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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: 4.25" wide x 7.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English

(Helen) Beatrix Potter, 1866 - 1943 (Helen) Beatrix Potter was born in 1866 in London where she was privately educated. During most of her adult life, she lived in a farm cottage in Sawrey, Westmoreland County. She was unsuccessful in trying to publish her serious botanical work, watercolor studies of fungi, but she wrote and privately published "The Tale of Peter Rabbit" for an invalid child in 1900. This story became a children's classic throughout the world. Other animal characters created by her include, Benjamin Bunny, Jemima Puddle-Duck, and Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle. Her tales are illustrated by her own hand in delicate and detailed watercolor pictures depicting her characters. Potter's…