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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 a hundred and fiftieth anniversary of 1 of the main liked classics of kid's literature, this illustrated variation offers Alice like you could have by no means visible her before.

In 1865, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, an Oxford mathematician and Anglican deacon, released a narrative a couple of little lady who tumbles down a rabbit gap. hence used to be the area first brought to Alice and her pseudonymous writer, Lewis Carroll. this pretty re-creation of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland beneficial properties infrequently noticeable 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. furthermore, mathematician Thomas Banchoff displays at the friendship he shared with Dalí and explores the mathematical undercurrents in Dalí's work.

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Said Alice, in a great hurry to change the subject of conversation. ” 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!

Poor Alice! It was as much as she could do, lying down on one side, to look through into the garden with one eye; but to get through was more hopeless than ever: she sat down and began to cry again. “You ought to be ashamed of yourself,” said Alice, “a great girl like you,” (she might well say this) “to go on crying in this way! ” But she went on all the same, shedding gallons of tears, until there was a large pool all round her, about four inches deep and reaching half down the hall. After a time she heard a little pattering of feet in the distance, and she hastily dried her eyes to see what was coming.

Alice had no idea what to do, and in despair she put her hand in her pocket, and pulled out a box of comfits (luckily the salt water had not got into it), and handed them round as prizes. There was exactly one a-­piece, all round. “But she must have a prize herself, you know,” said the Mouse. “Of course,” the Dodo replied very gravely. ” it went on, turning to Alice. “Only a thimble,” said Alice sadly. “Hand it over here,” said the Dodo. Then they all crowded round her once more, while the Dodo solemnly presented the thimble, saying “We beg your acceptance of this elegant thimble”; and, when it had finished this short speech, they all cheered.

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