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Flatland is a satirical piece of fiction published in 1984. It was written by Edwin Abbott Abbott (Theologian and English Schoolmaster), who inte… Read More
Flatland is a satirical piece of fiction published in 1984. It was written by Edwin Abbott Abbott (Theologian and English Schoolmaster), who intended for the novel to be a social commentary on the class hierarchy of Victorian culture. However, the true crux of the story is its introduction of the possibilities of dimensions beyond our present universe and the prospects of the existence of other worlds. This Infographic serves as a fictional visualisation of the incredible world that Abbot has crafted that will hopefully aid in reader understanding of the book and it’s many implications. The entire body of text has been overlain over a digitally crafted visual of the world portrayed in the book. Descriptions of Abbott's fantastical environment have been highlighted in yellow and connected to the images they pertain to through an intricate network of lines. Read Less
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Dimensions 48 x 48 Inches
Completed: May 2013
 
 
Flatland is a satirical piece of fiction published in 1984. It was written by Edwin Abbott Abbott (Theologian and English Schoolmaster), who intended for the novel to be a social commentary on the class hierarchy of Victorian culture. However, the true crux of the story is its introduction of the possibilities of dimensions beyond our present universe and the prospects of the existence of other worlds. This Infographic serves as a fictional visualisation of the incredible world that Abbot has crafted that will hopefully aid in reader understanding of the book and it’s many implications.

The entire body of text has been overlain over a digitally crafted visual of the world portrayed in the book. Descriptions of Abbott's fantastical environment have been highlighted in yellow and connected to the images they pertain to through an intricate network of lines
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