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Alice's adventures in Wonderland, Edition: 150th Anniversary by (Fictitious character from Carroll) Alice; Carroll, Lewis;

By (Fictitious character from Carroll) Alice; Carroll, Lewis; D'Aquino, Andrea; Dobson, Austin

Commemorating the a hundred and fiftieth anniversary of 1 of the main cherished classics of kid's literature, this illustrated variation provides Alice like you could have by no means visible her before.

In 1865, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, an Oxford mathematician and Anglican deacon, released a narrative a couple of little lady who tumbles down a rabbit gap. hence used to be the area first brought to Alice and her pseudonymous writer, Lewis Carroll. this gorgeous re-creation of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland positive factors hardly visible illustrations by way of Salvador Dalí that light up the surreal but apparently logical and mathematical realm into which Alice famously falls.

In an informative and wide-ranging creation, Carroll specialist Mark Burstein discusses Dalí's connections with Carroll, his therapy of the symbolic determine of Alice, and the mathematical nature of Wonderland. furthermore, mathematician Thomas Banchoff displays at the friendship he shared with Dalí and explores the mathematical undercurrents in Dalí's work.

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The Mouse did not notice this question, but hurriedly went on, “ ‘—­found it advisable to go with Edgar Atheling to meet William and offer him the crown. William’s conduct at first was moderate. ” it continued, turning to Alice as it spoke. ” said the Eaglet. ” And the Eaglet bent down its head to hide a smile: some of the other birds tittered audibly. ” said Alice; not that she much wanted to know, but the Dodo had paused as if it thought that somebody ought to speak, and no one else seemed inclined to say anything.

Only a thimble,” said Alice sadly. “Hand it over here,” said the Dodo. Then they all crowded round her once more, while the Dodo solemnly presented the thimble, saying “We beg your acceptance of this elegant thimble”; and, when it had finished this short speech, they all cheered. Alice thought the whole thing very absurd, but they all looked so grave that she did not dare to laugh; and, as she could not think of anything to say, she simply bowed, and took the thimble, looking as solemn as she could.

Alice felt so desperate that she was ready to ask help of any one: so, when the Rabbit came near her, she began, in a low, timid voice, “If you please, Sir—­—”­ The Rabbit started violently, dropped the white kid-­gloves and the fan, and skurried away into the darkness as hard as he could go. Alice took up the fan and gloves, and, as the hall was very hot, she kept fanning herself all the time she went on talking. “Dear, dear! How queer everything is to-­day! And yesterday things went on just as usual.

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