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Erewhon

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Erewhon a satirical novel written by Samuel Butler (1872) describing a fictitious land
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Usage

In literature:

How did you like Erewhon?
"The Haunted Bookshop" by Christopher Morley
I had the curiosity to inquire what would be done to any of Chowbok's tribe if they crossed over into Erewhon.
"Erewhon" by Samuel Butler
There were no such characters when he was in Erewhon before.
"Erewhon Revisited" by Samuel Butler
Did you ever read 'Erewhon,' where the people broke up their machines?
"The Freelands" by John Galsworthy
One result of his submitting the MS. of Erewhon to Miss Savage was that she thought he ought to write a novel, and urged him to do so.
"The Humour of Homer and Other Essays" by Samuel Butler
I confess that there were few things in Erewhon which shocked me more than this.
"Selections from Previous Worksand Remarks on Romanes' Mental Evolution in Animals" by Samuel Butler
BRIDGES, HORACE J. Samuel Butler's Erewhon and Erewhon Revisited.
"The Samuel Butler Collection at Saint John's College Cambridge" by Henry Festing Jones
Miss Savage read the MS. of Erewhon, and minutely criticized it.
"Aspects and Impressions" by Edmund Gosse
Meanwhile, in 1908, the Erewhon dinner had been instituted.
"Modern Essays" by John Macy
Property was theft; Pelham was glad to find, in his new favorite, "Erewhon," an insistent echo of Proudhon's declaration.
"Mountain" by Clement Wood
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In news:

Erewhon Mountain Outfitters, a Chicago-based outdoor recreation retailer, is hoping to open its new store at Bayshore Town Center by the end of the month.
Rice Krispies Treats, from top to bottom: My Essentials, Erewhon, Market Basket, Rice Krispies Brand Gluten Free, Kula Krisp and Regular Rice Krispies.
This Sept 30, 2002 file photo shows labeling advertising no genetically engineered ingredients on a box of Erewhon Crispy Brown Rice Cereal in San Francisco.
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