Publishers are getting in on the Alice150 celebrations! Here is a list of books that have or will come out this year. A new, highly illustrated edition of The Annotated Alice! The first trade edition with the Dalí illustrations! A 3-volume work on translations! New illustrators! Many more! Please feel free to email Mark if you… [read full post]
Artist Joe Hale has translated Alice into emoji – those cute little emoticons that populate Facebook and mobile phones. And now you can buy a poster of this amazing undertaking.
These days its seems that everyone wants to make creative photographic alterations to any number of subjects, however far too often these creations take on a life of their own and through the internet version of the game of telephone become ‘real’. Alan Beechey has recently posted an article on his blog that debunks several… [read full post]
The book The Story of Alice: Lewis Carroll and the Secret History of Wonderland has just been published in the UK, and will be available here in the US on June 1st – how typical 🙂 For those in the UK you can purchase it here now. On March 22, the Guardian published an lengthy review of… [read full post]
A new paper has been published by Stephanie L. Schatz, a research fellow at Purdue, and she has graciously provided us with a link to the paper. Abstract below: This essay reads Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1865) alongside influential mid-century Victorian psychology studies—paying special attention to those that Carroll owned—in order to trace the divergence of… [read full post]
New York Times article 2015/03/19 While the Alice of Lewis Carroll’s “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” was a fictional British character, she has touched the hearts of young and old worldwide, particularly in the United States. So it will come as no surprise that many of this year’s commemorations of the 150th anniversary of the novel’s… [read full post]
Quite a nice article in Forbes that discusses Anya in Wonderland by Nabokov under pseudonym, Dali, Steadman, and more at the Harry Ransom Center at UT Austin now through July 6th. For those attending the Spring meeting you’ll get to visit up close and personal as this is where the meeting takes place!
Guess this is theater week on the Carroll blog, but lots of good stuff happening. Next month the Drama Desk Award winning TADA Youth Theater is performing a new musical called The Trials of Alice in Wonderland. From their site: Book by William Brooke Music by Eric Rockwell Lyrics by Joanne Bogart Based on the… [read full post]
Everyone is jumping on the Alice bandwagon this year, and DC’s Synetic Theater is no exception. They will be mounting their own adaptation of “Alice in Wonderland” this fall as part of DC’s Women’s Voices Festival. From Broadway World: The whimsical Alice tumbles down the rabbit hole soon finding herself in the mysterious world of… [read full post]
This fall The Brass Tacks Ensemble will be performing the world premiere of a new Alice play called “Eat Me: Alice’s Adventures in the Working Class.” From Broadway World: Rounding out the season will be the World Premiere of Eat Me: Alice’s Adventures in the Working Class, written and directed by Isaac Ellis. Alice is… [read full post]