Alice and wonderland book review
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll - review | Children's books | The GuardianIn contrast its illustrator, John Tenniel, was a household name due to his work for comic magazine Punch. Hannah Gabrielle, Head of Content and Community at the British Library, looks at some of the literary and social influences on Lewis Carroll that led to the much loved children's novel Alice in Wonderland. Helen Melody, British Library Curator of Contemporary Literature, discusses the creation of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland and introduces our exhibition about a classic of children's literature. Professor Will Brooker, Kingston University, discusses the many interpretations and analyses Alice in Wonderland has undergone in the last years. It was written by the Full title: 'Reviews: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
Alice in Wonderland
I loved the Mad Hatter, the Cheshire cat and the white rabbit. But little did I know, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland was 10 times better! Alice encounters other great characters that I had never seen in the Disney movie. Believe it or not , Alice's Adventures in Wonderland was written in , well before Walt Disney was even born, and the story has only gotten better with time. From the second that Alice sees the white rabbit and goes chasing after him, I was captivated. Even though I knew most of the story, it didn't take away from the excitement of Alice tumbling down the rabbit hole or waiting to see if she would shrink or grow from drinking the mysterious liquid in the bottle marked 'Drink Me. Each time I finished a chapter, I was frantically flipping the page to see who Alice would meet next.
I came to love the story and its characters, but have never, since entering adulthood, considered this book from a literary perspective. Publication : , Macmillan. This name was actually a pseudonym for the writer, Reverend Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, who was known for his physical deformities, occasional deafness, and, interestingly, a quite severe stammer. Within his own family, he would put on performances for his younger siblings, and wrote much fiction for the purposes of the family magazine. I would ordinarily end my context section here, but I feel honour-bound to address the scandal often associated with Lewis Carroll. I have already said that he maintained strong relationships with children, particularly young girls, and he often used them as subjects in his photography. This connection he had with children was doubtless unusual, and has since caused much speculation regarding the nature of these relationships, critics often suggesting that there was something sinister to them.
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