eBook Title: Flatland
Author: EDWIN A. ABBOTT
Table of Contents:
PREFACE TO THE SECOND AND REVISED EDITION, 1884.
PART 1 - THIS WORLD
SECTION 1. -- Of the Nature of Flatland
SECTION 2. -- Of the Climate and Houses in Flatland
SECTION 3. -- Concerning the Inhabitants of Flatland
SECTION 4. -- Concerning the Women
SECTION 5. -- Of our Methods of Recognizing one another
SECTION 6. -- Of Recognition by Sight
SECTION 7. -- Concerning Irregular Figures
SECTION 8. -- Of the Ancient Practice of Painting
SECTION 9. -- Of the Universal Colour Bill
SECTION 10. -- Of the Suppression of the Chromatic Sedition
SECTION 11. -- Concerning our Priests
SECTION 12. -- Of the Doctrine of our Priests
PART II - OTHER WORLDS
SECTION 13. -- How I had a Vision of Lineland
SECTION 14. -- How I vainly tried to explain the nature of Flatland
SECTION 15. -- Concerning a Stranger from Spaceland
SECTION 16. -- How the Stranger vainly endeavoured to reveal to me in words the mysteries of Spaceland
SECTION 17. -- How the Sphere, having in vain tried words, resorted to deeds
SECTION 18. -- How I came to Spaceland, and what I saw there
SECTION 19. -- How, though the Sphere shewed me other mysteries of Spaceland, I still desire more; and what came of it
SECTION 20. -- How the Sphere encouraged me in a Vision.
SECTION 21. -- How I tried to teach the Theory of Three Dimensions to my Grandson, and with what success
SECTION 22. -- How I then tried to diffuse the Theory of Three Dimensions by other means, and of the result
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