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 a hundred and fiftieth anniversary of 1 of the main loved 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. hence was once the area first brought to Alice and her pseudonymous author, Lewis Carroll. this pretty new version of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland beneficial properties not often obvious illustrations by means of Salvador Dalí that light up the surreal but apparently logical and mathematical realm into which Alice famously falls.

In an informative and wide-ranging creation, Carroll specialist Mark Burstein discusses Dalí's connections with Carroll, his therapy 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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The final time I saw Dalí was in 1985 in Figueres at his dwelling next to the museum. He was quite ill at the time; he was receiving oxygen constantly and had full-­time nursing care. We spoke in French because it was too difficult for him to manage in English. There was another person there, a physicist who was setting up a meeting on science and time, featuring René Thom and Nobel Prize–­winning chemist Ilya Prigogine. Dali later appreciated watching their confrontation from his sickbed on a remote videocast.

Oh dear! ” (when she thought it over afterwards, it occurred to her that she ought to have wondered at this, but at the time it all seemed quite natural); but when the Rabbit actually took a watch out of its waistcoat-­pocket, and looked at it, and then hurried on, Alice started to her feet, for it flashed across her mind that she had never before seen a rabbit with either a waistcoat-­pocket, or a watch to take out of it, and, burning with curiosity, she ran across the field after it, and was just in time to see it pop down a large rabbit-­hole under the hedge.

When she thought it over afterwards, it occurred to her that she ought to have wondered at this, but at the time it all seemed quite natural); but when the Rabbit actually took a watch out of its waistcoat-­pocket, and looked at it, and then hurried on, Alice started to her feet, for it flashed across her mind that she had never before seen a rabbit with either a waistcoat-­pocket, or a watch to take out of it, and, burning with curiosity, she ran across the field after it, and was just in time to see it pop down a large rabbit-­hole under the hedge.

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