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  Lewis Carroll
"Lewis Carroll" (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson), the author of Alice in Wonderland, of mathematical treatises, and of a quantity of stories and poems, serious and humorous, was the son of a churchman and the eldest of eleven children.
From this time until his death in 1898 the story of Lewis Carroll is the story of his literary work, of his child friends, of his hobbies and inventions, and the story of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, mathematician, lecturer, and scholar, is secondary.
Carroll was tall, thin, and dark, with delicate features, smooth skin, and "thick curly hair." He "was, at sight, a much odder figure than an effervescent country vicar" with his jerky step.
www.victorianstation.com /authorcarroll.htm   (1328 words)

 MSN Encarta - Lewis Carroll
Lewis Carroll (1832-98), English author, mathematician, and logician, best known for his creation of the immortal fantasy Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
Carroll was born Charles Lutwidge Dodgson in Daresbury, Cheshire, on January 27, 1832, and was educated at Rugby and at Christ Church College, University of Oxford.
The Alice stories, which have made the name Lewis Carroll famous throughout the world, and have been translated into many languages, were originally written in 1862 for Alice Liddell, a daughter of Henry George Liddell, dean of Christ Church College.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761562250/Carroll_Lewis.html   (374 words)

 Lewis Carroll - Books and Biography
Lewis Carroll (1832-1898) was born at Daresbury in Chesire into a wealthy family.
Carroll himself always wished to be an artist and as a boy he illustrated all the manuscript magazines, which he made for his younger brothers and sisters.
Modern physicist have often compared the world of Lewis Carroll with the incredible phenomena of quantum reality - such as cats that are both alive and dead at the same time ('Schrödinger's cat') or with particles that change their identities for no apparent reason.
www.readprint.com /author-16/Lewis-Carroll   (766 words)

 Lewis Carroll
Carroll used the surrealistic settings of his fantasy world to question the norms of the Victorian age in a way that many critics considered his work subversive.
Lewis Carroll was born at Daresbury in Chesire into a wealthy family.
Carroll was very shy and he even hid his hands continually within a pair of gray-and-fl gloves.
www.classicreader.com /author.php/aut.46   (590 words)

 Lewis Carroll: International Center of Photography
Lewis Carroll's children's books especially Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and Through the Looking Glass (1871) are widely known and celebrated.
Lewis Carroll was the pen name of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, an Oxford mathematics lecturer.
According to Nickel, "Carroll's photographs show the workings of his unique intelligence, underscoring his literary concerns with fantasy, dreaming, childhood innocence, and the power of the imagination, but they also illustrate a strain of Victorian photography that has been largely ignored by or suppressed in official histories of the medium.
museum.icp.org /museum/exhibitions/lewis_carroll   (549 words)

 Lewis Carroll biography
Lewis Carroll is the pseudonym of the English writer and mathematician Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, b.
The son of a clergyman and the firstborn of 11 children, Carroll began at an early age to entertain himself and his family with magic tricks, marionette shows, and poems written for homemade newspapers.
Carroll's comic and children's works also include The Hunting of the Snark (1876), two collections of humorous verse, and the two parts of Sylvie and Bruno (1889, 1893), unsuccessful attempts to re-create the Alice fantasies.
www.insite.com.br /rodrigo/text/lewis_carroll.html   (501 words)

 Carroll, Lewis - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Carroll, Lewis
An illustration by Henry Holiday (1839–1927) for English writer Lewis Carroll's poem The Hunting of the Snark.
English author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, who wrote under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll, aged 66, shortly before he died in 1898.
This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Carroll,+Lewis   (493 words)

 Lewis Carroll
Lewis Carroll (1832-1898), was, in real life, the Oxford Mathematics Lecturer (1855-81), the Rev Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, or to his many young friends who knew him personally, Mr Dodgson.
To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the death of Lewis Carroll (1998), a number of events were planned in Guildford, including an exhibition later in the year.
One of the strengths of Lewis Carroll is that he can be appreciated on several different levels, the weaver of children's tales, the intertwining of nonsense and logic, then there is a third level that few people see, the hidden, the cryptic, that which has to be searched for.
www.heureka.clara.net /art/carroll.htm   (1914 words)

