Erewhon Revisited

Twenty Years Later
Dancing Unicorn Books (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 18. November 2019
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  • 196 Seiten
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978-1-5154-4177-9 (ISBN)
'Erewhon', set in a thinly disguised New Zealand, ended with the escape of its protagonist from the native Erewhonians by balloon. In the sequel, narrated by his son John. Higgs returns to Erewhon and meets his former lover Yram, who is now the mother of his son George. He discovers that he is now worshipped as "the Sunchild". He finds himself in danger from the villainous Professors Hanky and Panky, who are determined to protect Sunchildism from him. With George's help Higgs escapes from their clutches and returns to England.
  • Englisch
  • Lanham
  • |
  • USA
  • Digitale Ausgabe
  • 2,46 MB
978-1-5154-4177-9 (9781515441779)
By Samuel Butler
  • Intro
  • Preface
  • Chapter I: Ups and Downs of Fortune-My Father Starts for Erewhon
  • Chapter II: To the Foot of the Pass into Erewhon
  • Chapter III: My Father While Camping Is Accosted by Professors Hanky and Panky
  • Chapter IV: My Father Overhears More of Hanky and Panky's Conversation
  • Chapter V: My Father Meets a Son, of Whose Existence He Was Ignorant
  • and Strikes a Bargain with Him
  • Chapter VI: Further Conversation between Father and Son-The Professors' Hoard
  • Chapter VII: Signs of the New Order of Things Catch My Father's Eye on Every Side
  • Chapter VIII: Yram, Now Mayoress, Gives a Dinner-party, In the Course of Which She Is Disquieted by What She Learns from Professor Hanky: She Sends for Her Son George and Questions Him
  • Chapter IX: Interview between Yram and Her Son
  • Chapter X: My Father, Fearing Recognition at Sunch'ston, Betakes Himself to the Neighbouring Town of Fairmead
  • Chapter XI: President Gurgoyle's Pamphlet "On the Physics of Vicarious Existence"
  • Chapter XII: George Fails to Find My Father, Whereon Yram Cautions the Professors
  • Chapter XIII: A Visit to the Provincial Deformatory at Fairmead
  • Chapter XIV: My Father Makes the Acquaintance of Mr Balmy, and Walks with Him Next Day to Sunch'ston
  • Chapter XV: The Temple Is Dedicated to My Father, and Certain Extracts Are Read from His Supposed Sayings
  • Chapter XVI: Professor Hanky Preaches a Sermon, in the Course of Which My Father Declares Himself to Be the Sunchild
  • Chapter XVII: George Takes His Father to Prison, and There Obtains Some Useful Information
  • Chapter XVIII: Yram Invites Dr. Downie and Mrs. Humdrum to Luncheon-A Passage at Arms between Her and Hanky Is Amicably Arranged
  • Chapter XIX: A Council Is Held at the Mayor's, in the Course of Which George Turns the Tables on the Professors
  • Chapter XX: Mrs. Humdrum and Dr. Downie Propose a Compromise, Which, after an Amendment by George, Is Carried nem. con.
  • Chapter XXI: Yram, on Getting Rid of Her Guests, Goes to the Prison to See My Father
  • Chapter XXII: Mainly Occupied with a Veracious Extract from a Sunch'stonian Journal
  • Chapter XXIII: My Father Is Escorted to the Mayor's House, and Is Introduced to a Future Daughter-in-Law
  • Chapter XXIV: After Dinner, Dr. Downie and the Professors Would Be Glad to Know What Is to Be Done about Sunchildism
  • Chapter XXV: George Escorts My Father to the Statues
  • the Two Then Part
  • Chapter XXVI: My Father Reaches Home, and Dies Not Long Afterwards
  • Chapter XXVII: I Meet My Brother George at the Statues, on the Top of the Pass into Erewhon
  • Chapter XXVIII: George and I Spend a Few Hours Together at the Statues, and Then Part-I Reach Home-Postscript
  • Footnote

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