So did you know that biologists use characters from Carroll to describe biological phenomena? I didn’t. The Red Queen has been in use for some time, but now the Cheshire Cat has his turn, describing a phenomenon whereby a particular species of marine life ‘escapes’ from a hazardous environment – in this case one with… [read full post]
We are very proud to announce volume five in our projected six-part series The Pamphlets of Lewis Carroll, whose goal has been to publish all of Carroll’s many pamphlets in uniform book editions by topic. Edited by Christopher Morgan, this volume gathers together and annotates all editions of Carroll’s game and puzzle pamphlets for the first… [read full post]
An extraordinarily handsome edition of Wonderland has been published by Inky Parrot/Artists’ Choice Editions in the UK. Each chapter is illustrated by a different artist, and a talented and worldwide group they are (Java, UK, Italy, Japan, Greece, US, Germany, Belgium). The edition is 340 Standard Copies, and 56 Special Copies with signed prints in… [read full post]
Something really cool is happening this month in honor of Alice 150 – a giant social, open source, public domain, digital publishing event all centered around Alice. Sponsored by and hosted on Medium, a social writing platform created by Twitter co-founder Ev Williams. This event invites anyone to publish their own digital version of Alice using… [read full post]
This post contains excerpts from the WSJ article, which emphasizes Alice translations, including a preview of the ground-breaking three volume set, Alice in a World of Wonderlands. See full article “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,” Lewis Carroll’s 1865 classic about a pert girl in a pinafore who falls down a rabbit hole into a magical and… [read full post]
Everyone is definitely jumping on the bandwagon for Alice’s 150th, including the Wall Street Journal. Today’s issue features an article featuring discussion on all the various translations – including the upcoming work by Carrollian Jon Lindseth. Check it out!
A Harvard professor has posted an interesting blog article about Alan Turing’s interactions with Carroll’s writings – both Wonderland and Logic. Check it out here.