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  Lewis Carroll - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
His great-grandfather, also Charles Dodgson, had risen through the ranks of the church to become a bishop; his grandfather, another Charles, had been an army captain, killed in action in 1803 while his two sons were hardly more than babies.
Dodgson senior made some progress through the ranks of the church: he published some sermons, translated Tertullian, became an Archdeacon of Ripon Cathedral, and involved himself, sometimes influentially, in the intense religious disputes that were dividing the Anglican church.
Dodgson soon excelled at the art, and it became an expression of his very personal inner philosophy; a belief in the divinity of what he called beauty, by which he seemed to mean a state of moral or aesthetic or physical perfection.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Charles_Lutwidge_Dodgson   (4006 words)

 Lewis Carroll
Dodgson's family was predominantly northern English, with Irish connections, Conservative, Anglican, High Church, upper middle class, and inclining towards the two good old upper middle class professions of the army and the Church.
His great-grandfather, also Charles Dodgson, had risen through the ranks of the church to become a bishop; his grandfather, another Charles, had been an army captain, killed most romantically in action in 1803 while his two sons were hardly more than babies.
Young Charles was born in the little parsonage of Daresbury in Cheshire, the oldest boy but already the third child of the four-and-a-half year marriage.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/l/le/lewis_carroll.html   (2280 words)

 Dodgson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Charles Dodgson senior was born in 1800 and studied at the University of Oxford where he gained a First Class degree in both mathematics and classics.
Charles Lutwidge was the eldest of his parents three boys, having two elder sisters Fanny, born in 1828, and Elizabeth, born in 1830.
Dodgson's work present a complete and unified approach to the electoral reform issues which were being discussed at the time, but in doing so he developed and contributed ideas to game theory and apportionment which are well in advance of the 1880s.
www-gap.dcs.st-and.ac.uk /~history/Mathematicians/Dodgson.html   (2698 words)

 CHARLES LUTWIDGE DODGSON - LoveToKnow Article on CHARLES LUTWIDGE DODGSON   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
(1832-1898), English mathematician and author, son of the Rev. Charles Dodgson, vicar of Daresbury, Cheshire, was born in that village on the 27th of January 832.
The literary life of Lewis Carroll became familiar to a wide circle of readers, but the private life of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson was retired and practic-.
Mr Dodgson was always very fond of children, and it was an open secret that the original of Alice was a daughter of Dean Liddell.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /D/DO/DODGSON_CHARLES_LUTWIDGE.htm   (465 words)

 John Shaw
Charles Lutwidge Dodgson is considered to be "perhaps the most quoted author in the English language after Shakespeare and the translators of the King James Bible" (Bloom, intro.).
Charles, who is better known by the pseudonym Lewis Carroll, which he "invented by Latinizing and reversing his first two names" (Hinde, 28), was born on January 27, 1832, as the first son of an eventual family of eleven to a "learned but poor Anglican clergyman" (Hinde, 11).
Dodgson's relationship with Alice Liddell and other little girls became the passion and joy of his life, and his literary works are a direct result of his want to understand and entertain them.
courses.wcupa.edu /fletcher/britlitweb/jshawb.htm   (1468 words)

 Lewis Carroll
Charles was at this time under a studentship, which meant he would continue to study and teach at Christ Church for the rest of his life, and he was expected to remain single and also to take holy orders at some point.
Though no one is quite sure (the relevant passages in Charles' diary were removed by a niece), it is probable that sometime in June of 1863, he had suggested to one or perhaps both of Alice's parents that he might someday court and marry her when she grew old enough.
Charles died on 14 January 1898 of a severe bronchial infection, possibly aggravated by the newfangled asbestos fires he had had installed in his rooms to replace the unsafe coal fires.
incompetech.com /authors/carroll   (1250 words)

 Carroll Lewis (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson) by Marcin Wiesyk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Charles Lutwidge Dodgson was born at Daresbury, Cheshire, on January 27, 1832.
Charles was eleven when his family moved to Croft in North Yorkshire and, at the age of twelve, was sent to Richmond School as a border.
Dodgson was charmed by the little girl and within a couple of days had sketched her.
members.aol.com /Marcin23/Lewis.html   (1083 words)

 Teach Me! - discover more about Alice and Lewis Carroll   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Charles Lutwidge Dodgson was born on 27th January 1832, in the parsonage of Daresbury, Cheshire, the eldest son of the Reverend Charles Dodgson, perpetual curate of the parish.
Although Dodgson was undoubtedly a great photographer, he is probably best remembered as the author of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, published under the pseudonym of Lewis Carroll, a name based on a Latinised reversal of his first two names, Charles Lutwidge.
Dodgson had a very inventive mind, and devised games and puzzles for the amusement of his child-friends, including word games, games of logic and a game based on croquet, which he played with the Liddell children in the Deanery garden.
www.aliceinoxford.net /printableSite/teach_carroll.htm   (819 words)

