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Snark movie is at hand, let me tell you again

The Onion’s A.V. Club called out for Hollywood to stop making Alice movies and explore some of Carroll’s other works, like Snark and even Sylvie and Bruno. Well, a bigger budget film adaptation of The Hunting of the Snark is being made (bigger compared to last year’s student film by Peter Pavlakis), directed by Michael… [read full post]

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Heart No Kuni No Alice now available in English

Translating a Japanese manga cartoon into English must be a trip down the rabbit hole itself. Thankfully, some unknown hero has taken the plunge and translations of all three volumes of Heart No Kuni No Alice or Alice in the Country of Hearts (by author Quinrose and artist Hoshino Soumei) are being published this spring. Volumes… [read full post]

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Twinkle, twinkle little bat: Carroll at the ballgame

“The Mad Hatter” sold by New Era Hats

What number connects Lewis Carroll with the noble game of baseball? For the answer to this question, please welcome guest blogger and LCSNA-member Ron Papp. ~ Rachel Jackie Robinson Day has come and gone again. As you may know, on April 15th each year all the Major League Baseball players wear the number 42 on… [read full post]

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Evertype re-publishes the first German translation, Alice’s Abenteuer im Wunderland

Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass are, I understand, to be published for the first time in German. When I first learned this important fact, it surprised me for a moment, for I had thought that both these classics had by this time passed into all civilized tongues; but after some little reflection, I… [read full post]

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Through the LED screen

Alice fans and collectors tend to like real books – crisp, dusty, or yellowing, and preferably with pictures and conversations. Whilst reports of the death of print media have been greatly exaggerated, the iPad is the next big test of whether tablet technology can thrive in the mainstream, resurrect the glossy magazines, bring down the… [read full post]

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New hardcover clothbound Penguin edition

Just a quick mention for Penguin’s new flamingo-bound hardcover edition of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. It is part of a new range of hardcover classics, all with linen cases created by Coralie Bickford-Smith, typographer and chief cover designer for Penguin (she also has a small line in tea-towels). The edition was released on March 10th,… [read full post]

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Feliz aniversário para a Sociedade Lewis Carroll do Brasil

The Lewis Carroll Society of Brazil is having their First Anniversary meeting today at No Centro Cultural Brasile iro Britânico (Rua Ferreira de Araújo, 741 – Pinheiros, São Paulo). Here’s the description from their blog (fed thru Google Translate): Is coming the day of our big event desaniversário! The Lewis Carroll Society of Brazil, with support… [read full post]

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Tea Party Symposium at St. Peter’s College, NJ

LCSNA President Andrew Sellon gave an informal talk to an appreciative audience at St. Peter’s College in Jersey City, NJ on Wednesday, April 7th, about how he fell down the rabbit hole and ended up a Lewis Carroll fan for life. English Club President Jonathan Brantley (pictured to the left wearing March Hare ears) had… [read full post]

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