Alice's adventures in Wonderland by (Fictitious character from Carroll) Alice; Carroll, Lewis;

By (Fictitious character from Carroll) Alice; Carroll, Lewis; D'Aquino, Andrea; Dobson, Austin

Commemorating the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of 1 of the main liked classics of kid's literature, this illustrated variation provides Alice like you could have by no means obvious 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 realm first brought to Alice and her pseudonymous author, Lewis Carroll. this gorgeous new version of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland beneficial properties not often visible illustrations via 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 advent, Carroll specialist Mark Burstein discusses Dalí's connections with Carroll, his therapy 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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She was up to her chin in salt-­water. Her first idea was that she had somehow fallen into the sea, “and in that case I can go back by railway,” she said to herself. ) However, she soon made out that she was in the pool of tears which she had wept when she was nine feet high. ” said Alice, as she swam about, trying to find her way out. “I shall be punished for it now, I suppose, by being drowned in my own tears! That will be a queer thing, to be sure! ” Just then she heard something splashing about in the pool a little way off, and she swam nearer to make out what it was: at first she thought it must be a walrus or hippopotamus, but then she remembered how small she was now, and she soon made out that it was only a mouse, that had slipped in like herself.

Luckily for Alice, the little magic bottle had now had its full effect, and she grew no larger: still it was very uncomfortable, and, as there seemed to be no sort of chance of her ever getting out of the room again, no wonder she felt unhappy.

Regis Hotel cocktail lounge. And now, off to Wonderland! Figure 11. Thomas Banchoff with hypercube display at the Dalí museum in Figueres, 2004 This page intentionally left blank This page intentionally left blank Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland This page intentionally left blank All in the golden afternoon Full leisurely we glide; For both our oars, with little skill, By little arms are plied, While little hands make vain pretence Our wanderings to guide. Ah, cruel Three! In such an hour, Beneath such dreamy weather, To beg a tale of breath too weak To stir the tiniest feather!

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