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Salvador Dalí’s Rare 1969 Illustrations for “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,” Rediscovered and Resurrected – Brain Pickings

This fascinating piece about Salvador Dali’s rare illustrations for Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland grabbed my attention in a fast moving blip, passing through my Twitter stream. 339 more words


A Boat Beneath A Sunny Sky - Lewis Carroll (read by Suzy Hazelwood and Mark Mayes)

A Boat Beneath a Sunny Sky

A boat beneath a sunny sky,
Lingering onward dreamily
In an evening of July —

Children three that nestle near, 102 more words


4th July 1862. Wonderland.

Alice in Wonderland was published in 1865 with illustrations by John Tenniel.

Today in 1862 Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (aka Lewis Carroll), recorded in his diary the trip up the Thames with three young daughters of Henry Liddell, Dean of Christ Church, Oxford: it resulted in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.(1) 427 more words


Alice in Wonderland at the British Museum

Last week I went to an exhibition of the 150th anniversary of the publication of Alice in Wonderland at the British Library. The exhibition lasts from last November to this April, and is free, so I’m not sure why it was ticketed, but I don’t think I would have heard of it otherwise, and I really enjoyed myself. 298 more words


January 27, 1832: After the Snark

Lewis Carroll,  aka Charles Lutwidge Dodson, born on this date in 1832, was known primarily for his books Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. 324 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

Review: 'The Oxford Dodo: Culture at the Crossroads'

“He is a curious, interesting, and nearly perished link between obsolete forms of life and those which generally prevail.” – Thomas Hardy, from ‘The Return of the Native’ 1,106 more words