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Through the looking-glass, and what Alice found there

Lewis Carroll

Through the looking-glass, and what Alice found there

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Published by Macmillan, Macmillan Co. in London, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

RBSC copy 1: Pages 21-22 wanting; with the bookplate of Mary Kathleen Baker.

Statementby Lewis Carroll ; with fifty illustrations by John Tenniel.
ContributionsTenniel, John, Sir, 1820-1914., Baker, Mary Kathleen (bookplate)
The Physical Object
Pagination[11], 208, [3] p. (p. [2-3] (3rd group) advertisements) :
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18371235M

You have to accept 3rd party cookies to view the content. Like the chessboard, their lives are highly symmetrical and controlled. She is wiser than any lesson books are able to teach her to be. You ought, Dinah, you know you ought!

His father was a very conservative cleric for the Church of England who, though mathematically gifted and on the path to success, married his first cousin and became a country parson instead. It was staged in the summer of The alternate dimension is not just a mirror image, but a comprehensive inversion of reality. Alice appears invisible to the chess pieces, which is one aspect of the inversion that occurs in Looking-Glass House.

I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields, that it kisses them so gently? The alternate dimension is not just a mirror image, but a comprehensive inversion of reality. She magically steps through the mirror into Looking-Glass House. I should be sent to prison, I suppose, when the day came. Upon leaving the house, Alice enters a garden where the flowers speak to her and mistake her for a flower.


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Through the looking-glass, and what Alice found there book

He still preserves his hat, "in this style, 10s 6d" and seems to have lost none of his knack of getting into disgrace with royalty. Because, when we were playing just now, you watched just as if you understood it: and when I said 'Check!

The progress was slow: he completed and sent the first chapter to Macmillan in January — a year later. He had a right to be a little annoyed with the Queen, for he was covered with ashes from head to foot.

The Wasp in a wig[ edit ] Lewis Carroll decided to suppress a scene involving what was described as "a wasp in a wig" possibly a play on the commonplace expression "bee in the bonnet".

Perplexed by the poem, Alice sets the book down and decides to explore the rest of the house. The girl sees a magnificent garden and a twisting road leading Alice at the ripe old age of seven and a half is still boredas she plays with her adorable black and white kittens, yet she needs something better, again ignored by her older sister While looking after his siblings, young Charles shows signs of his creative gifts.

Now don't interrupt me! Yet Carroll also frustrates, with equal precision, Alice's more reasonable human desires. I wonder if they'd give you milk in there? Translations The story has been translated into 65 languages, and 1, different editions were identified all over the world in With Alice's Adventures in Wonderland[ edit ] Adaptations combined with Alice's Adventures in Wonderland include the live-action movie Alice in Wonderlandstarring a huge all-star cast and Charlotte Henry in the role of Alice.

The second print run consisted of 6, copies.

Through the Looking Glass

The White King lies on his back, stunned in surprise, which causes Alice to realize that she is invisible to the chessmen. In the six years since he wrote Alice in Wonderland, Carroll had been teaching Alice and her sisters the game of chess.

He buys a camera and eventually becomes an excellent photographer. Indeed, Dodgson's young friends were inspirational--the games and stories he invented to please them led to the creation of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass, among other works of fantasy and high nonsense.

AdvertisingOur website places advertising cookies to show you 3rd party advertisements based on your interests. George Eliot's Middlemarch is published. Most frequently, however, he turned his lens upon his favorite subjects and companions: young girls.

A sensitive man with many interests, he was an amateur painter and inventor, and an avid theatergoer who moved in London's artistic circles. Some people think that this has something to do with his left-handedness, and the asymmetry of his body. Previous instruction by his father makes him an excellent student of Latin and mathematics.

Works cited Borchers, Melanie. After reciting to her the long poem " The Walrus and the Carpenter ," the two proceed to act out the events of their own poem, staging a battle in armor fashioned from sheets and coal scuttles.

The alternate dimension is not just a mirror image, but a comprehensive inversion of reality.About the Author Lewis Carroll (–98) was the pseudonym of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, a Professor of Mathematics at Cambridge University.

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel, Through the Looking Glass, are rich repositories of his sparkling gifts for wordplay, logic, and atlasbowling.com by: LibriVox recording of Through the Looking-glass and What Alice Found There, by Lewis Carroll.

Read by Adrian Praetzellis. The sequel to “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” finds Alice back in Wonderland and a pawn in a surreal chess game. Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There () is a work of children's literature by Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson), generally categorized as literary nonsense.

It is the sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (). Aug 17,  · Alice Through the Looking Glass is the sequel to Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. Alice finds herself trapped in a strange new world engulfed in a game of kings and queens. In Alice Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There we find her six months after falling through the famed rabbit hole.

Jan 16,  · This wonderful book contains a dramatisation of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass. The play is illustrated by the delightful illustrations of J. Allen St. John. This book was originally published in and Pook Press 4/5. stars.

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Going into it, I expected that I was only going to enjoy select parts of this book. I'm pleased to say that I was wrong! Though the majority of this book is nonsensical, the word play throughout is so fun and endearing. Through the Looking Glass (and What Alice Found There) Through the Looking Glass: And what Alice Found There/5(69).