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Edwin Abbott Abbott, English schoolmaster and theologian, is best known as the author of the mathematical satire and religious allegory Flatland (1884): A Romance of Many Dimensions which describes a two-dimensional world and explores the nature of dimensions. It has often been categorized as science fiction although it could more accurately be called "math fiction". With the advent of modern science fiction from the 1950s to present day, Flatland has seen a revival in popularity, especially among science fiction and cyberpunk fans. Many works have have been inspired by the novella, including novel sequels, short films, and a feature film called Flatland....
 
 
Edwin Abbott Abbott, English schoolmaster and theologian, is best known as the author of the mathematical satire and religious allegory Flatland (1884): A Romance of Many Dimensions which describes a two-dimensional world and explores the nature of dimensions. It has often been categorized as science fiction although it could more accurately be called "math fiction". With the advent of modern science fiction from the 1950s to present day, Flatland has seen a revival in popularity, especially among science fiction and cyberpunk fans. Many works have have been inspired by the novella, including novel sequels, short films, and a feature film called Flatland....

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