[EPUB] (Flatland A Romance of Many Dimensions)

  • Hardcover
  • 168
  • Flatland A Romance of Many Dimensions
  • Edwin A. Abbott
  • English
  • 14 March 2019
  • 9780691136578

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Edwin A. Abbott ↠ 7 Free read Flatland A Romance of Many Dimensions characters ó 7 Isor to the filmmakers By describing the challenges the filmmakers faced in updating a Victorian mathematical allegory for a new generation and transforming it into a compelling animated story Flatland The Movie Edition makes watching the movie and reading Abbott's book even illuminating and enjoyable You'll never think about the multiple dimensions of space in the same way again Mathematics Teacher. I give it an extra star for it s originality it s uniueness The concept was genius Abbott was probably a math genius himself However as a work of literature it does not hold up well It has a shadowy similarity to Gulliver s Travels but falls well short of that Swift classic

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Flatland A Romance of Many Dimensions

Edwin A. Abbott ↠ 7 Free read Flatland A Romance of Many Dimensions characters ó 7 Rmat volume Flatland The Movie Edition includes the full text of the original novel; the screenplay of the movie; essays on the making of the movie by the writers and filmmakers producer Seth Caplan director Jeffrey Travis and director and animator Dano Johnson; color illustrations; and a new introduction by Thomas Banchoff a Brown University mathematician and Flatland authority who served as an adv. Flatland A Romance of Many Dimensions Edwin A AbbottFlatland A Romance of Many Dimensions is a satirical novella by the English schoolmaster Edwin Abbott first published in 1884 by Seeley Co of London Written pseudonymously by A Suare the book used the fictional two dimensional world of Flatland to comment on the hierarchy of Victorian culture but the novella s enduring contribution is its examination of dimensions The story describes a two dimensional world occupied by geometric figures whereof women are simple line segments while men are polygons with various numbers of sides The narrator is a suare a member of the caste of gentlemen and professionals who guides the readers through some of the implications of life in two dimensions The first half of the story goes through the practicalities of existing in a two dimensional universe as well as a history leading up to the year 1999 on the eve of the 3rd Millennium On New Year s Eve the Suare dreams about a visit to a one dimensional world Lineland inhabited by lustrous points These points are unable to see the Suare as anything other than a set of points on a line Thus the Suare attempts to convince the realm s monarch of a second dimension but is unable to do so In the end the monarch of Lineland tries to kill A Suare rather than tolerate his nonsense any further 1997 1375 195 9645512433 1388 172 9789644310799 1393 19 1387 192 9789648851366 1397 9786001927768 1884 1920 1983 27051399

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Edwin A. Abbott ↠ 7 Free read Flatland A Romance of Many Dimensions characters ó 7 Edwin Abbott's beloved mathematical adventure novel Flatland 1884 is being introduced to a whole new generation of readers and viewers through Flatland The Movie a dramatic computer animated adaptation starring Martin Sheen Kristen Bell Michael York Tony Hale and Joe Estevez This book is the companion to the movie and the ultimate edition of the classic book on which it is based A beautiful large fo. A curious little novella about a man a two dimensional world thinking literally out of the box First he explains his world in which the angles you have the higher social status you have in Flatland Circles being the highest rank He meets someone from Lineland one dimensional who is incapable of understanding Flatland and he meets Sphere from Spaceland three dimenions and he is able himself to comprehend the difference between up and North However Sphere cannot extrapolate to 4 dimensions and when the protagonist returns to Flatland and tries to explain Spaceland he is imprisoned as a heretic The text is a social criticism on the rigid thinking of hierarchal social ranks the dogmatism and often anti scientific bent of religion and also has a feminist bent to it as well A fascinating and mind bending little book that has not aged a day after almost a century and a half