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Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass

This is the second time that I have read these two stories. The first time was a number of years ago, and if I remember correctly I read them on my Nintendo DS after buying a 100 classic books ‘game’, which was not at all game like, but just shows what a child I was. 322 more words

The Classics

Alice Through The Looking Glass Wishlist

It has been six years since Disney released the live action Alice in Wonderland so it’s only fitting that on May the 29th we finally get to go Through The Looking Glass. 193 more words

Entertainment

A Valentine Poem by Lewis Carroll

Day 33: Sometimes we forget what friendship is. We expect too much, or do not expect enough. Emotions, relationships, interactions are all complex. There isn’t a wrong or a right. 448 more words

Challenge

Rare Collection of Alice in Wonderland Books to Go on Sale

In celebration of the 150th anniversary of the first publication of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, the UK’s largest rare bookseller, Peter Harrington, is holding an exhibition and sale of 69 rare books. 298 more words

Chapter 1 - Down the Rabbit-Hole

Alice was beginning to get very tired of sitting by her sister on the bank, and of having nothing to do: once or twice she had peeped into the book her sister was reading, but it had no pictures or conversations in it, `and what is the use of a book,’ thought Alice `without pictures or conversation?’ 2,115 more words

Alice's Adventures In Wonderland

Poems to Learn by Heart by Ana Sampson

“Reading poetry – letting phrases wash over you and seizing on the passages that best describe a certain feeling – is a wonderful way to spend time. 464 more words

Bookshelf

112. Lewis Carroll

“The shadow of an amputated limb”–I’ve thrown out that phrase as a description of queerness in literature: the amputated limb is the body, its desires lopped off (repressed) by a society seeking to reproduce itself (humans being, the anthropologist Maurice Godelier writes, the only animals that not only live and reproduce in society, but need and reproduce society in order to live), and its shadow is a present trace of the lost appendage, and one that cannot be held. 850 more words

Brief Essays