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But Twain, Carroll & Rowling Did It.

Pen names is what I’m talking about. Mark Twain, Lewis Carroll and J. K. Rowling are all pen names. Famous for writing but these authors didn’t feel that their lives would help selling their books. 529 more words

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The Ethics of Wonderland

So I’m reading Frank Beddor’s book, The Looking Glass Wars, based on Lewis Carroll’s famous 1860s book, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. The Looking Glass Wars… 1,112 more words

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Adventures in Carroll's childhood wonderland (Daresbury, England)

By Hannah Silverman

In the story of Alice in Wonderland, a curious girl in a headband chases a talking rabbit across a field, falls down a hole and ends up in a maddened wonderland. 857 more words

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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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