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DetailsThe hero is anyone who has ever longed for escape to a better life. The time is tomorrow. The place is a Utopian America. This is the backdrop for Edward Bellamy's prophetic novel about a young Boston gentleman who is mysteriously transported from the nineteenth to the twenty-first century - from a world of war and want to a world of peace and plenty.Translated into more than twenty languages, and the most widely read novel of its time, "Looking Backward" is more than a brilliant visionary's view of the future. It is a blueprint of the "perfect society, " a guidebook that stimulated some of the greatest thinkers of our age. John Dewey, Charles Beard, and Edward Weeks, in separate surveys conducted in 1935, listed Edward Bellamy's novel as the most influential work written by an American in the preceding fifty years.ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Edward Bellamy (March 26, 1850 May 22, 1898) was an American author and socialist, most famous for his utopian novel, Looking Backward, a tale set in the distant future of the year 2000. Bellamy's vision of a harmonious future world inspired the formation of at least 165 "Nationalist Clubs" dedicated to the propagation of Bellamy's political ideas and working to make them a practical reality.
SKU Code PRK B 3267 Weight in Kg 0.1000 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9780486290386 Author Name EDWARD BELLAMY Publisher Name DOVER PUBLICATION