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Alice’s American Cousin: Joyce Carol Oates

See if you can’t dig up a copy of the August 2011 Princeton Magazine. There’s a good  cover feature by Stuart Mitchner called “Alice’s American Cousin,” about author Joyce Carol Oates and her lifelong love of Alice. Once upon a time an eight-year-old girl living in upstate New York received a birthday present that changed… [read full post]


Down the Rabbit Hole with Lewis Carroll and Leonard Weisgard

Leonard Weisgard at the Arne Nixon Center

If you find yourself in Fresno later this month, the Arne Nixon Center for the Study of Children’s Literature has a double-billing for you: The Center will offer two coordinating exhibitions in the Henry Madden Library. The second-floor Leon S. Peters Ellipse Gallery will display Lewis Carroll materials from the Arne Nixon Center’s extensive collection,… [read full post]