[er-uh-hwon, -hwuh n, -won, -wuh n]
- a satirical novel (1872) by Samuel Butler.
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Did you ever read 'Erewhon,' where the people broke up their machines?The Freelands
A collection of letters and papers relating to the Erewhon Dinners.The Samuel Butler Collection
Henry Festing Jones
I sent him a copy of Erewhon immediately after we had completed.
I said promptly: “Certainly; Erewhon is quite as good a book as Hudibras.”
There is plenty of poetry in the Penguin Island and Erewhon, for example.The Literature of Ecstasy