Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Title page o the oreeginal edition (1865)
AuthorLewis Carroll
IllustratorJohn Tenniel
KintraUnitit Kinrick
Publication date
26 November 1865
Follaed biThrough the Leukin-Glass

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (commonly shortened tae Alice in Wonderland) is an 1865 novel written bi Inglis author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson unner the pseudonym Lewis Carroll.[1] It tells o a girl named Alice who faws doun a rabbit hole intae a fantasy warld populatit bi peculiar, anthropomorphic creaturs. The tale plays wi logic, givin the story lastin popularity wi adults as well as wi childer.[2] It is considered tae be ane o the best examples o the leeterary nonsense genre.[2][3] Its narrative coorse an structur, characters an imagery hae been enormously influential[3] in baith popular cultur an leeteratur, especially in the fantasy genre.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. BBC's Greatest English Books list
  2. 2.0 2.1 Lecercle, Jean-Jacques (1994) Philosophy of nonsense: the intuitions of Victorian nonsense literature Routledge, New York, page 1 and following, ISBN 978-0-415-07652-4
  3. 3.0 3.1 Schwab, Gabriele (1996) "Chapter 2: Nonsense and Metacommunication: Alice in Wonderland" The mirror and the killer-queen: otherness in literary language Indiana University Press, Bloomington, Indiana, pp. 49–102, ISBN 978-0-253-33037-6