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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass

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ISBN-10: 0553213458

ISBN-13: 9780553213454

Edition: N/A

Authors: Lewis Carroll, John Tenniel, Morton N. Cohen

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In 1862 Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, a shy Oxford  mathematician with a stammer, created a story about  a little girl tumbling down a rabbit hole. Thus  began the immortal adventures of Alice, perhaps the  most popular heroine in English literature.  Countless scholars have tried to define the charm of  the Alice books--with those  wonderfully eccentric characters the Queen of Hearts,  Tweedledum and Tweedledee, the Cheshire Cat, Mock  Turtle, the Mad Hatter et al.--by proclaiming that  they really comprise a satire on language, a  political allegory, a parody of Victorian children's  literature, even a reflection of contemporary  ecclesiastical history. Perhaps, as Dodgson might have  said,…    
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Book details

List price: $5.95
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 5/1/1984
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 4.49" wide x 7.24" long x 0.63" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English

Robert Frost, the quintessential poet of New England, was born in San Francisco in 1874. He was educated at Dartmouth College and Harvard University. Although he managed to support himself working solely as a poet for most of his life and holding various posts with a number of universities, as a young man he was employed as a bobbin boy in a mill, a cobbler, a schoolteacher, and a farmer. Frost, whose poetry focuses on natural images of New England, received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry four times for: New Hampshire, Collected Poems, A Further Range, and A Witness Tree. His works are noted for combining characteristics of both romanticism and modernism. He also wrote A Boy's Will, North of…