Part of the charter of the Lewis Carroll Society of North America (LCSNA) is to publish materials relevant to Lewis Carroll studies. The Society maintains an active publication program including new Carroll studies, primary material, and a Society journal.
One of the primary purposes of the Lewis Carroll Society of North America is to publish books relevant to his works and life. From first revealing to the world “The Wasp in a Wig,” the long-thought-lost chapter of Through the Looking-Glass, in 1977, through the six-volume printing of all his pamphlets, to a book of his unpublished poetry in 2018, our publications program is ambitious and well respected.
In his lifetime, Lewis Carroll—sometimes under his real name, Charles Dodgson—published over three hundred pamphlets on an enormously wide variety of subjects. (This number also includes contributions to periodicals and unpublished manuscripts.) For over three decades, our Society has assiduously collected and collated the original, definitive texts, publishing them over the years with the University of Virginia Press in six hardcover volumes: I. The Oxford Pamphlets, Leaflets, and Circulars; II. Mathematical; III. Political; IV. Logic; V. Games and Puzzles; VI. A Miscellany of Works on Alice, Theatre, Religion, Science, and More.
The Knight Letter is the name of the Society’s journal. It contains scholarly essays, entertainments, illustrations, and plenty of news items. Generally running about 50 pages per issue, it appears twice per year and is present at major libraries and is on various databases. Some far-flung folks who cannot join us at meetings retain active memberships purely based on their enjoyment of the Knight Letter.