Flatland: a romance of many dimensions

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Combines two fantasy novels that explore the nature of the universe from nineteenth- and twentieth-century perspectives. "Flatland" explores geometric thinking focusing on the fourth dimension. "Sphereland" takes into account Einstein's breakthrough view of the universe as curved and considers a curved and expanding world.
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subject_facet Expanding universe, Fourth dimension, Fourth dimension -- Fiction, Geometry, Logic, Mathematics -- Fiction, Satire, Science fiction, Sphere, Upside-down books -- Specimens
title_display Flatland : a romance of many dimensions
title_full Flatland : a romance of many dimensions / Edwin A. Abbott ; illustrated by the author ; with an introduction by Banesh Hoffmann, Flatland : a romance of many dimensions / illustrations by the author, A. Square (Edwin A. Abbott) ; foreword by Isaac Asimov. Sphereland : a fantasy about curved spaces and an expanding universe / by Dionys Burger ; translated from the Dutch by Cornelie J. Rheinboldt, Flatland : a romance of many dimensions [electronic resource] / Edwin A. Abbott, Flatland : a romance of many dimensions [electronic resource] / Edwin Abbott, Flatland : a romance of many dimensions [electronic resource] Abbott, Edwin Abbott, 1838-1926.
title_short Flatland :
title_sub a romance of many dimensions
topic_facet Expanding universe, Fourth dimension, Geometry, Logic, Mathematics, Satire, Science fiction, Sphere, Upside-down books