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
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Antoci, who comes from a background in food distribution, bought the only remaining Erewhon store in the country--located in Los Angeles--back in 2011.
Migrar asi no precisa moverse de sitio, sino, justo lo contrario, no estar jamas en sitio alguno, no detener el flujo del deseo: Erewhon, palabra esoterica que significa, a la vez, el <en ninguna parte> originario, y el desplazamiento, la modificacion y recreacion del aqui-ahora (Cfr.
Only a few pages in, however, I realized that Markovits' novel is no Erewhon. It is sadly a product of our times, in which books can disguise themselves as good simply by not being totally unreadable.
I have discussed in 'From Canterbury Settlement to Erewhon' (5) the way his New Zealand experience fostered the ironic counterpoint that became Butler's characteristic literary procedure, his rapid shifts in perspective, tone, and idiom.
As a motto for my book I used a passage from Samuel Butler's book Erewhon. It not only expresses in a beautiful way the idea that we are morally good but somewhat stupid, but it also indicates where our main stupidity lies, and that we are easily swayed, by an appeal to our moral feelings, into accepting theories even when common sense might have told us to think twice before accepting them.
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Attune makes cereal brands including Peace Cereal, Erewhon and Uncle Sam, as well as granola under the Golden Temple, Sweet Home Farm and Willamette Valley Granola Co.
Attune Foods recently made a commitment to make all of its brands--which includes Attune, Erewhon Organic, Uncle Sam, Peace Cereal, Sweet Home Farm, Willamette Valley Organic Granola Company and Golden Temple--USDA Organic Certified and/or Non-GMO Project Verified by the end of 2016.
In "Brave New Worlds: Samuel Butler's Erewhon, Settler Colonialism and New Zealand Mean Time," Jenny McDonnell argues that Macaulay's New Zealander, who visits a ruined London, reveals that pre-industrial time may well be the future, and a comfortable one at that.
Best Bites that do that for you include Bob's Red Mill Old Country Style Muesli, Alpen No Sugar Added, and Erewhon Organic or Uncle Sam Skinner's Raisin Bran.
The trend to seek out "good grains" has benefited challenger brands such as Grain Berry and Post Foods-owned Erewhon. Also benefiting are better understood and more widely available "naturally functional" grains, particularly oats and convenient formats.