The Resource Flatland : A Romance of Many Dimensions., Edwin A Abbott, (downloadable audiobook)

Flatland : A Romance of Many Dimensions., Edwin A Abbott, (downloadable audiobook)

Label
Flatland : A Romance of Many Dimensions.
Title
Flatland
Title remainder
A Romance of Many Dimensions.
Statement of responsibility
Edwin A Abbott
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As a satire, Flatland offered pointed observations on the social hierarchy of Victorian culture. However, the novella's more enduring contribution is its examination of dimensions; in a foreword to one of the many publications of the novella, noted science writer Isaac Asimov described Flatland as "the best introduction one can find into the manner of perceiving dimensions." As such, the novella is still popular amongst mathematics, physics, and computer science students.The story is about a two-dimensional world referred to as Flatland. All existence is limited to length and breadth in Flatland, its inhabitants unable even to imagine a third dimension. The amiable narrator, A Square, provides an overview of this fantastic world—-its physics and metaphysics, its history, customs, and religious beliefs. But when a strange visitor mysteriously appears and transports the incredulous Flatlander to Spaceland, a land of three dimensions, his worldview is forever shattered
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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Abbott, Edwin A
PerformerNote
Narrator: James Langton
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Langton, James
  • OverDrive, Inc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fiction
  • Classic Literature
  • Fantasy
Target audience
adult
Label
Flatland : A Romance of Many Dimensions., Edwin A Abbott, (downloadable audiobook)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=287513
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
A1F93998-AEB1-4562-9C5D-ECEDA2243B6D
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781400195480
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
A1F93998-AEB1-4562-9C5D-ECEDA2243B6D
System details
  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Flatland : A Romance of Many Dimensions., Edwin A Abbott, (downloadable audiobook)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=287513
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
A1F93998-AEB1-4562-9C5D-ECEDA2243B6D
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781400195480
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
A1F93998-AEB1-4562-9C5D-ECEDA2243B6D
System details
  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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