 Cassady Collection: Finding Aids   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This collection of work by Lewis Carroll (born Charles Lutwidge Dodgson) was given to USC in 2000 by George Cassady, M.D. in honor of his parents.
Dodgson was an inventor of puzzles, games, ciphers, and mnemonics, and an amateur pioneer in photography.
Dodgson died at Guilford, Surrey, on January 14, 1898 of influenza, 2 weeks before his 66th birthday.
www.usc.edu /isd/archives/arc/findingaids/cassady   (318 words)

 Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (Lewis Carroll): A Brief Biography
His family was predominantly northern English, with Irish connections, Conservative, Anglican, High Church, upper middle class, and inclining towards the two good old upper middle class professions of the army and the Church.
But in 1845, young Dodgson moved on to Rugby School, where he was evidently less happy, for as he wrote some years after leaving the place.
The linked extracts from In the Shadow of the Dreamchild will try and answer these questions, and trace the strange story of how "Carroll" came to be born and to eclipse the reality of the man who created him.
www.victorianweb.org /authors/carroll/bio1.html   (1976 words)

 Who Was Lewis Carroll?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Lewis Carroll is the pen name of a man named Charles Lutwidge Dodgson who was born on January 27, 1832.
Charles graduated in 1854 from the Chris Church College in Oxford with first class honors in math, second class honors in classics, and with the Butler Scholarship.
Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, aka Lewis Carroll, died on January 14, 1898, of influenza in Guilford, Surrey, England.
schoolweb.missouri.edu /ashland.k12.mo.us/lm/lcarrol2.html   (249 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Dodgson condensation begins with an n-by-n matrix and then successively computes k-by-k matrices with k going from n-1 down to 1.
A generalized Dodgson procedure might conceivably be competitive with standard determinant-evaluation algorithms when the entries are integers or symbolic quantities.
A side remark: Robbins and Rumsey, in their study of Dodgson condensation, (D.P. Robbins and H. Rumsey, Jr., Determinants and alternating sign matrices, Advances in Mathematics 62 (1986), 169--184) noticed that a modification of the algorithm gives rise to something they called the "lambda-determinant" of a matrix, where lambda is a free parameter.
www.math.wisc.edu /~propp/somos/dodgson   (1213 words)

 Dodgson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (1832-1898) (timeline of his life) was an artist of the Victorian era.
Dodgson was the oldest child of eleven and with his creativity, he invented stories and games for his younger siblings; he had no problem keeping them entertained.
Dodgson was noted for his patience and his ability to keep his cool about this type of ridicule.
www.uwrf.edu /~W1082720/Dodgson.htm   (373 words)

 The Design of a Photo Album Structure with Removable Leaves: Rebinding Photographs Vol. III by Lewis Carroll   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (Fig.4), known to most of us as Lewis Carroll, the author of Alice in Wonderland, was a man of diverse interests including mathematics, logic, photography, art, theatre, religion, and science.
At the age of 24, Dodgson was introduced to photography and he bought his first camera and photographic outfit for making wet collodion negatives.
Dodgson also had many of his sitters sign the album page where their photograph would be placed, as can be understood through this exchange between him and Dymphna Ellis (Figs.
aic.stanford.edu /conspec/bpg/annual/v17/bp17-13.html   (2919 words)

 Charles Lutwidge Dodgson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Charles Lutwidge Dodgson was a lecturer at Christ Church, Oxford, a clergyman, and a professional mathematician.
It is not surprising, then, that this "juvenile"--originally written for the three Liddell children, daughters of the Dean, but particularly for Alice Liddell (later Hargreaves)--should have such a strong appeal for adults.
The copy exhibited is the second (American) issue of the first edition, and is bound in the same red cloth as the first issue, showing Alice holding the Pig on the front cover, and the Chesire Cat on the back.
www.lib.udel.edu /ud/spec/exhibits/treasures/english/dodgson.html   (338 words)

 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass
Lewis Carroll was born Charles Lutwidge Dodgson in 1832 in the parsonage of Daresbury in Cheshire, England, a small village about twenty miles from Liverpool.
Among the persons of his era whom Dodgson persuaded to sit for portraits were the poet Alfred Tennyson, Sir John Millais, Prince Leopold (the youngest son of Queen Victoria), Lord Salisbury (who became Oxford Chancellor in 1870), the Crown Prince of Denmark, John Ruskin, and the actress Ellen Terry.
However, it is through Charles Dodgson's extensive letters and diaries that a great deal of his life, motivations, and inspiration are revealed.
www.teachervision.com /lesson-plans/lesson-4412.html   (1640 words)

 Family Records - Exhibitions - Lewis Carroll
During the trip, Charles made up stories to entertain the girls and at the end of the day when he returned the children to the Deanery, Alice begged him to write down some of the stories for her.
The Reverend Charles Lutwidge Dodgson remained a bachelor all his life but he was very much a family man and was always keen to be at the centre of important family events such as weddings and christenings.
By this time, Charles Dodgson senior had died, and as the new head of the family, the responsibility of seeing that his sisters were properly provided for fell on Charles's shoulders.
www.familyrecords.gov.uk /frc/exhibitions/carroll3.htm   (585 words)

