Critics have interpreted looking-glass as the more controlled and less spontaneous of the two works, more the product of dodgson the mathematical harold bloom takes a similar position in his introduction to lewis carroll (1987): the movement from 'you're nothing but a pack of cards' to 'i can't stand. Lewis carroll 1832-1898 (born charles lutwidge dodgson) english novelist, poet, satirist, and mathematician see also lewis carroll poetry criticism and alice's adventures in wonderland, through the looking-glass, and what alice found there criticism dodgson produced several essays on mathematics and symbolic. Aspects of alice: lewis carroll's dreamchild as seen through the critics' looking- glasses, 1865-1971 edited by robert phillips illustrations by sir john tenniel and lewis carrol. Alice in wonderland (norton critical editions) [lewis carroll, donald gray] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers this norton critical edition reprints the 1897 editions of alice's adventures in wonderland and through the looking-glass and the 1876 edition of the hunting of the snark new to the second. Psychoanalytic literary criticism 4 alice's adventures in wonderland written by lewis carroll in 1865, alice's adventures in wonderland, a literary classic of the english language, is one of the most celebrated and beloved fictions the universal success of the tale is all the more surprising since most of its. For example, critics view a novel by lewis carroll alice's adventures in wonderland, as a quest for maturity story, carroll's view on victorian society and even existential meaning on life all of those interpretations come from philosophical “drive” of the critics the truth is that anyone can point a finger at the book and come.
This year has seen the publication of edward wakeling's “lewis carroll: the man and his circle” (i b tauris) and the reissue of “lewis carroll: a biography,” by morton n cohen supremos of logic that comes from an essay, “the phallic gaze of wonderland,” by richard feldstein why do we feel so. All the time, alice finds herself confronted in different situations involving various different and curious animals being all alone she hasn't got any help at all from home or the world outside of wonderland lewis carroll describes the fall into the rabbit-hole as very long and he mentions bookshelves on the sides of the hole. Lewis carroll (1832-1898) a selective list of literary criticism for the british victorian poet and children's writer lewis carroll (charles dodgson), favoring signed articles by recognized scholars and articles published in peer-reviewed sources.
That's logic,” according to tweedledee, a character in lewis carroll's famous children's work through the looking glass (complete works 181) published in nineteenth-century literature criticism, meyer spacks concludes, “carroll's world of fantasy is most profoundly, in its semantic aspects at least, the sort of world for. Criticism about lewis carroll lewis carroll's relation to contemporary art http:// wwwvictorianweborg/authors/carroll/art1html: as you read alice in wonderland and through the looking glass, consider the complex relations of these pre- electronic multi-media works and the questions they raise for example, since the. Jenny karlsson alice's vacillation between childhood and adolescence in lewis carroll's alice's adventures in wonderland c-uppsats engelska termin: but, this essay illustrates carroll's professional familiarity with his child protagonist through the logic and consistency of his depiction of alice the definition of.
Critical essays themes in alice's adventures in wonderland alice's innocence makes her a perfect vehicle of social criticism a la candide in her but the nature of nonsense is much like chance, and rules to decipher it into logical meaning or sense patterns work against the principal intent of carroll's purpose — that is. Lewis carroll was the author of the critically acclaimed children's stories alice's adventures in wonderland and through the looking glass, and what alice found there fascinating both children and adults, the alice books and the verse contained within them have gained increasing critical interest in recent years today. Lewis carroll's book to their best loved list, putting it in their book shelf next to the works of edna st vincent millay and ten years installments of reader's digest books of the month then there are the carroll critics these readers do not love alice in wonderland they do not cherish it or condescend its contents instead.