By Lewis Carroll
Commemorating the a hundred and fiftieth anniversary of 1 of the main liked classics of children’s literature, this illustrated variation offers Alice like you’ve by no means noticeable 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 realm first brought to Alice and her pseudonymous writer, Lewis Carroll. this gorgeous new version of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland positive aspects hardly ever noticeable illustrations by means of Salvador Dalí that remove darkness from the surreal but apparently logical and mathematical realm into which Alice famously falls.
In an informative and wide-ranging advent, Carroll professional Mark Burstein discusses Dalí’s connections with Carroll, his remedy of the symbolic determine of Alice, and the mathematical nature of Wonderland. moreover, mathematician Thomas Banchoff displays at the friendship he shared with Dalí and explores the mathematical undercurrents in Dalí’s paintings.
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Additional info for Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (150th Anniversary Edition)
There were doors all round the hall, but they were all locked; and when Alice had been all the way down one side and up the other, trying every door, she walked sadly down the middle, wondering how she was ever to get out again. Suddenly she came upon a little three-legged table, all made of solid glass: there was nothing on it except a tiny golden key, and Alice’s first thought was that it might belong to one of the doors of the hall; but, alas! either the locks were too large, or the key was too small, but at any rate it would not open any of them.
Hearthrug, near the Fender, (with Alice’s love). ” 15 16 Chapter T wo Just at this moment her head struck against the roof of the hall: in fact she was now rather more than nine feet high, and she at once took up the little golden key and hurried off to the garden door. Poor Alice! It was as much as she could do, lying down on one side, to look through into the garden with one eye; but to get through was more hopeless than ever: she sat down and began to cry again. “You ought to be ashamed of yourself,” said Alice, “a great girl like you,” (she might well say this) “to go on crying in this way!
But the Mouse only shook its head impatiently, and walked a little quicker. ” sighed the Lory, as soon as it was quite out of sight. And an old Crab took the opportunity of saying to her daughter “Ah, my dear! ” said the young Crab, a little snappishly. ” said Alice aloud, addressing nobody in particular. ” said the Lory. Alice replied eagerly, for she was always ready to talk about her pet: “Dinah’s our cat. And she’s such a capital one for catching mice, you ca’n’t think! And oh, I wish you could see her after the birds!
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (150th Anniversary Edition) by Lewis Carroll