July 4, 2015 marks 150 years of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. It all started when Charles Lutwidge Dodgson took the Liddell girls on a summer picnic in Oxford along the River Thames. 755 more words
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Stick to your linear algebra, Charles Dodgson -- and calling yourself Lewis Carroll won’t make any difference, you’ll never succeed as a writer!
In 1865 a book appeared “of that extremely rare kind which will belong to all the generations to come until the language becomes obsolete.” It has inspired numerous adaptations for stage and screen and has been illustrated among others by John Tenniel, Arthur Rackham, Mervyn Peake, and Salvador Dalí. 587 more words
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
This and the sequel, Alice’s Adventures Through the Looking Glass are on my list of 1001 books to read, and as luck may have it, I am taking a class on Lewis Carroll this semester, so have just finished the first book. 281 more words