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Erewhon (Wordsworth Collection) by Samuel Butler

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Published by NTC/Contemporary Publishing Company .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • 19th century fiction,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • Fiction,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Classics

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8978640M
ISBN 101853262846
ISBN 109781853262845
OCLC/WorldCa35236246

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Erewhon is an interesting and original attempt to examine Western culture of late nineteen-early twentieth century using a device of reporting impressions of an imaginary civilization. In more than one way it is similar to Gulliver's by: Erewhon, as a satire and/or essay, is interesting and has some thought provoking ideas. Erewhon as a novel has a fairly thin but still interesting plot line in an intriguing environment. Unfortunately, meshing the two of these together makes for a difficult book to swallow at times/5. Erewhon Silverlake Santa Monica Blvd Los Angeles, CA Opening summer Corporate Office E 11 Th Street Los Angeles CA Gift Cards. Give the gift of Erewhon to raise awareness of the products you love. Purchase a Gift Card. Erewhon Catering. Super impressed. Erewhon is a novel by Samuel Butler first published in The title references the name of a country that is supposedly discovered by the protagonist. The exact location of Erewhon is never revealed. Butler was attempting to be clever by spelling the word ‘nowhere’ backward, although some of the letters are out of place.

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