 Lewis Carroll - Free Online Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Lewis Carroll was born Charles Lutwidge Dodgson on January 27, 1832, in Daresbury, Cheshire.
Carroll was the third child born to a family of eleven children.
Lewis Carroll died in Guildford, Surrey, on January 14, 1898.
carroll.thefreelibrary.com   (392 words)

 Lewis Carroll Info - Encyclopedia WikiWhat.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (January 27, 1832 - January 14, 1898), better known by the pen name Lewis Carroll, was a British author, writer, mathematician and photographer.
It is part of the mythology that Carroll only stammered in adult company, and was free and fluent with children, but there is nothing to support this idea.
This pseudonym was a play on his real name, Lewis being the anglicised form of Ludovicus, which was the Latin for Lutwidge, and Carroll being an anglicised version of Carolus, the Latin for Charles.
wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/l/le/lewis_carroll.html   (2076 words)

 Famous British Paedophiles - more   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
"Lewis Carroll" was the pseudonym of the English writer and mathematician Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, the creator of the classics Alice in Wonderland (1865), Through The Looking Glass (1872), and The Hunting of the Snark (1876).
The son of a clergyman and the firstborn of 11 children, Carroll began at an early age to entertain himself and his sisters with magic tricks, marionette shows, and poems written for homemade newspapers.
Although he took deacon's orders in 1861, Carroll was never ordained a priest, partly because he was afflicted with a stammer that made preaching difficult and partly, perhaps, because he had discovered other interests - little girls and photography.
www.glgarden.org /ocg/archive1/carroll.html   (470 words)

 Lewis Carroll - Biography and Works
Lewis Carroll (1832-1898), (pseudonym of English writer and mathematician, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson) is best known for his enduring classics Alice in Wonderland (1865) and Through the Looking Glass(1875).
Born the son of Charles Dodgson, Archdeacon of Richmond Cathedral, Lewis Carroll was the third of eleven children.
From entering Oxford at the age of 18 in 1850, Carroll was to spend the next fifty years of his life at Oxford until his death in 1898.
www.online-literature.com /carroll   (367 words)

 Whitby's White Rabbit Trail
Carroll entertained the older children with his tales and one, Alice, asked him to write the stories down.
Lewis Carroll's vivid imagination, love of words and logic led him, from his boyhood, to invent stories and all his life he loved to entertain children.
Lewis Carroll famously brought things he saw around him into his stories, so there is a quiz on some of the things you can see on the trail.
www.havencrest.worldonline.co.uk /wdta/content/whiterabbit.html   (249 words)

 Lewis Carroll: FAQ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Lewis Carroll was stoned on drugs when he wrote his Alice stories.
The Lewis Carroll rumors claimed that Carroll used drugs when he wrote his stories, suggesting that a drug, not Carroll's fertile imagination was responsible for these creative literary works.
When Lewis Carroll wrote "I am fond of children (except boys)", he affirmed his fondness for young girls more strongly than he would have had he written merely "I am fond of young girls".
www.megabrands.com /carroll/forf.html   (1187 words)

 fUSION Anomaly. Lewis Carroll
Lewis Carroll was the pseudonym of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, a lecturer in mathematics at Christ Church, Oxford, who lived from 1832 to 1898.
No evidence exists that Carroll's behavior was improper in any way towards Alice, but the fear that his feelings for her might exceed simple friendship seems to have concerned Mrs.
In any case, the Alice books, with their charmingly exaggerated presentation of the child's quest to survive and eventually become part of the adult world, are filled with thinly-veiled references to Carroll's affection for his young friend and deep sorrow at losing her to the onset of adulthood.
fusionanomaly.net /lewiscarroll.html   (794 words)

 A Lewis Carroll Centenary Exhibition
Since the Rev. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson is best known by his pen name, we have chosen to use "Lewis Carroll" throughout the text of the exhibition.
Unless otherwise identified, all of the items shown, whether books, photographs, drawings, letters or manuscripts, are by Lewis Carroll himself, and all the published works are first editions.
In conjunction with the exhibition, Aperture has produced a study of Lewis Carroll’s photography, featuring many examples from the Center’s Carroll collections: Morton N. Cohen.
www.hrc.utexas.edu /exhibitions/online/carroll   (315 words)

