Erewhon by Samuel Butler

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Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons in Toronto .

Written in English

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Gift; Mason, David; 2007;

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StatementSamuel Butler.
The Physical Object
Pagination256 p.
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22750880M

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In 2/5(1). Erewhon Book Summary and Study Guide. Samuel Butler Booklist Samuel Butler Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Erewhon; The Narrator of Samuel Butler's Erewhon (nowhere spelled backwards) finds himself lost in some nameless tropical country he is exporing when he comes across a very European-like society previously unknown in the.

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EREWHON BOOKS is a new independent speculative fiction publisher focusing on high quality novel-length works of science fiction, fantasy, horror, and other fantastical subgenres and other works of interest to SF&F readers.

Its name is derived from the satirical novel Erewhon by Samuel Butler. In the novel, Erewhon (an anagram of “nowhere”) is a utopia in which individuals are responsible for their own health. Still a small chain with just 6 stores, the brand has been compared to Whole Foods Market in its beginning years.

It may be readily understood that when once Europeans set foot upon this territory they were not slow to take advantage of its capabilities. Sheep and cattle were introduced, and bred with extreme rapidity; men took up their 50, oracres of country, going inland one behind the other, till in a few years there was not an acre between the sea and the front ranges which was not taken.

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Inspired by Samuel Butler’s years in colonial New Zealand and by his reading of Darwin’s Origin of Species, Erewhon is a highly original, irreverent and humorous satire on conventional virtues, religious hypocrisy and. Erewhon RevisitedTwenty Years Later, Both by the Original Discoverer of the Country and by His Son by Samuel ButlerSamuel Butler's Erewhon Revisited is a satirical sequel to his highly successful Erewhon.

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Samuel Butler (4 December – 18 June ) was the iconoclastic English author of the Utopian satirical novel Erewhon () and the semi-autobiographical Bildungsroman The Way of All Flesh, published posthumously in Both have remained in print ever since.

In other studies he examined Christian orthodoxy, evolutionary thought, and Italian art, and made prose translations of the Born: 4 DecemberLangar, Nottinghamshire, England.

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“Erewhon” was not an organic whole, “Erewhon Revisited” may fairly claim to be one. Nevertheless, though in literary workmanship I do not doubt that this last-named book is an improvement on the first, I shall be agreeably surprised if I am not told that “Erewhon,” with all its faults, is the better reading of the two.

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Book I of Utopia, a dialogue, presents a perceptive analysis of contemporary social, economic, and moral ills in England. Book II is a narrative describing a country run according to the ideals of the English humanists, where poverty, crime, injustice, and other ills do not exist.

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