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Alice's Adv.In Wond &looking G : Bantam Classics - Lewis Carroll

Alice's Adv.In Wond &looking G

Bantam Classics

Paperback Published: 1st May 1990
ISBN: 9780553213454
Number Of Pages: 272
For Ages: 8 - 11 years old

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In 1862 Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, a shy Oxford mathematician with a stammer, created a story about a little girl tumbling down a rabbit hole. Thus began the immortal adventures of Alice, perhaps the most popular heroine in English literature. Countless scholars have tried to define the charm of the "Alice "books-with those wonderfully eccentric characters the Queen of Hearts, Tweedledum, and Tweedledee, the Cheshire Cat, Mock Turtle, the Mad Hatter "et al.-"by proclaiming that they really comprise a satire on language, a political allegory, a parody of Victorian children's literature, even a reflection of contemporary ecclesiastical history. Perhaps, as Dodgson might have said, "Alice "is no more than a dream, a fairy tale about the trials and tribulations of growing up-or down, or all turned round-as seen through the expert eyes of a child.

"Only Lewis Carroll has shown us the world upside down as a child sees it, and has made us laugh as children laugh." --Virginia Woolf From the Trade Paperback edition.

ISBN: 9780553213454
ISBN-10: 0553213458
Series: Bantam Classics
Audience: General
For Ages: 8 - 11 years old
For Grades: 3 - 4
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 1st May 1990
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 18.4 x 11.4  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.13
Edition Number: 1