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Flatland: a romance of many dimensions

Creator/Contributor:
Abbott, Edwin Abbott, 1838-1926, creator
Description:
Flatland : A Romance of Many Dimensions is an 1884 science fiction novella by the English schoolmaster Edwin Abbott Abbott. 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.
Place Of Origin:
England
London
Publisher:
Seeley
Creation Date:
1884
Extent:
viii, 100 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Language:
English
Digital Format:
Books and documents
Subjects:
Fourth dimension
Attribution:
with illustrations by the author, A Square [i.e. E. A. Abbott].
Series:
Open Collections Program at Harvard University
Classification:
QA699 .A12 1884
Repository:
Widener Library, Harvard University
Houghton Library, Harvard University
Record ID:
990027146960203941
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/alma/990027146960203941/catalog