Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass

Weary of her storybook one without pictures or conversations the young and imaginative Alice follows a hasty hare underground to come face to face with some of the strangest adventures and most fantastic characters in all of literature br br The Ugly Duchess the Mad Hatter the weeping Mock Turtle the diabolical Queen of Hearts the Cheshire Cat each more eccentric than the last could only have come from that master of sublime nonsense Lewis Carroll br br In penning this brilliant burlesque of children s literature Carroll has written a farcical satire of rigid Victorian society an arresting parody of the fears anxieties and complexities of growing up br br Carroll was one of the few adult writers to successfully enter the children s world of make believe where the impossible becomes possible the unreal real and where the height of adventure is limited only by the depths of imagination

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Source of legend and lyric reference and conjecture Alice s Adventures in Wonderland is for most children pure pleasure in prose While adults try to decipher Lewis Carroll s putative use of complex mathematical codes in the text or debate his alleged use of opium young readers simply dive with Alice through the rabbit hole pursuing The dream child moving through a land Of wonders wild and new There they encounter the White Rabbit the Queen of Hearts the Mock Turtle and the Mad Hatter among a multitude of other characters extinct fantastical and commonplace creatures Alice journeys through this Wonderland trying to fathom the meaning of her strange experiences But they turn out to be curiouser and curiouser seemingly without moral or sense br br For more than years children have reveled in the delightfully non moralistic non educational virtues of this classic In fact at every turn Alice s new companions scoff at her traditional education The Mock Turtle for example remarks that he took the regular course in school Reeling Writhing and branches of Arithmetic Ambition Distraction Uglification and Derision Carroll believed John Tenniel s illustrations were as important as his text Naturally Carroll s instincts were good the masterful drawings are inextricably tied to the well loved story

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Other Stories

Down the rabbit hole and through the looking glass Alice s Adventures in Wonderland amp Other Stories features all of the best known works of Lewis Carroll including the novels Alice s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass with the classic illustrations of John Tenniel This compilation also features Carroll s novels Sylvie and Bruno and Sylvie and Bruno Concluded his masterpiece of nonsense verse The Hunting of the Snark and miscellaneous poems short stories puzzles and acrostic br br Alice s Adventures in Wonderland amp Other Stories is one of Barnes amp Noble s Collectible Editions classics Each volume features authoritative texts by the world s greatest authors in an exquisitely designed bonded leather binding with distinctive gilt edging and a silk ribbon bookmark Decorative durable and collectible these books offer hours of pleasure to readers young and old and are an indispensable cornerstone for every home library

The Complete Stories and Poems

This commemorative oversized volume of the complete collection of stories and poems of Lewis Carol showcases his ingenious use of word play inverted logic and satire Lewis Carroll was the pen name and it could be claimed the alter ego of the Reverend Charles Lutwidge Dodgson a mathematician writer and photographer His creations especially Alice s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There have been translated into countless languages and are as loved now as they have ever been His neologisms curiouser and curiouser and turns of phrase have forever infiltrated and enriched our language and culture

The Annotated Alice: The Definitive Edition

For over half a century Martin Gardner has established himself as one of the world s leading authorities on Lewis Carroll His em Annotated Alice em first published in has over half a million copies in print around the world and is beloved by both families and scholars for it was Gardner who first decoded many of the mathematical riddles and wordplay that lay ingeniously embedded in Carroll s two classic stories em Alice s Adventures in Wonderland em and em Through the Looking Glass em br br Forty years after this groundbreaking publication Norton is proud to publish the Definitive Edition of em The Annotated Alice em a work that combines the notes of Gardner s edition with his volume em More Annotated Alice em as well as additional discoveries drawn from Gardner s encyclopedic knowledge of the texts Illustrated with John Tenniel s classic beloved art along with many recently discovered Tenniel pencil sketches em The Annotated Alice em will be Gardner s most beautiful and enduring tribute to Carroll s masterpieces yet

Jabberwocky and Other Poems

Carefully chosen collection contains of Carroll s most appealing verses nonsense verse parodies burlesques more including such unforgettable pieces as The Walrus and the Carpenter The Mock Turtle s Song and Father William as well as such lesser known gems as My Fancy A Sea Dirge Brother and Sister Hiawatha s Photographing The Mad Gardener s Song What Tottles Meant Poeta Fit non Nascitur The Little Man That Had a Little Gun and many others

The Hunting of the Snark

i They sought it with thimbles they sought it with care br They pursued it with forks and hope br They threatened its life with a railway share br They charmed it with smiles and soap i br br Lewis Carroll s magnificent nonsense poem The Hunting of the Snark features an unlikely cast of characters drawn from the Jabberwocky in Through the Looking Glass This irresistible version is illustrated and has an introduction by Chris Riddell br br This is a luxury edition with both black and white and colour artwork ribbon marker and metallic blue sprayed edges br br It was first published by Macmillan in

Alice in Wonderland: The Complete Collection

b Curiouser and curiouser b br br Fans of Lewis Carroll s i Alice i books you are in for a treat Collected here is the ultimate Kindle edition of the beloved books starring such timeless characters as Alice the Mad Hatter the March Hare the Cheshire Cat the Queen of Hearts and the White Rabbit br br Included in the Alice in Wonderland Collection are br b Both Alice books b i Alice s Adventures in Wonderland i and i Through the Looking Glass i illustrated with b over classic illustrations b by Sir John Tenniel An early version of the Alice story and the spinoff nonsense poem The Hunting of the Snark Links to b free full length audio recordings b of all the Alice books in this collection An individual active Table of Contents for each book accessible from the Kindle go to feature Perfect formatting in rich text compatible with Kindle s Text to Speech features A low can t say no price b Four Complete Works b br br Four classic works by Lewis Carroll including both Alice books complete and unabridged Books included br i Alice s Adventures in Wonderland i b Includes Original Illustrations by Sir John Tenniel b i Through the Looking Glass i b Includes Original Illustrations by Sir John Tenniel b i Alice s Adventures Underground i an early draft of the Alice story i The Hunting of the Snark i a full length nonsense poem that extends the world of the Jabberwocky poem b Down the Rabbit Hole b br br Also included are special features for any Alice enthusiast including br A complete list of direct adaptations of Lewis Carroll s classic in film and television Works inspired by the world of Wonderland including films and television works literary sequels and retellings theme parks attractions games and more Links to free full length audio recordings of the Alice books in this collection as well as other popular children s favorites

The Complete Works of Lewis Carroll

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Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There

In English author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson aka Lewis Carroll wrote a fantastical adventure story for the young daughters of a friend The adventures of Alice named for one of the little girls to whom the book was dedicated who journeys down a rabbit hole and into a whimsical underworld realm instantly struck a chord with the British public and then with readers around the world In in reaction to the universal acclaim Alice s Adventures in Wonderland received Dodgson published this sequel Nothing is quite what it seems once Alice journeys through the looking glass and Dodgson s wit is infectious as he explores concepts of mirror imagery time running backward and strategies of chess all wrapped up in the exploits of a spirited young girl who parries with the Red Queen Tweedledee and Tweedledum and other unlikely characters In many ways this sequel has had an even greater impact on today s pop culture than the first book