Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions
Classic of science (and mathematical) fiction — charmingly illustrated by author — describes the journeys of A. Square and his adventures in Spaceland (three dimensions), Lineland (one dimension) and Pointland (no dimensions). A. Square also entertains thoughts of visiting a land of four... show more
Classic of science (and mathematical) fiction — charmingly illustrated by author — describes the journeys of A. Square and his adventures in Spaceland (three dimensions), Lineland (one dimension) and Pointland (no dimensions). A. Square also entertains thoughts of visiting a land of four dimensions — a revolutionary idea for which he is banished from Spaceland.
Publish date: September 21st 1992
Publisher: Dover Publications, Inc.
Pages no: 83
Edition language: English
Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, European Literature
, British Literature
, 19th Century
Un colto quadrato ci racconta che nel bidimensionale universo mondo della Flatlandia le donne sono linee rette, i soldati e gli operai delle classi inferiori triangoli con base variabile; quando la loro base misura meno di un terzo di centimetro, i loro vertici sono così acuminati che è difficile di...
Maybe you will all know the substantial plot of this novel, but I'll say it for eventual isolated cases. Flatland is an alternative world in two dimensions, populated by flat geometric figures. The main character tell us of the features of this world and "people": the gerarchic society, some habits ...
Victorian social satire meets fourth-dimensional geometry! Told from the perspective of a rather ordinary Square living in a strictly regimented two-dimensional world, Flatland offers myriad existential and mathematical challenges for even the sharpest mind. When a visiting Sphere from the third dim...
IntroductionSuggestions for Further ReadingPreface to the Second and Revised Edition, 1884--Flatland
Cute satire. Narrator, square, attorney, describes his 2D setting, visits 0D, 1D, & 3D settings, and dreams of 4D, 5D, &c. We find that the 2D world has a "remote and backward agricultural district [wherein] an antiquarian may still discover a square house," which is perfectly suggestive that, ev...
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