Alice's adventures in Wonderland 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 loved classics of kid's literature, this illustrated version offers Alice like you've got 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. therefore 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 ever noticeable illustrations via 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 creation, Carroll professional Mark Burstein discusses Dalí's connections with Carroll, his remedy of the symbolic determine of Alice, and the mathematical nature of Wonderland. additionally, mathematician Thomas Banchoff displays at the friendship he shared with Dalí and explores the mathematical undercurrents in Dalí's work.

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And what an ignorant little girl she’ll think me for asking! ” Down, down, down. There was nothing else to do, so Alice soon began talking again. ) “I hope they’ll remember her saucer of milk at tea-­ time. Dinah, my dear! I wish you were down here with me! There are no mice in the air, I’m afraid, but you might catch a bat, and that’s very like a mouse, you know. ” And here Alice began to get rather sleepy, and went on saying to herself, in a dreamy sort of way, “Do cats eat bats? ” for, you see, as she couldn’t answer either question, it didn’t much matter which way she put it.

Alice kept her eyes anxiously fixed on it, for she felt sure she would catch a bad cold if she did not get dry very soon. ” said the Mouse with an important air. “Are you all ready? This is the driest thing I know. Silence all round, if you please! ‘William the Conqueror, whose cause was favoured by the pope, was soon submitted to by the English, who wanted leaders, and had been of late much accustomed to usurpation and conquest. ” said the Lory, with a shiver. ” said the Mouse, frowning, but very politely.

As she said this she looked down at her hands, and was surprised to see that she had put on one of the Rabbit’s little white kid-­gloves while she was talking. ” she thought. ” She got up and went to the table to measure herself by it, and found that, as nearly as she could guess, she was now about two feet high, and was going on shrinking rapidly: she soon found out that the cause of this was the fan she was holding, and she dropped it hastily, just in time to save herself from shrinking away altogether.

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