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The Selected Letters Of Lewis Carroll

Author : Lewis Carroll
ISBN : 9781349203505
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Lewis Carroll is one of the world's best-loved writers. His immortal Wonderland and delightful nonsense verses have enchanted generations of children and adults alike. The wit and imagination, the wisdom, sense of absurdity and sheer fun which fill his books shine just as clearly from the many letters he wrote. '...each is a miniature Wonderland... They reveal a truly delightful man...the combination of intense goodness and unselfishness with a magic, nonsense wit is unique'. The Scotsman '...a magnificent collection of delightful and entertaining letters reflecting all that was embraced in that remarkable character...all his charm, inventive fun, wisdom, generosity, kindliness and inventive mind'. Walter Tyson, Oxford Times.
Category: Literary Criticism

Looking Glass Letters

Author : Lewis Carroll
ISBN : UOM:39076001168082
Genre : Architecture
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Selected letters of Lewis Carroll are accompanied by biographical notes about the recipients, plus related paintings, sketches, cartoons, and photographs, many by Carroll himself
Category: Architecture

Lewis Carroll And The Victorian Stage

Author : Richard Foulkes
ISBN : 9781351922333
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Author of the enduringly popular Alice books, mathematician, Anglican cleric, and pioneer photographer, Lewis Carroll maintained a lifelong enthusiasm for the theatre. Lewis Carroll and the Victorian Stage is the first book to focus on Carroll's irresistible fascination with all things theatrical, from childhood charades and marionettes to active involvement in the dramatisation of Alice, influential contributions to the debate on child actors, and the friendship of leading players, especially Ellen Terry. As well as being a key to his complex and enigmatic personality, Carroll's interest in the theatre provides a vivid account of a remarkable era on the stage that encompassed Charles Kean's Shakespeare revivals, the comic genius of Frederick Robson, the heyday of pantomime, Gilbert and Sullivan, opera bouffe, the Terry sisters, Henry Irving, and favourite playwrights Tom Taylor, H. A. Jones, and J. M. Barrie. With attention to the complex motives that compelled Carroll to attend stage performances, Foulkes examines the incomparable record of over forty years as a playgoer that Carroll left for posterity.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Mathematical World Of Charles L Dodgson Lewis Carroll

Author : Robin Wilson
ISBN : 9780192549020
Genre : Mathematics
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Charles Lutwidge Dodgson is best known for his 'Alice' books, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass, written under his pen name of Lewis Carroll. Yet, whilst lauded for his work in children's fiction and his pioneering work in the world of Victorian photography, his everyday job was a lecturer in Mathematics at Christ Church, Oxford University. The Mathematical World of Charles L. Dodgson (Lewis Carroll) explores the academic background behind this complex individual, outlining his mathematical life, describing his writings in geometry, algebra, logic, the theory of voting, and recreational mathematics, before going on to discuss his mathematical legacy. This is the first academic work that collects the research on Dodgson's wide-ranging mathematical achievements into a single practical volume. Much material appears here for the first time, such as Dodgson's personal letters and drawings, as well as the results of recent investigations into the life and work of Dodgson. Complementing this are many illustrations, both historical and explanatory, as well as a full mathematical bibliography of Dodgson's mathematical publications.
Category: Mathematics

The Life And Letters Of Lewis Carroll

Author : Stuart Dodgson Collingwood
ISBN : 9788026805090
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This carefully crafted ebook: “The Life and Letters of Lewis Carroll” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. This biography, subtitled The Original Scandalous Biography by Carroll's nephew, was written by Carroll's nephew and published only 11 months after his death in December 1898. It accidentally started the entire image of Lewis Carroll as a pedophile by deliberately suppressing all the evidence for his sometimes unconventional relationships with women, explaining that some of those women had been little girls… The Victorians had no concept of our modern idea of pedophilia. In fact, a man who loved pre-pubescent girls was considered especially saintly and innocent, and this was why Collingwood over-emphasized this aspect of his uncle's character so much. Stuart Dodgson Collingwood (1870–1937) was an English clergyman and headmaster. He wrote two books about his uncle, Lewis Carroll.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Rediscovered Lewis Carroll Puzzles

Author : Lewis Carroll
ISBN : 0486288617
Genre : Games & Activities
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This challenging collection of 42 mathematical mind-benders, compiled by a noted Lewis Carroll scholar, includes Castle Croquet, A Sticky but Polished Riddle, Who's Coming to Dinner?, A New Way to Pay Old Debts, Eligible Apartments, Predicting the Total, and more. Includes complete solutions and drawings by John Tenniel, the original illustrator of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
Category: Games & Activities

Lewis Carroll

Author : Richard Michael Kelly
ISBN : UOM:39015015512299
Genre : Literary Collections
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Presents a broad critical survey of Carroll's life, literary career, and writings with special attention to his development of the art of nonsense
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The Universe In A Handkerchief

Author : Martin Gardner
ISBN : 9780387289526
Genre : Mathematics
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This book contains scores of intriguing puzzles and paradoxes from Lewis Carroll, the author of Alice in Wonderland, whose interests ranged from inventing new games like Arithmetical Croquet to important problems in symbolic logic and propositional calculus. Written by Carroll expert and well-known mathematics author Martin Gardner, this tour through Carroll's inventions is both fun and informative.
Category: Mathematics

Lewis Carroll

Author : Rachel Fordyce
ISBN : UOM:49015000413287
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Lewis Carroll

Author : Charlotte Byrne
ISBN : STANFORD:36105023167153
Genre : Literary Criticism
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