FLATLAND
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FLATLAND (ebook)

Editorial:
PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISBN:
9781400866649
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Epublication content package
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Preface to the Second and Revised Edition ix
Introduction xiii
Part I This World
Section
1 Of the Nature of Flatland 3
2 Of the Climate and Houses in Flatland 4
3 Concerning the Inhabitants of Flatland 6
4 Concerning the Women 8
5 Of our Methods of Recognizing one another 12
6 Of Recognition by Sight 16
7 Concerning Irregular Figures 20
8 Of the Ancient Practice of Painting 22
9 Of the Universal Colour Bill 24
10 Of the Suppression of the Chromatic Sedition 27
11 Concerning our Priests 30
12 Of the Doctrine of our Priests 32
Part II Other Worlds
13 How I had a Vision of Lineland 39
14 How in my Vision I endeavoured to explain the nature of Flatland, but could not 42
15 Concerning a Stranger from Spaceland 46
16 How the Stranger vainly endeavoured to reveal to me in words the mysteries of Spaceland 49
17 How the Sphere, having in vain tried words, resorted to deeds 55
18 How I came to Spaceland and what I saw there 57
19 How, though the Sphere showed me other mysteries of Spaceland, I still desired more; and what came of it 61
20 How the Sphere encouraged me in a Vision 66
21 How I tried to teach the Theory of Three Dimensions to my Grandson, and with what success 68
22 How I then tried to diff use the Theory of Three Dimensions by other means, and the result 70

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