Erewhon


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Erewhon

inhabitants worship superficiality, unreason, inconsistency, and evasion: a lampoon of 19th-century society. [Br. Lit.: Erewhon in Haydn & Fuller, 239]

Erewhon

utopia—anagram of “nowhere.” [Br. Lit.: Erewhon]
See: Utopia
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Ava would be the unthinkable tipping point in the nightmares of the citizens of Erewhon.
That he believes this might result in a healthier culture is perhaps most evident in his early, satirical novel Erewhon wherein he depicts a society that has attempted to isolate itself geographically from the pernicious effects of a burgeoning technology.
Not unfancied that day, the daughter of Erewhon had yet to be asked for an effort but managed to get stuck behind a weakening front-runner from three furlongs out till after two furlongs out and the leaders had long flown by that point.
Segun indica su narrador, fue la lectura del "Libro de las maquinas"--fragmento de la novela Erewhon (1872), de Samuel Butler--lo que le trajo a la memoria "el relato del viaje que hizo un amigo mio a Mecanopolis, la ciudad de las maquinas" (Unamuno 124).
Apart from a mention at the time in the New Zealand News UK, a British weekly for Kiwi expatriates, it went unnoticed until 2002, when-- despite its imperfections--it provided a quirky supporting act to the serious literary stars Samuel Butler and Janet Frame in "From Erewhon to Nowhere: A Leitmotif of New Zealand Poetry?
Los textos dramaticos que nos ocupan advierten sobre los peligros del desarrollo de la inteligencia artificial, la nanotecnologia y la biogenetica, haciendose eco de los presagios expresados por Samuel Butler en su novela Erewhon (de 1872) (7) y popularizados con gran exito por Matrix (1999) de los hermanos Wachowski.
Snow particularly might seem to have taken to heart the fate of the young man in Butler's Erewhon who was sent down from college "for having written an article on a scientific subject without having made free enough use of the words 'carefully,' 'patiently,' and 'earnestly'" (212).
La libertad creadora del autor desafia constantemente las expectatis mimeticas de los lectores, ya sea que el espacio textual refiera mediante un contrato toponimico a una ciudad real como Paris, a una ciudad imaginaria como la Yonville de Madame Bovary--transfiguracion literaria de Ry, aldea cercana a Rouen--, o bien a un territorio impensable en nuestro mundo como Utopia o Erewhon (Westphal 2000).
Patio gardens T&M are to introduce a revolutionary new sweet pea called Erewhon, that has darker lower petals in mauve and upper fl1ag petals in pale pink - making it a true reverse bicolour.
Many faculty may do so and would advise librarians as Gordon Ray did in 1966; that is, to "remain librarians, not what Samuel Butler, in his vision of a mechanized future in Erewhon, calls 'machine tickling aphids'" [15].
Na verdade, a relacao com o ultimo Flaubert revela o vinculo de Borges a longa tradicao das metamorfoses da satira menipeia ou de Varrao, de que foram balizas autores tao destacados por ele, como Swift, o Samuel Butler de Erewhon, o Voltaire de Candide.