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Author Abbott, Edwin Abbott, 1838-1926.
Title Flatland : a romance of many dimensions / Edwin A. Abbott ; edited with an introduction and notes by Rosemary Jann.
Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2006.

Series Oxford world's classics.
Oxford world's classics.
Subject Fourth dimension -- Fiction.
Alt Name Jann, Rosemary, 1949-
Series Oxford world's classics.
Oxford world's classics.
Subject Fourth dimension -- Fiction.
Alt Name Jann, Rosemary, 1949-
Description 1 online resource (xlii, 124 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Note on the Text; Select Bibliography; A Chronology of Edwin A. Abbott; FLATLAND; Explanatory Notes.
Summary How would a creature limited to two dimensions be able to grasp the possibility of a third? In Flatland, A Square's linear world is invaded by a Sphere bringing the gospel of the third dimension. Part geometry lesson, part social satire, the novel enlarges readers' imaginations beyond the limits of our 'respective dimensional prejudices'. - ;'Upward, yet not Northward.'. How would a creature limited to two dimensions be able to grasp the possibility of a third? Edwin A. Abbott's droll and delightful 'romance of many dimensions' explores this conundrum in the experiences of his protagonist, A S.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781429487207 (electronic bk.)
1429487208 (electronic bk.)
9780191517341 (electronic bk.)
0191517348 (electronic bk.)
0192805983 (Paper)
9780192805980
OCLC # 252643812
Additional Format Print version: Abbott, Edwin Abbott, 1838-1926. Flatland. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006 9780192805980 0192805983 (DLC) 2006278847 (OCoLC)65764328