 Lewis Carroll: International Center of Photography
Lewis Carroll was the pen name of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, an Oxford mathematics lecturer.
Dodgson's fame as an author has impeded previous discussions of his photographic interests, with his images having been cast as hobbyist creations rather than serious works of art.
Dodgson was raised in the countryside of Yorkshire, north of London, and moved to Oxford to attend Christ Church College in 1851.
museum.icp.org /museum/exhibitions/lewis_carroll   (549 words)

 Lewis Carroll   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Born Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, Lewis Carroll grew up as the third of eleven children who were so artistically inclined as to produce magazines of word games and acrostics.
This quiet little village, situated in lush Cheshire countryside, is probably most famous as the birthplace of the author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson born in Daresbury in 1832, whose work has brought happiness to thousands of children throughout the world.
Dodgson's considerable output of books and pamphlets of a mathematical and, to a lesser degree, of a logical nature shows that he was both a conscientious senior student of Christ Church and a mathematician of distinction.
schoolweb.missouri.edu /ashland.k12.mo.us/ce/02page   (1306 words)

 Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson) (1832-1898), Photographer and author of 'Alice in Wonderland'
Dodgson created his famous pen name from his own: the Latin for ‘Charles’ is ‘Carolus’, thus ‘Carroll’; ‘Lutwidge’ (Dodgson’s mother’s maiden name) = ‘Lugwig’, the German for ‘Lewis’.
Dodgson became an undergraduate of Christ Church, Oxford, in 1851 and, when he took up photography in 1856, was a Student (Fellow) and Mathematics Lecturer of the college.
Dodgson remained at Christ Church throughout his life and it was there that he wrote Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There (1871).
www.npg.org.uk /live/search/person.asp?search=sa&LinkID=mp01321&role=art   (183 words)

 A Word on Charles Lutwidge Dodgson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, known by his pen name, Lewis Carroll, was a man of diverse interests - in mathematics, logic, photgraphy, art, theater, religion, medicine, and science.
He was happiest in the company of children for whom he created puzzles, clever games, and charming letters.
His books are among the most quoted works in the English language, and his influence (with that of his illustrator, Sir John Tenniel) can be seen everywhere, from the world of advertising to that of atomic physics.
www.lewiscarroll.org /cld.html   (202 words)

 A biography of Lewis Carroll by Derek Hudson
LEWIS CARROLL (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson) was born on 27 January 1832 at Daresbury, Cheshire.
The story of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (Lewis Carroll) is one of the most curious in Victorian literature.
For different reasons, neither was anxious publicly to acknowledge his creative work during his lifetime: Dodgson took refuge in a pseudonym; Hopkins died unknown to fame, his startlingly original poems remaining unpublished until thirty years after his death.
www.ourcivilisation.com /smartboard/shop/hudsond/carroll/chap1.htm   (743 words)

 §16. Lewis Carroll. VI. Lesser Poets of the Middle and Later Nineteenth Century. Vol. 13. The Victorian Age, Part ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In some respects, and those important ones, it comes nearer to Lear’s than to any other by the approximation to nursery rimes; he wrote pure nonsense sometimes; the use of jargon in proper, and, indeed, in common, names and so forth.
But, it is, in others, not far from Calverley’s—the two men, indeed, were born close together and must have been actual contemporaries at Oxford before Calverley migrated.
Dodgson’s academic vein, however, was mathematical not classical, and there is something of the manipulation of symbols in his systematical absurdity and the nonsensical preciseness of his humour.
www.bartleby.com /223/0616.html   (417 words)

 The National Museum of Photography, Film & Television - Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Lucy Lutwidge with microscope, 1858 by Lewis Carroll
Early in 1855, when photography was not yet twenty years old, an Oxford student, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (1832-98), son of the rector of the Yorkshire village of Croft, went to the nearby town of Ripon and 'Got my likeness photographed by Booth.
Dodgson is today best known by the pen-name 'Lewis Carroll', under which he wrote two of the most enduring children's books, Alices's Adventures in Wonderland and Alice Through the Looking-Glass.
www.nmpft.org.uk /insight/onexhib_LewisCarrollPhotograph.asp   (831 words)

 Quem é Lewis Carroll?
Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, mais conhecido como Lewis Carroll, nasceu em Inglaterra em 1832, foi matemático, lógico, fotógrafo e romancista sendo reconhecido como tal após o seu sucesso com "Alice no País das Maravilhas", faleceu em 1898.
Dodgson - era pastor protestante e deu ao filho uma educação religiosa, preparando-o para uma carreira também religiosa.
Ao que parece Dodgson sofria de insónias e durante as longas noites em que não conseguia dormir, entretinha-se a formular problemas lógicos divertidos,construir jogos de palavras e adivinhas.
www.educ.fc.ul.pt /docentes/opombo/seminario/alice/lewis_carroll.htm   (921 words)

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