After the bible, koran and shakespeare, alice's adventures in wonderland is the most frequently quoted and best known in the world the story has been translated into 174 different languages , including korean, japanese, egyptian and arabic. Description: almost new condition bookseller inventory # 0486275434-u about this title: synopsis: one of the english language's most popular and frequently quoted books, alice's adventures in wonderland was the creation of charles lutwidge dodgson (1832-1898), a distinguished scholar and mathematician who wrote under the pseudonym of lewis carroll. Like alice, dodgson never resolved the question of who he really was he died aged 65 in 1898 i think the appeal of wonderland is threefold first, it is the haunting meditation of a lonely, brilliant artist, grappling with the puzzles of existence, the nature of being, and the relations of words and meaning. 'legendary' first edition of alice in wonderland set for auction at $2-3m the edition is one of only 22 known copies in existence, after lewis carroll withdrew the print run because of a problem. Alice in wonderland it's almost impossible to set this story in the time and in the space because nearly all of it forms part of a dream: alice was very tired and suddenly she felt asleep and began to dream.
One of the most popular and most quoted books in english, alice's adventures in wonderland was the creation of charles ludwig dodgson (1832-1898), a distinguished scholar, mathematician and author who wrote under the pseudonym lewis carrol. Perhaps the first story is more like a description of a young friend growing up and disappearing out of one's life by becoming an adult, and as such, out of dodgson's reach dodgson lost contact with alice liddell in 1868, a few years before the publishing of the sequel. These famous alice in wonderland quotes throw light on important issues in a subtle way at first, alice in wonderland quotes sound quite mundane however, if you search carefully for inner meaning, you will find these quotes rich in truisms and life's great philosophies.
Charles lutwidge dodgson (/ ˈ l ʌ t w ɪ dʒ ˈ d ɒ d s ən /) 27 january 1832 - 14 january 1898), better known by his pen name lewis carroll, was an english writer of world-famous children's fiction, notably alice's adventures in wonderland and its sequel through the looking-glass. Alice the heroine and the dreamer of wonderland she is the principal character alice's sister she reads the book without pictures or conversationsalice's boredom with her sister's book leads her to fall asleep and dream her adventures in wonderland.
Alice in wonderland quotes quotes tagged as alice-in-wonderland (showing 1-30 of 170) why, sometimes i've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast. Alice's adventures in wonderland is full of parody and satire and in chapter iii, victorian history is carroll's target and in chapter iii, victorian history is carroll's target the mouse offers to dry the other creatures and alice by telling them a very dry history of england. This year marks the 150th anniversary of lewis carroll's alice's adventures in wonderland, probably the most beloved children's book in english, as well as the most parodied, quoted.
Alice in wonderland quotes (showing 1-30 of 283) but i don't want to go among mad people, alice remarked oh, you can't help that, said the cat: we're all mad here. Alice is a member of the upper class in the story one can conclude that alice is from the upper class by the way the author portrays her speaking, dressing, and acting england in the 1800's in reading alice in wonderland, a marxist critic would argue that lewis carroll included characters that. Curiosities about alice in wonderland alice's influence alice in wonderland is one of the most often-quoted books in english, up there with the bible and hamlet.