Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: 150th Anniversary Edition

byLewis CarrollIllustratorSalvador DalíEditorMark Burstein

September 29, 2015|
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: 150th Anniversary Edition by Lewis Carroll
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A stunning anniversary edition of Alice''s adventures, illustrated by Salvador Dalí

Commemorating the 150th anniversary of one of the most beloved classics of children''s literature, this illustrated edition presents Alice like you''ve never seen her before.

In 1865, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, an Oxford mathematician and Anglican deacon, published a story about a little girl who tumbles down a rabbit hole. Thus was the world first introduced to Alice and her pseudonymous creator, Lewis Carroll. This beautiful new edition ofAlice''s Adventures in Wonderlandfeatures rarely seen illustrations by Salvador Dalí that illuminate the surreal yet curiously logical and mathematical realm into which Alice famously falls.

In an informative and wide-ranging introduction, Carroll expert Mark Burstein discusses Dalí''s connections with Carroll, his treatment of the symbolic figure of Alice, and the mathematical nature of Wonderland. In addition, mathematician Thomas Banchoff reflects on the friendship he shared with Dalí and explores the mathematical undercurrents in Dalí''s work.

Lewis Carrollwas the pen name of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (1832-1898), a British writer, mathematician, logician, Anglican deacon, and photographer. His best-known works areAlice''s Adventures in Wonderlandand its sequel,Through the Looking-Glass.Mark Bursteinis president emeritus of the Lewis Carroll Society of North America a...
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Title:Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: 150th Anniversary Edition
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:136 pages, 10 X 7 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:136 pages, 10 X 7 X 0 in
Published:September 29, 2015
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:6
ISBN - 13:9780691170022

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