The following is a non-exhaustive list of some critical links to other websites with articles, essays, etc. about Flatland.
A Cube Fall Through Flatland . Three interesting and short animations of a cube falling and intersecting a plane: the cube passing through a plane square face first, the cube passing through Flatland edge first, and the third is the cube passing though a plane corner first. What the Flatlanders will see?
Time travel in Flatland? Short animations about the space-time physics.
http://www.flatlandthemovie.com/ A movie version based on Flatland.
The Fourth Dimension As Seen From Flatland : "The very fact that the main character was prosecuted and imprisoned for telling his people that he saw a three dimensional being, make us remind that sometimes, even today, people can be prosecuted and punished for just thinking "outside the box", which in terms of the Flatlanders is the equivalent to say that one spoke with a being from the fourth dimension". E. Perez.
Flatland : "As a satire, Flatland offered pointed observations on the social hierarchy of Victorian culture. However, the novella's more enduring contribution is its examination of dimensions". Excerpt from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
How To View A Flatland Painting : "Many years: "Many years ago, the acclaimed Flatland painter A. Cubist painted ‘Still Life of an Empty Square Room’ ... Flatland art historians know that A. Cubist painted this picture using linear perspective, so from his perspective the finished canvas looked identical to his view of the room from that position. ..." Mark D. Schlatter: Department of Mathematics
Centenary College of Louisiana. The Fourth Dimension And The Theology of Edwin Abbott Abbott : "Edwin Abbott Abbott wrote my favorite book, Flatland. Since it first appeared in 1884, it has been read by many generations of students, most often because, as was the case with me, it was suggested by a teacher who wanted to challenge a class to go beyond restricted ways of thinking." Thomas F. Banchoff, Brown University
Neglected Literature: Flatland a shame that the wonderful book that is Flatland is primarily appreciated by mathematicians and physicists and virtually unknown among those who read and study literature." J. Max Wilson.
Flatland, the Fourth Dimension And Our Imagination . "We always have to realize that when it comes to the unthinkable, in this world of multiple dimensions, everything is possible. Everything." Tet Chua.
Alice In Flatland : A long Pythagorean/irrational poem by Jim Andrews
Escaping Flatland Sculptures . "Ten large stainless steel pieces in the landscape generate many views and painted color fields as the sun moves across the sky and the season changes." By Edward Tufte
The Original Flatland Role Playing Game : "Flatlanders see everything as horizontal lines of varying degree of brightness; the closer and more alive the brighter. Since they can't see over” (“up” has no meaning except as a geographical dimension equivalent to North) or past any solid object, it is difficult for Flatlanders to discern the precise shape of objects; they must measure angles and infer the parts they can't see or feel." By Marcus L. Rowland.
Publication History of Flatland : An online exhibition of nearly 50 book covers of Flatland editions since its first edition in 1884. Many are cover images of foreign languages such as: German, Spanish, Finnish, French, Russian, etc.
Flatweb: Flatland And The Man Who Wrote It . Pictures of many book covers of Flatland editions. A project of the Mathematics Department, Brown University.
Flatland Edición Online En Español : Spanish online translation of Flatland.
Audio Edition . Abridged Audiobook.
Flatland: A Romance Of Many Dimensions . LibriVox: free audiobooks.
Flatland In Other formats : FlipBook, DjVu, Txt.
This book is a must-read for every body interested in the higher and lower dimensions. Want to know what is the 4-th dimension? Want to know what could happen to a being from the 4-dimension when trying to communicate with people from lower dimensions like us?