Introduction 1: Conditions of Emergence: Kant, Helmholtz, and Analogy 2: Knots: Topology, Conjuring and the Spiritualist Fourth Dimension 3: A Square: Flatland, Play, and Tradition 4: Cubes: Hintonian Higher Space and its Thinking Subject 5: Through: The Theosophical Society, Authority, and Mediation 6: Fictions: The Spaces of Literature after n-Dimensions
Mark Blacklock is a cultural historian and novelist. His critically acclaimed first novel I'm Jack was published by Granta in 2015. He lectures on Cultural Studies and English Literature at Birkbeck College and writes for the national press.
a rich trove combining a wealth of research, historical context,
and subtle argumentation and analysis. * Deanna K. Kreisel,
Victorian Studies *
a highly intelligent, perceptive, and stimulating intervention into how a mathematical idea was transposed into literary fiction, inflecting its spatial concerns and prefiguring new modes of representation. * Maxim Shadurski, The Wellsian *