MATHEMATICAL FICTION:

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Hypatia (2000)
Mac Wellman
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Artistically produced off-Broadway play about the famous female mathematician who was tortured to death by Christian monks in the 5th Century.

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Works Similar to Hypatia
According to my `secret formula', the following works of mathematical fiction are similar to this one:
  1. Agora by Alejandro Amenábar (writer and director) / Mateo Gil (writer)
  2. Flow Down Like Silver: Hypatia of Alexandria by Ki Longfellow
  3. Hypatia: New Foes with an Old Face by Charles Kingsley
  4. Mrs. Einstein by Anna McGrail
  5. Lord Byron's Novel: The Evening Land by John Crowley
  6. Conceiving Ada by Lynn Hershman-Leeson
  7. The Mathematician's Shiva by Stuart Rojstaczer
  8. Two Moons by Thomas Mallon
  9. Beyond the Limit: The Dream of Sofya Kovalevskaya by Joan Spicci
  10. A Hill on the Dark Side of the Moon by Lennart Hjulström
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Categories:
GenreHistorical Fiction,
MotifReal Mathematicians, Female Mathematicians,
Topic
MediumPlays,

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