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- DescriptionAlice's Adventures in WonderlandThe Complete ClassicBrand New Classic EditionBy Lewis Carroll Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (commonly shortened to Alice in Wonderland) is an 1865 vel written by English author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll. It tells of a girl named Alice who falls down a rabbit hole into a fantasy world populated by peculiar, anthropomorphic creatures. The tale plays with logic, giving the story lasting popularity with adults as well as with children. It is considered to be one of the best examples of the literary nsense genre. Its narrative course and structure, characters and imagery have been ermously influential in both popular culture and literature, especially in the fantasy genre. Alice was published in 1865, three years after the Reverend Charles Lutwidge Dodgson and the Reverend Robinson Duckworth rowed in a boat, on 4 July 1862 (this popular date of the golden afteron might be a confusion or even ather Alice-tale, for that particular day was cool, cloudy and rainy), up the Isis with the three young daughters of Henry Liddell (the Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University and Dean of Christ Church): Lorina Charlotte Liddell (aged 13, born 1849) ( Prima in the book's prefatory verse); Alice Pleasance Liddell (aged 10, born 1852) ( Secunda in the prefatory verse); Edith Mary Liddell (aged 8, born 1853) ( Tertia in the prefatory verse).
- Author BiographyLewis Carroll Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, 27 January 1832 - 14 January 1898, better known by his pen name, Lewis Carroll, was an English writer, mathematician, logician, Anglican deacon and photographer. His most famous writings are Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel Through the Looking-Glass, as well as the poems The Hunting of the Snark and Jabberwocky, all examples of the genre of literary nonsense. He is noted for his facility at word play, logic, and fantasy, and there are societies in many parts of the world (including the United Kingdom, Japan, the United States, and New Zealand) dedicated to the enjoyment and promotion of his works and the investigation of his life.
- Author(s)Lewis Carroll
- PublisherCreatespace Independent Publishing Platform
- Date of Publication24/03/2014
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectScience Fiction & Fantasy
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintCreatespace Independent Publishing Platform
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight177 g
- Width178 mm
- Height254 mm
- Spine5 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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