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Alice in Hogwarts Land

London’s Miraphora Mina and Rio de Janeiro’s Eduardo Lima started working together in 2002 to imagine and create the graphic universe of the Harry Potter™ film series. In 2009 they formed their own design studio, MinaLima™, “with the objective of creating distinctive and unconventional design and illustration for the entertainment and publishing industries,” and have… [read full post]

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Gorgeous Images from a Stunning Looking Glass Production in Moscow

My thanks to artist and LCSNA member (and mimsy minion) Tania Ianovskaia for this description of a stunning recent production of Alice Through the Looking Glass in Moscow.  We appreciate this information, Tania!  Now, if only there could be a film of that production, or a tour of it in other countries.  The imagery is simply… [read full post]

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Contrariwise CD Release Party This Friday January 10th

In a recent post I noted the release of a new CD by alternative band Daniel Hales, and the frost heaves, called Contrariwise: Music From Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass.  Daniel wants to let everyone know that this Friday, January 10th at 6:30pm in Massachusetts, they will be holding their official… [read full post]

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German Translations of Carroll’s Works Available Print-on-Demand

Here is another publishing item from one of our mimsy minions: “Günther Flemming’s German translation of the Alice books (including Under Ground and the Nursery), the Snark, plus a plethora of prefaces, poems, riddles, biographical sketches, and the article “Alice on the Stage,” along with a “kaleidoscope” of annotations and commentary — a task begun in 1967 — has… [read full post]

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Lewis Carroll As Victorian Art Director

One of our mimsy minions has shared a link to an interesting blog post that discusses the concept of Lewis Carroll as an Art Director–after all, he certainly oversaw all aspects of the publishing of the two Alice books.  The post also provides links to three related Pinterest boards. To read all about it, click me.

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Through the Looking-Glass and What Amanda Plummer Found There

One of our mimsy minions has alerted us to this NY Times review of the new film Abigail Harm, starring Amanda Plummer and directed by filmmaker Lee Isaac Chung.  The tie-ins with Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There are both literal and metaphorical, playing with the Alice and Fawn sequence.  The film also explores… [read full post]

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Sherlock Through the Looking-Glass

What if a series of puzzling crimes was being committed in Victorian London, and the only man to solve the mystery was Sherlock Holmes?  What, then, if he had to travel through the looking-glass, where logic doesn’t exist, to do it?  That’s the intriguing premise of the new play Sherlock Through the Looking-Glass by the ambitious… [read full post]

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Carrollian Connections in the Waterspell Trilogy

As you may have noted by reading some of our prior blog posts, a number of our LCSNA members are authors.  Member Deborah J. Lightfoot writes to tell us that her Waterspell fantasy trilogy has distinct Carollian elements–including clever use of a copy of Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There within the storyline. If you’re… [read full post]

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New List of Most Collectible Children’s Books

If you’re an avid collector of vintage children’s literature editions, you might be interested in this updated list of the most collectible children’s books, according to Helen Younger of Aleph-Bet Books.  As one would expect, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland makes the list.  And note the clever way she handles the issue of the publication date.  Disappointingly, Through… [read full post]

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Alice and Believing in Medieval Unicorns

An Alice sighting in Unicorn-land from LCSNA member Stephanie Lovett: The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Cloisters Museum, home of the famous unicorn tapestries, has an exhibit running called Search for the Unicorn, which opens with the “If you believe in me, I’ll believe in you” quote from Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There.  The… [read full post]

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