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Alico en Mirlando (Esperanto)

A new edition of La aventuroj de Alico en Mirlando (Wonderland in Esperanto) has been published by the Esperanto-Asocio de Britio. Illuminated by the fantastic Chris Riddell illustrations, the text is based on Donald Broadribb’s 1996 translation and significantly revised by Edmund Grimley Evans. You can get it from their website. Or a bookstore (ISBN:… [read full post]

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“…for I never was so small as this before, never!”

The goal of the Tiny Alice Project was to produce the smallest ever reproduction of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, with letters measuring in nanometers. And they succeeded! The project was an unlikely collaboration between a Welsh scientist, Dr. Daryl Beggs, and a Welsh fantasy-literature expert, Dr. Dimitra Fimi. Using electron-beam lithography, they printed the book… [read full post]

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Philip Glass Ballet “Alice” Now Online

“The French company Opéra national du Rhin Ballet premiered Alice Feb. 11–13, 2022, in Mulhouse, and Feb. 18–19 in Strasbourg. ‘With a new score by Philip Glass, a figurehead of American minimalism, choreographers Amir Hosseinpour and Jonathan Lunn reimagine and reinvent Carroll’s fantastical world. Freed from the original narrative, the dancers of the OnR Ballet… [read full post]

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Dalí Alice in Korean

The publisher Moonye has released the Princeton University Press version of Alice with the Dalí illustrations (이상한 나라의 앨리스: 살바도르 달리 에디션) in a translation into Korean by Soon-yung Lee (이순영). There are two editions: a trade (ISBN 978-89-310-2260-5, shown on the right) and a deluxe (예스 특별판, ISBN 978-89-310-2261-2, on the left). The introduction… [read full post]

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Gerald Barry Opera Now on CD

Gerald Barry’s hour-long surreal opera Alice’s Adventures under Ground was composed in 2016. The world premiere concert performance took place in LA and a week later in London (KL 98:39). In 2020, a fully staged production took place at the The Barbican Centre, a co-production of the Irish National Opera and the Royal Opera, Covent… [read full post]

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“Alice, who always took a great interest in questions …”

In 2016, data visualizer Nicholas Rougeux extracted everything but the punctuation in Wonderland and made a fine poster thereof. Now Clive Thompson has created similar software that extracts only the questions from a literary work (or anything else). Cut’n’paste in a digital copy of Wonderland (or any other book) into his tool and see what… [read full post]

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Lipchenko Art Auction in Support of Ukraine

Canadian artist Oleg Lipchenko has very generously decided to auction off his Carrollian work, books and original art, in support of his native Ukraine. The auction is LIVE. You can see his presentation on YouTube or go to his Facebook page or Instagram or his site.

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Les Aventures d’Alice (1970)

The 2-hour 1970 ORTF (Office de Radiodiffusion Télévision Française) production, described in The Annotated Alice 150 as a “burlesque with stunning visual and auditory overlay” has recently been found on YouTube by Adriana Peliano, to whom we give thanks. With English subtitles. Nine-year-old Marie-Véronique Maurin stars as Alice. Adriana says she loves it, calling it… [read full post]

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Fall 2021 Meeting Now Viewable Online!

Yes, all our fabulous Fall 2021 speakers and presentations are now visible on our YouTube channel. Click here for the playlist. (And if you still want more, the earlier Spring 2021 meeting playlist is here.) Thanks to all involved and especially to Alan Tannenbaum for editing, organizing, and posting them.

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