monarch of a second dimension, but finds that it is essentially impossible to make him see outside of his eternally straight line.

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CD
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Author(s): Edwin A. Abbott
Narrator(s): Alan Munro
Product Number C02907
Released: Aug 20, 2014
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ISBN: #9781490625201
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Author(s): Edwin A. Abbott
Narrator(s): James Langton
Product Number DD18665
Released: Jan 18, 2010
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Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781400115488
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Author(s): Edwin A. Abbott
Narrator(s): Alan Munro
Product Number Z08535
Released: Aug 01, 2014
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ISBN: #9781490625195
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Author(s): Edwin A. Abbott
Genre: Classics
Product Number EB00793100
Released: Dec 02, 2019
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Publisher: Dover Publications
ISBN: #9780486110530
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Author(s): Edwin A. Abbott
Product Number EB00393151
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Penguin Classics
ISBN: #9781101212943
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Author(s): Edwin A. Abbott
Product Number EB00388332
Released: Jun 05, 2014
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Publisher: Signet
ISBN: #9781101637784
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Author(s): Edwin A. Abbott
Product Number EB00425609
Released: Jul 01, 2014
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Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: #9781453253939

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