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Alice's adventures in Wonderland
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Published:
Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2015].
Format:
Book
Edition:
150th anniversary edition.
Physical Desc:
xxx, 102 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Lexile measure:
850L
Status:
Description

"Commemorating the 150th anniversary of one of the most beloved classics of children's literature, this illustrated edition presents Alice like you've never seen her before. In 1865, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, an Oxford mathematician and Anglican deacon, published a story about a little girl who tumbles down a rabbit hole. Thus was the world first introduced to Alice and her pseudonymous creator, Lewis Carroll. This beautiful new edition of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland features rarely seen illustrations by Salvador Dalí that illuminate the surreal yet curiously logical and mathematical realm into which Alice famously falls. In an informative and wide-ranging introduction, Carroll expert Mark Burstein discusses Dalí's connections with Carroll, his treatment of the symbolic figure of Alice, and the mathematical nature of Wonderland. In addition, mathematician Thomas Banchoff reflects on the friendship he shared with Dalí and explores the mathematical undercurrents in Dalí's work"--

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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780691170022, 0691170029
Accelerated Reader:
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Level 7.4, 5 Points
Lexile measure:
850

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General Note
Book published in association with the National Museum of Mathematics (New York, New York)
Description
"Commemorating the 150th anniversary of one of the most beloved classics of children's literature, this illustrated edition presents Alice like you've never seen her before. In 1865, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, an Oxford mathematician and Anglican deacon, published a story about a little girl who tumbles down a rabbit hole. Thus was the world first introduced to Alice and her pseudonymous creator, Lewis Carroll. This beautiful new edition of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland features rarely seen illustrations by Salvador Dalí that illuminate the surreal yet curiously logical and mathematical realm into which Alice famously falls. In an informative and wide-ranging introduction, Carroll expert Mark Burstein discusses Dalí's connections with Carroll, his treatment of the symbolic figure of Alice, and the mathematical nature of Wonderland. In addition, mathematician Thomas Banchoff reflects on the friendship he shared with Dalí and explores the mathematical undercurrents in Dalí's work"--,Provided by publisher.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Carroll, L., & Dalí, S. (2015). Alice's adventures in Wonderland. 150th anniversary edition. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898 and Salvador Dalí. 2015. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898 and Salvador Dalí, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2015.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Carroll, Lewis, and Salvador Dalí. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. 150th anniversary edition. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2015. Print.

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