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Lewis Carroll as I knew him

by Isa Bowman

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Published by Dover in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith a new introduction by Morton N. Cohen.
ContributionsCohen, Morton N. 1921-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21477093M
ISBN 100486205606

Lewis Carroll ( – ) Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (Janu Janu ), better known by the pen name Lewis Carroll, was a British author, mathematician, logician, Anglican clergyman and photographer.. His facility at word play, logic, and fantasy has delighted audiences ranging from the most naive to the most sophisticated. Lewis Carroll. Charles E. Merrill Company, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Lewis Carroll Full view - once or twice she had peeped into the book her sister was reading, but it had no pictures or conversations in it, "and what is the use of a book," thought Alice, /5(5).

Lewis Carroll's novella, Through the Looking Glass, contains numerous allusions to Cervantes' novel, Don Quixote. Lewis Carroll uses elements from the comic masterpiece as shorthand for a certain kind of absurdist humor. Like Cervantes, Carroll creates a main character, Alice, who is ba 4/5(1). The Reverend Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (Janu –Janu ), better known by the pen name Lewis Carroll, was an English author, mathematician, logician, Anglican clergyman, and photographer.. His most famous writings are Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel Through the Looking-Glass as well as the poems "The Hunting of the Snark" and "Jabberwocky".

In , Carroll released a piece of work using a pseudonym that would make him famous. He published a romantic poem titled Solitude using Lewis Carroll as the pen name. Carroll first book was Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland published in It was the first novel in Alice in Wonderland series that consists of five books.   Charles Dodgson, better known as his pseudonym Lewis Carroll, hated the very books that made him famous for precisely that reason. An extremely shy and private mathematician and logician. he despised getting fan letters and hated, even more, when he was recognized by strangers because of having penned Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass.


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Lewis Carroll as I knew him by Isa Bowman Download PDF EPUB FB2

Dodgson was the eldest son and third child in a family of seven girls and four boys born to Frances Jane Lutwidge, the wife of the Rev. Charles Dodgson. He was born in the old parsonage at Daresbury. His father was perpetual curate there from untilwhen he became rector of Croft in.

Lewis Carroll as I knew him. New York, Dover Publications [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Lewis Carroll; Lewis Carroll; Lewis Carroll: Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Isa Bowman. Lewis Carroll as I knew him Paperback – January 1, by Isa Bowman (Author) › Visit Amazon's Isa Bowman Page.

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The author, a former chairman of the Lewis Carroll Society, and the editor of 10 volumes of Carroll’s diaries, told the Guardian that Carroll was “a man who had an instant rapport with.

Jenny Woolf, a London-based journalist, is author of the recently published The Mystery of Lewis Carroll. Alice Liddell, who urged Dodgson to write down the story that became Alice, posed for him Author: Jenny Woolf. Lewis Carroll Lewis Carroll as I knew him book I Knew Him by Isa Bowman A readable copy.

All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. See details - Lewis Carroll As I Knew Him (ExLib) by Isa Bowman. See all 3 pre-owned listings. 1) His name wasn’t really “Lewis Carroll.” (It was Charles Dodgson.) 2) He was not primarily a writer of nonsensical stories for children, but rather a renowned mathematician.

Author of the famous and bestselling book, ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’ and ‘Through the Looking Glass’, Lewis Carroll needs no introduction. An ace storyteller, he was a genius who crafted a fantasy world that every reader wanted to be a part of.

Lewis Carroll: A biography Morton Cohen's biography of Charles Dodson ("Lewis Carroll") is an insightful examination of a complex and flawed man. Dodson () was an English clergyman, mathematician, writer and photographer.

He is better known to /5. Lewis Carroll was an English fiction writer who wrote and created games as a child. At he received a studentship at Christ Church and was appointed a lecturer in mathematics. Carroll was Born: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Quotes.

78 of the best book quotes from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland #1 “‘Have I gone mad?’ ‘I am afraid so, you are entirely bonkers. but I will tell you a secret all the best people are.‘” Lewis Carroll.

Picture book. cats Alice in. Reprinted as "Lewis Carroll as I Knew Him" Clark, Anne () Lewis Carroll: A Biography; Cohen, Morton N. (): Lewis Carroll, Photographer of Children; Cohen, Morton N.

(): The Russian Journal - II: A Record kept by Henry Parry Liddon of a Tour Taken with C. Dodgson; Cohen, Morton N. (): Lewis Carroll and the Kitchins. However, those who knew him best, knew that in the man, Charles Dodgson, there was a unity between author, mathematician, and Christian.

There was a close connection between his mathematics and his humor. According to his nephew and biographer, Stuart Dodgson Collingwood, as quoted in Morton Cohen's Lewis Carroll:File Size: 87KB.

Jenny Woolf’s new book, The Mystery of Lewis Carroll, sticks to this tradition. Her goal is to find the “real man” behind the literary feints, the professional facades, and the puzzling.

The “Alice” books he wrote as Lewis Carroll remain, more than a century after their publication, one of the few common repositories of reference; at a time when nobody knows who Damon and.

First published inAlice's Adventures in Wonderland began as a story told to Alice Liddell and her two sisters on a boating trip in July of The novel follows Alice down a rabbit-hole and into a surreal world of strange and wonderful characters who constantly turn everything upside-down with their mind-boggling logic and word play, and their fantastic parodies.3/5(3).

Encouraged by the book's success, Carroll wrote a second volume, Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There (). Based on the chess games Carroll played with the Liddell children, it included material he had written before he knew them.

This is not so much a biography of Carroll as it is a carefully researched rejection of much of the biographical lore that surrounds the man. By revealing just how little we can know about Carroll due to the lack of records or the distorted collection of materials left by his heirs, Woolf reveals not a child-man obsessed with little girls, but rather a grown up who struggled with his faith /5.

Lewis Carroll Quotes. 97 of the best book quotes from Lewis Carroll #1 “We’re all mad here. I am mad; you are mad.” “‘Oh, how I wish I could shut up like a telescope. I think I could, if only I knew how to begin.’ ‘For, you see, so many out-of-the-way things had happened lately, that Alice had begun to.

"Lewis Carroll's personal life intrigues adult readers because Alice in Wonderland is a text for children but the notion that the author photographed, however innocently, young girls in a state of. The author, a Lewis Carroll expert, has chosen to tell Lewis’s biography through the people he met and associated with.

This works up to a point, but when it comes to areas such as the theatre, for example, it tends to become just a list of people he knew/5. With great sadness we note the passing of Martin Gardner this past Saturday,in Norman, Oklahoma at the age of Martin Gardner was not only a founding member of the Lewis Carroll Society of North America but also, it is surely safe to say, the founder of serious Carroll studies through the publication of his book The Annotated Alice.

The contemporary image of Alice in Wonderland author Lewis Carroll means he is viewed as a social misfit with an unhealthy interest in little girls, taking nude photographs of them by the : Dalya Alberge.