New PDF release: Alice's adventures in Wonderland

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 one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of 1 of the main cherished classics of kid's literature, this illustrated variation provides Alice like you have got by no means obvious 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. therefore was once the realm first brought to Alice and her pseudonymous author, Lewis Carroll. this gorgeous new version of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland positive aspects infrequently visible illustrations by way of Salvador Dalí that remove darkness from the surreal but apparently logical and mathematical realm into which Alice famously falls.

In an informative and wide-ranging creation, Carroll professional Mark Burstein discusses Dalí's connections with Carroll, his remedy of the symbolic determine of Alice, and the mathematical nature of Wonderland. moreover, mathematician Thomas Banchoff displays at the friendship he shared with Dalí and explores the mathematical undercurrents in Dalí's work.

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He took me for his housemaid,” she said to herself as she ran. “How surprised he’ll be when he finds out who I am! ” As she said this, she came upon a neat little house, on the door of which was a bright brass plate with the name “W. RABBIT” engraved upon it. She went in without knocking, and hurried upstairs, in great fear lest she should meet the real Mary Ann, and be turned out of the house before she had found the fan and gloves. 31 32 Chapter F our “How queer it seems,” Alice said to herself, “to be going messages for a rabbit!

Cried the Mouse, who was trembling down to the end of its tail. “As if I would talk on such a subject! Our family always hated cats: nasty, low, vulgar things! ” 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!

And Alice was so much frightened that she ran off at once in the direction it pointed to, without trying to explain the mistake it had made. “He took me for his housemaid,” she said to herself as she ran. “How surprised he’ll be when he finds out who I am! ” As she said this, she came upon a neat little house, on the door of which was a bright brass plate with the name “W. RABBIT” engraved upon it. She went in without knocking, and hurried upstairs, in great fear lest she should meet the real Mary Ann, and be turned out of the house before she had found the fan and gloves.

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