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By (Fictitious character from Carroll) Alice; Carroll, Lewis; D'Aquino, Andrea; Dobson, Austin

Commemorating the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of 1 of the main loved classics of kid's literature, this illustrated version provides Alice like you have got by no means obvious her before.

In 1865, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, an Oxford mathematician and Anglican deacon, released a narrative a couple of little woman who tumbles down a rabbit gap. hence used to be the area first brought to Alice and her pseudonymous author, Lewis Carroll. this pretty new version of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland beneficial properties 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 creation, Carroll professional Mark Burstein discusses Dalí's connections with Carroll, his therapy 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 work.

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I shall be a great deal too far off to trouble myself about you: you must manage the best way you can—­ but I must be kind to them,” thought Alice, “or perhaps they wo’n’t walk the way I want to go! Let me see. ” And she went on planning to herself how she would manage it. “They must go by the carrier,” she thought; “and how funny it’ll seem, sending presents to one’s own feet! And how odd the directions will look! Alice’s Right Foot, Esq. 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.

It was high time to go, for the pool was getting quite crowded with the birds and animals that had fallen into it: there was a Duck and a Dodo, a Lory and an Eaglet, and several other curious creatures. Alice led the way, and the whole party swam to the shore. This page intentionally left blank Chapter Three A Caucus-­Race and a Long Tale T HEY WERE INDEED a queer-­looking party that assembled on the bank—­the birds with draggled feathers, the animals with their fur clinging close to them, and all dripping wet, cross, and un­comfortable.

Oh dear! ” (when she thought it over afterwards, it occurred to her that she ought to have wondered at this, but at the time it all seemed quite natural); but when the Rabbit actually took a watch out of its waistcoat-­pocket, and looked at it, and then hurried on, Alice started to her feet, for it flashed across her mind that she had never before seen a rabbit with either a waistcoat-­pocket, or a watch to take out of it, and, burning with curiosity, she ran across the field after it, and was just in time to see it pop down a large rabbit-­hole under the hedge.

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