 The National Museum of Photography, Film & Television - Resources
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.
Later, Carroll had a studio, or 'glass house', built on the roof of the main ('Tom') quadrangle, to which he brought hundreds of sitters.
Though Carroll's pictures, of adults and children, are less stilted and artificial than many in the Victorian era, they are nonetheless carefully considered.
www.nmpft.org.uk /insight/onexhib_LewisCarrollPhotograph.asp   (831 words)

 Children's Literature -- Lewis Carroll -- Fairrosa Cyber Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This Carroll Overview, as part of the Victorian Web, offers many articles by students, putting Carroll in the context of the world he lived in.
Carroll was also a pioneer photographer and photographed many of his
Carroll, as we all know, has inspired many other creative souls in various artistic fields.
www.fairrosa.info /carroll.html   (294 words)

 [minstrels] The Walrus and the Carpenter -- Lewis Carroll
[minstrels] The Walrus and the Carpenter -- Lewis Carroll
From: "Nathan Smith" This poem by the outstanding writer and poet Lewis Carrol is not, in fact, sheer nonsensical writing.
Maybe Lewis Carroll liked the nonsense of it and it kept the theme of nonsense going that is visible in "Through a Looking Glass".
www.cs.rice.edu /~ssiyer/minstrels/poems/347.html   (2624 words)

 Amazon.com: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass: Books: Lewis Carroll,Martin Gardner   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Carroll also includes several parodies of what were well-known songs and rhymes in England at the time.
Lewis Carol was such a wonderful storyteller, full of imagination and creative use of the English language.
Lewis Carroll creates a wonderful fantasy world for young children but the appeal was not there for me. The separate worlds of both stories are chaotic but they pave a way of mystery and suspense.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0451527747?v=glance   (2048 words)

 melaniefletcher.com :: Lewis Carroll
Considering that he died years before the term "science fiction" was even coined, Lewis Carroll (aka the Reverend Charles Lutwidge Dodgson) enjoys a unique place, both as inspiration and participant, in the genre of science fiction.
From the fantastical whimsy of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland to the mirror-image world of Alice through the Looking Glass, Carroll's stories are a mix of mathematical logic and lyrical nonsense that appeal just as strongly to scientists, engineers, and science fiction writers of today as they did to their original audience in Victorian England.
However, Carroll was also realistic about the effect of his fiction on the reading public.
www.melaniefletcher.com /carroll   (413 words)

 USATODAY.com - Library of Congress puts Lewis Carroll's personal scrapbook online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Carroll collected about 130 scrapbook items between the years 1855 and 1872, during which he wrote Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel Through the Looking-Glass.
Carroll chose and arranged the items personally, the library points out, which throws light on his interests and collecting habits.
The Internet version of the notebook includes an introduction by an expert on Carroll, Edward Wakeling, timelines of Carroll's life and contemporary events, a portrait gallery of people whose names appear in the scrapbook and a system for searching the text for a word or a phrase, all available on international.loc.gov/intldl/carrollhtml.
www.usatoday.com /tech/webguide/internetlife/2004-08-07-carroll-loc_x.htm   (375 words)

 The Lewis Carroll Society Website - Homepage
The Lewis Carroll Society was formed in 1969 with the aim of encouraging research into the life and works of Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson).
Carroll scholars and enthusiasts will be pleased to hear of the publication of Richard Foulkes new book.
The list is primarily aimed at members of the Lewis Carroll Society as a supplementary means of receiving information to our regular printed publications.
lewiscarrollsociety.org.uk   (323 words)

 Simulation for Lewis Carroll's Pillow Problem
As the state of the bag, after the operation, is necessarily identical with its state before it, the chance is just what it was, viz.
Carroll's Pillow Problem -- see the Probability problems -- says that we know a bag contains one counter, and it is either fl or white.
The solution presumes that the bag is equally likely to contain a fl counter or a white counter, although neither Carroll nor Bogomolny makes that clear.
www.cut-the-knot.org /carroll.shtml   (589 words)

 The Academy of American Poets - Lewis Carroll
Renowned Victorian author Lewis Carroll was born Charles Lutwidge Dodgson on January 27, 1832, in Daresbury, Cheshire, England.
The son of a clergyman, Carroll was the third child born to a family of eleven children.
While teaching, Carroll was ordained as a deacon; however, he never preached.
www.poets.org /poet.php/prmPID/78   (546 words)

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