Flatland | Literature Criticism Critical Review by Frank V. Morley

This literature criticism consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis & critique of Flatland.
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Critical Review by Frank V. Morley

SOURCE: Morley, Frank V. “An Engaging Fable.” Saturday Review of Literature 3, no. 14 (30 October 1926): 354.

In the following review, Morley finds the 1926 reissue of Flatland to be a pleasant read but not “in the stream of serious thought.”

Dr. Abbott was out for fun when he wrote his friendly little geometrical romance, and it is good to see that the old wine is no worse for its new bottle. It is still a pleasant tonic, and an excellent stimulant for boys. Hitherto, only a few have enjoyed Flatland. It is now a pleasure in store for many.

Yet there is oddity in its reappearance at this time. The obvious reason for republishing is that in recent years we have waked up to the importance of what is loosely called “the...

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