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 a hundred and fiftieth anniversary of 1 of the main cherished classics of kid's literature, this illustrated variation offers Alice like you have by no means visible 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 was once the realm first brought to Alice and her pseudonymous writer, Lewis Carroll. this gorgeous re-creation of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland beneficial properties not often obvious 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. additionally, mathematician Thomas Banchoff displays at the friendship he shared with Dalí and explores the mathematical undercurrents in Dalí's work.

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Suddenly she came upon a little three-­legged table, all made of solid glass: there was nothing on it except a tiny golden key, and Alice’s first thought was that it might belong to one of the doors of the hall; but, alas! either the locks were too large, or the key was too small, but at any rate it would not open any of them. However, on the second time round, she came upon a low curtain she had not noticed before, and behind it was a D own the Rabbit -­H ole 11 little door about fifteen inches high: she tried the little golden key in the lock, and to her great delight it fitted!

Either the well was very deep, or she fell very slowly, for she had plenty of time as she went down to look about her, and to wonder what was going to happen next. First, she tried to look down and make out what she was coming to, but it was too dark to see anything: then she looked at the sides of the well, and noticed that they were filled with cupboards and book-­shelves: here and there she saw maps and pictures hung upon pegs. She took down a jar from one of the shelves as she passed: it was labelled “­ORANGE MARMALADE,” but to her great disappointment it was empty: she did not like to drop the jar, for fear of killing somebody under­ neath, so managed to put it into one of the cupboards as she fell past it.

Said the Mouse with an important air. “Are you all ready? This is the driest thing I know. Silence all round, if you please! ‘William the Conqueror, whose cause was favoured by the pope, was soon submitted to by the English, who wanted leaders, and had been of late much accustomed to usurpation and conquest. ” said the Lory, with a shiver. ” said the Mouse, frowning, but very politely. ” said the Lory, hastily. “I thought you did,” said the Mouse. “I proceed. ” said the Duck. ” “I know what ‘it’ means well enough, when I find a thing,” said the Duck: “it’s generally a frog, or a worm.

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