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The Resource The mystery of Lewis Carroll : discovering the whimsical, thoughtful and sometimes lonely man who created Alice in Wonderland, Jenny Woolf ; [foreword by Edward Wakeling]

The mystery of Lewis Carroll : discovering the whimsical, thoughtful and sometimes lonely man who created Alice in Wonderland, Jenny Woolf ; [foreword by Edward Wakeling]

Label
The mystery of Lewis Carroll : discovering the whimsical, thoughtful and sometimes lonely man who created Alice in Wonderland
Title
The mystery of Lewis Carroll
Title remainder
discovering the whimsical, thoughtful and sometimes lonely man who created Alice in Wonderland
Statement of responsibility
Jenny Woolf ; [foreword by Edward Wakeling]
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A portrait of the author of "Alice in Wonderland" analyzes contradictory aspects of his character, tapping recently discovered sources to set Carroll's life in the context of Victorian England, and assesses his financial difficulties and his relationship with the real Alice
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Woolf, Jenny
Dewey number
  • 828/.809
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Carroll, Lewis
  • Authors, English
  • Mathematics teachers
  • Mathematicians
  • Photographers
  • Children's stories
  • Oxford (England)
Label
The mystery of Lewis Carroll : discovering the whimsical, thoughtful and sometimes lonely man who created Alice in Wonderland, Jenny Woolf ; [foreword by Edward Wakeling]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [300]-317) and index
Contents
'My father and mother were honest though poor-- ' : Family -- 'You can do arithmetic, I trust?' : Oxford life -- 'Nose in the middle, mouth under' : The human body -- 'This strange wild man from other lands' : Love and sex -- 'Children are three-fourths of my life' : Children -- 'Child of the pure unclouded brow' : Alice -- 'That awful mystery' : Religion and the supernatural -- 'And would you be a poet?' : Literature and storytelling -- ' -- took the Camera of Rosewood' : Photography -- 'He offered large discount, he offered a cheque' : Money -- Appendix: Report of Dr Yvonne Hart on Carroll's neurological symptoms
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
x, 326 p.
Isbn
9780312612986
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocn428026805
  • 380061
  • (OCoLC)428026805
Label
The mystery of Lewis Carroll : discovering the whimsical, thoughtful and sometimes lonely man who created Alice in Wonderland, Jenny Woolf ; [foreword by Edward Wakeling]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [300]-317) and index
Contents
'My father and mother were honest though poor-- ' : Family -- 'You can do arithmetic, I trust?' : Oxford life -- 'Nose in the middle, mouth under' : The human body -- 'This strange wild man from other lands' : Love and sex -- 'Children are three-fourths of my life' : Children -- 'Child of the pure unclouded brow' : Alice -- 'That awful mystery' : Religion and the supernatural -- 'And would you be a poet?' : Literature and storytelling -- ' -- took the Camera of Rosewood' : Photography -- 'He offered large discount, he offered a cheque' : Money -- Appendix: Report of Dr Yvonne Hart on Carroll's neurological symptoms
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
x, 326 p.
Isbn
9780312612986
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocn428026805
  • 380061
  • (OCoLC)428026805

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