Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass (Bantam Classics)

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass (Bantam Classics) by Lewis Carroll 0553213458 9780553213454
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In 1862 Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, a shy Oxford mathematician with a stammer, created a story about a little girl tumbling down a rabbit hole. Thus began the immortal adventures of Alice, perhaps the most popular heroine in English literature. Countless scholars have tried to define the charm of the Alice bookswith those wonderfully eccentric characters the Queen of Hearts, Tweedledum, and Tweedledee, the Cheshire Cat, Mock Turtle, the Mad Hatter et al.by proclaiming that they really comprise a satire on language, a political allegory, a parody of Victorian childrens literature, even a reflection of contemporary ecclesiastical history. Perhaps, as Dodgson might have said, Alice is no more than a dream, a fairy tale about the trials and tribulations of growing upor down, or all turned roundas seen through the expert eyes of a child.      

Author: Lewis Carroll

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 272

Publisher: Bantam Classics

Publication Date: 1984-06-01


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