Author: Samuel Butler

Preface To The First Edition

The Author wishes it to be understood that Erewhon is pronounced as a word of three syllables, all short—thus, Ĕ-rĕ-whŏn.


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Chicago: Samuel Butler, "Preface To The First Edition," Erewhon in Erewhon Original Sources, accessed August 7, 2022,

MLA: Butler, Samuel. "Preface To The First Edition." Erewhon, in Erewhon, Original Sources. 7 Aug. 2022.

Harvard: Butler, S, 'Preface To The First Edition' in Erewhon. cited in , Erewhon. Original Sources, retrieved 7 August 2022, from