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Contrariwise Kickstarter Update and New YouTube Clip

This just in…. “First, I want to offer our thanks for posting a link to our album pre-sale for “Contrariwise: Songs from Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland andThrough the Looking-Glass” on your site. I don’t know if you post any updates on projects in process, but we have 63 hours left and have only met about 30%… [read full post]

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Baba Studio Alice Bags and Tarot Deck

If shopping for Carrollian goodies is your “bag,” then you might want to check out Baba Studio’s web site, if you haven’t already done so.  They have quite a selection of Alice-themed bags.  To see the results of a search for “Wonderland” on their site, click me. Baba Studio is also hard at work on… [read full post]

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A Site About Wonderland on the Web

Recent Carleton College graduate Lauren Millikan has created a web site called “Curiouser and Curiouser: The Evolution of Wonderland.”  Here is a brief description of the site’s purpose, from the “About” page: “The internet is a pretty crazy place. It’s very easy to get lost in it. Many of the people that you meet are… [read full post]

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A Call for Unpublished Carrollian Games and Puzzles

This just in from Chris Morgan: “Oh Dear, How Puzzling It All Is” I am currently editing Volume 5 in the LCSNA’s The Pamphlets of Lewis Carroll series, this one about “Games and Puzzles.” In addition to all of the relevant pamphlets, I would like to get copies of any unpublished Carroll letters and other… [read full post]

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Iris Theatre Presents a Month of Wonderland and a Night of Snark

News from London-town!  The Iris Theatre will be presenting two Carrollian productions in coming months, performed at St. Paul’s Church in Covent Garden.  Click the links below for more information about these performances: Alice in Wonderland  July 30-August 31st And for one night only: The Hunting of the Snark September 1st If you attend either… [read full post]

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Another Lewis Carroll-Themed Song Cycle

Composer Bruce Lazarus posted a link on our Facebook page about The Lewis Carroll Project, his art song cycle dedicated to the life and works of Lewis Carroll.  Lazarus has drawn his libretto from both well-known and lesser-known Carroll writings, including The Game of Logic and a letter to a child friend.  You can read more about… [read full post]

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A Nice Review for the Strawdog Snark in Chicago

The recent Strawdog Theatre Company production of The Hunting of the Snark  has softly and suddenly vanished away, but Josh Sobel, the production’s director and the company’s literary manager, just sent me this link to their rave review.  Who knows, maybe this Snark will surface again, in Chicago, NY, or at a theatre near you!

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A Lovely Review for “A Perfect Likeness” by Daniel Singer

If you attended our Spring 2013 meeting in Winston-Salem, NC, then you already know LCSNA member Daniel Singer’s new play about a fictional meeting between Lewis Carroll and Charles Dickens was warmly received.  In case you missed it, you can read a glowing review here.  Congratulations, Dan!  We look forward to more productions of this… [read full post]

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Alice and the Challenge of Depicting a Dream in Literature

One of our Mimsy Minions submitted this link to a blog post from the New York Review of Books about the difficult (and perhaps impossible) challenge writers face when attempting to depict a dream.  Alice, of course, features prominently in the discussion.  And the post is appropriately illustrated with odd images from the late, great… [read full post]

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