By Lewis Carroll

ISBN-10: 1400874262

ISBN-13: 9781400874262

Commemorating the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of 1 of the main loved classics of children’s literature, this illustrated version offers Alice like you’ve by no means noticeable her before.

In 1865, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, an Oxford mathematician and Anglican deacon, released a narrative a couple of little woman 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 good points hardly visible illustrations by way of Salvador Dalí that light up the surreal but interestingly logical and mathematical realm into which Alice famously falls.

In an informative and wide-ranging advent, Carroll specialist 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 paintings.

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How brave they’ll all think me at home! ) Down, down, down. Would the fall never come to an end? ” she said aloud. “I must be getting somewhere near the centre of the earth. ) Presently she began again. “I wonder if I shall fall right through the earth! How funny it’ll seem to come out among the people that walk with their heads downward! The antipathies, I think—­” (she was rather glad there was no one listening, this time, as it didn’t sound at all the right word) “—­but I shall have to ask them what the name of the country is, you know.

And she’s such a capital one for catching mice, you ca’n’t think! And oh, I wish you could see her after the birds! ” This speech caused a remarkable sensation among the party. ” And a Canary called out in a trembling voice, to its children, “Come away, my dears! ” On various pretexts they all moved off, and Alice was soon left alone. ” she said to herself in a melancholy tone. “Nobody seems to like her, down here, and I’m sure she’s the best A Caucus-­R ace and a Lon g Tale 29 cat in the world!

Soon her eye fell on a little glass box that was lying under the table: she opened it, and found in it a very small cake, on which the words “EAT ME” were beautifully marked in currants. ” She ate a little bit, and said anxiously to herself “Which way? ”, holding her hand on the top of her head to feel which way it was D own the Rabbit -­H ole 13 growing; and she was quite surprised to find that she remained the same size. To be sure, this is what generally happens when one eats cake; but Alice had got so much into the way of expecting nothing but out-­of-­the-­ way things to happen, that it seemed quite dull and stupid for life to go on in the common way.

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