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ISBN-10: 0545253977

ISBN-13: 9780545253970

Edition: N/A

Authors: Ellen Miles

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List price: $4.99
Publisher: Scholastic, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 96
Size: 5.50" wide x 7.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.154
Language: English

The son of a clergyman and grandson of an Anglican bishop, Samuel Butler seemed destined for a life in the church. After graduating from Cambridge, however, he spent some time in New Zealand as a sheep-rancher. When he returned to England, he settled down as a journalist and writer. He engaged in many controversies over Darwinism. Butler is best known by two satirical novels, Erewhon (1872) and The Way of All Flesh (1903). Erewhon, an anagram for "nowhere," attacked contemporary attitudes in science, religion, and social mores. The Way of All Flesh was a study of the Pontifex family in a surprisingly modern tone. Erewhon Revisited (1901) continues his attack on religion. Another work, The…