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

ISBN-10: 0691170029

ISBN-13: 9780691170022

ISBN-10: 1472572610

ISBN-13: 9781472572615

Commemorating the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of 1 of the main cherished classics of kid's literature, this illustrated variation provides Alice like you've gotten by no means visible her before.

In 1865, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, an Oxford mathematician and Anglican deacon, released a narrative a few little lady who tumbles down a rabbit gap. hence used to be the realm first brought to Alice and her pseudonymous author, Lewis Carroll. this gorgeous new version of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland beneficial properties not often obvious illustrations through Salvador Dalí that remove darkness from the surreal but interestingly logical and mathematical realm into which Alice famously falls.

In an informative and wide-ranging advent, Carroll professional Mark Burstein discusses Dalí's connections with Carroll, his remedy of the symbolic determine of Alice, and the mathematical nature of Wonderland. additionally, mathematician Thomas Banchoff displays at the friendship he shared with Dalí and explores the mathematical undercurrents in Dalí's work.

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7 8 Chapter O ne In another moment down went Alice after it, never once considering how in the world she was to get out again. The rabbit-­hole went straight on like a tunnel for some way, and then dipped suddenly down, so suddenly that Alice had not a moment to think about stopping herself before she found herself falling down what seemed to be a very deep well. Either the well was very deep, or she fell very slowly, for she had plenty of time as she went down to look about her, and to wonder what was going to happen next.

I almost think I can remember feeling a little different. ” And she began thinking over all the children she knew that were of the same age as herself, to see if she could have been changed for any of them. “I’m sure I’m not Ada,” she said, “for her hair goes in such long ringlets, and mine doesn’t go in ringlets at all; and I’m sure I ca’n’t be Mabel, for I know all sorts of things, and she, oh, she knows such a very little! Besides, she’s she, and I’m I, and—­oh dear, how puzzling it all is! I’ll try if I know all the things I used to know.

The Mouse did not answer, so Alice went on eagerly: “There is such a nice little dog, near our house, I should like to show you! A little bright-­eyed terrier, you know, with oh, such long curly brown hair! And it’ll fetch things when you throw them, and it’ll sit up and beg for its dinner, and all sorts of things—­I ca’n’t remember half of them—­and it belongs to a farmer, you know, and he says it’s so useful, it’s worth a hundred pounds! ” cried Alice in a sorrowful tone. ” For the Mouse was swimming away from her as hard as it could go, and making quite a commotion in the pool as it went.

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