Flatland, by Edwin A. Abbott

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second and Revised Edition, 1884.

Part I: This World

  1. Of the Nature of Flatland
  2. Of the Climate and Houses in Flatland
  3. Concerning the Inhabitants of Flatland
  4. Concerning the Women
  5. Of our Methods of Recognizing one another
  6. Of Recognition by Sight
  7. Concerning Irregular Figures
  8. Of the Ancient Practice of Painting
  9. Of the Universal Colour Bill
  10. Of the Suppression of the Chromatic Sedition
  11. Concerning our Priests
  12. Of the Doctrine of our Priests

Part II: Other Worlds

  1. How I had a Vision of Lineland
  2. How I vainly tried to explain the nature of Flatland
  3. Concerning a Stranger from Spaceland
  4. How the Stranger vainly endeavoured to reveal to me in words the mysteries of Spaceland
  5. How the Sphere, having in vain tried words, resorted to deeds
  6. How I came to Spaceland, and what I saw there
  7. How, though the Sphere shewed me other mysteries of Spaceland, I still desired more; and what came of it
  8. How the Sphere encouraged me in a Vision
  9. How I tried to teach the Theory of Three Dimensions to my Grandson, and with what success
  10. How I then tried to diffuse the Theory of Three Dimensions by other means, and of the result


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