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Wonderland of Whimsy: Poetry in Celebration of Lewis Carroll

Wonderland of Whimsy: Poetry in Celebration of Lewis Carroll
The Swerve Goes Down The Rabbit Hole

Carrollian April Lynn James (aka Madison Hatta) will be presenting Wonderland of Whimsy: Poetry in Celebration of Lewis Carroll at The Swerve at the Mt. Airy Garage on October 3rd at 7pm, admission $5.  This is one of many events in celebration of Alice150, if you are in the Philadelphia area don’t miss it as April… [read full post]

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Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland “Mad Hatter’s Mashup Party”

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]

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Rackham iPad App

There is a new Alice iPad app, featuring beautifully rendered Arthur Rackham illustrations!  At $2.99 it is a bargain.  Get yours now!  From the iTunes page: • Complete set of Interactive illustrated boards beautifully adapted for iPad and iPad Mini with animations, physical objects, and interactive sounds. • Complete set of original boards presented in… [read full post]

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Lewis Carroll’s Dream-child and Victorian Child Psychopathology

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]

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New Picture Book Retelling of Alice

In celebration of the 150th anniversary, Imagine! Publishing (an imprint of Charlesbridge) is publishing a picture book edition called Alice in Wonderland: Down the Rabbit Hole. Fashioned as an introduction to the classic for younger readers, the story is retold by Charles Nurnberg and Joe Rhatigan with luminous paintings by bestselling French illustrator Eric Puybaret.

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New Illustrated Alice in the Netherlands

A newly illustrated hardcover Wonderland / Looking-Glass has been released in the Netherlands by artist Floor Rieder, translated by Sofia Englishman.  The illustrations are quite charming and I think will be of interest to many in our humble little society. You can order it (€25) here, or through various Netherlands bookstores through its ISBN, 9789025759179.

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