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How Alice in Wonderland really isn't about drugs...

20 August 2012 Last updated at 04:40 ET

Alice in Wonderland fans have been marking the 150th anniversary of the fateful boat trip that saw the genesis of the children’s tale. 1,068 more words

Charles Dodgson, Sally Mann and Girls Reclining on Sofas

Well, a sofa or a chaise longue. The original genre of young women shown draped on day beds goes back to before the pictured Titian masterpiece, the “Venus of Urbino”: he modernised the accepted formula by bringing the figure indoors, dispensing with classical and allegorical attributes and making her clearly erotic. 692 more words

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Automated Alice by Jeff Noon

In the last years of his life, Lewis Carroll wrote a third Alice book. This mysterious work was never published and has only recently been discovered. 520 more words


Alice in Neverland

For as long as I can remember, Alice in Wonderland has been one of my favorite novels. I’m not even sure why, since it’s made of pure stuff and nonsense, but maybe that is part of its whimsical appeal for me. 391 more words