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Erewhon and Erewhon revisited, (electronic resource)

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Erewhon and Erewhon revisited
Title
Erewhon and Erewhon revisited
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Language
eng
Summary
One of Samuel Butler's most famous works, "Erewhon" is the story of a fictional country in which Butler satirizes the Victorian society of the time in which he lived. An anagram of the word "nowhere," "Erewhon" upon first impression appears to be a utopian society. However as the country is further detailed is becomes apparent that this is clearly not the case. The titular setting of the novel is loosely based on Butler's experiences as a young man working as a sheep farmer in New Zealand. The sequel, "Erewhon Revisited," was published twenty-nine years after the original. In it we discover the identity of the unnamed protagonist of the first book, who returns to "Erewhon" and upon meeting his former lover Yram, discovers that he has fathered a child with her and that now the people of Erewhon worship him as a type of deity. Along with Butler's semi-autobiographical work "The Way of All Flesh" these works are among his most highly regarded, satires in the vein of Jonathan Swift's "Gulliver Travels."
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Midwest
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1835-1902
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Butler, Samuel
Dewey number
823.8
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Modern library
Series volume
136
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  • Utopias
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Erewhon and Erewhon revisited, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11940711
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11940711
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11940711
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11940711
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Erewhon and Erewhon revisited, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11940711
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11940711
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11940711
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11940711
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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