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Серия: Dover Thrift Editions
ISBN: 0-486-27263-X
Издательство: Dover Publications, Inc.
Год издания: 2003
Страниц: 96
This masterpiece of science (and mathematical) fiction is a delightfully unique and highly entertaining satire that has charmed readers for more than 100 years. The work of English clergyman, educator and Shakespearean scholar Edwin A.Abbott (1838-1926), it describes the journeys of A.Square, a mathematician and resident of the two-dimensional Flatland, where women - thin, straight lines - are the lowliest of shapes, and where men may have any number of sides, depending on their social status. Through strange occurrences that bring him into contact with a host of geometric forms, Square has adventures in Spaceland (three dimensions), Lineland (one dimension) and Pointland (no dimensions) and ultimately entertains thoughts of visiting a land of four dimensions - a revolutionary idea for which he is returned to his two-dimensional world. Charmingly illustrated by the author, `Flatland` is not only fascinating reading, it is still a first-rate fictional introduction to the...