The result was Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There dated ; actually published Decembera work as good as, or better than, its predecessor.
He was adept at mimicry and story-telling. In he published his first piece of work under the name that would make him famous. They were not always entirely new. I am hopeful that this letter will pass into the collection of a library that will make it available to those who wish to see it for their own research, or if it passes again into private hands, that the new owner will be liberal in sharing this new letter with libraries for exhibits.
He was widely assumed for many years to have derived his own "Alice" from Alice Liddell ; the acrostic poem at the end of Through the Looking Glass spells out her name in full, and there are also many superficial references to her hidden in the text of both books.
On August first,Dodgson was sent to a boarding school 10 miles from his house, called Richmond School, Yorkshire Woolf. Most of this output was humorous, sometimes satirical, but his standards and ambitions were exacting. They were not always entirely new.
Photography was a means for Carroll to enter intellectual society and make friends. And we must also consider that he was writing to the woman who occasionally housed his child friends on visits to Eastbourne, where he went for summer vacations of peace and quiet.
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 while his two sons were hardly more than babies.
This attack was diagnosed as possibly "epileptiform" and Carroll himself later wrote of his "seizures" in the same diary. He has been presented as paedophile, perpetual child, as scholar-saint as innocent dreamer of children, as a deviant resident in an ivory tower or dreaming spire.
Sometimes they were new versions of old stories; sometimes they started on the old basis, but grew into new tales owing to the frequent interruptions which opened up fresh and undreamed-of possibilities. He was born in the old parsonage at Daresbury.
At home on vacations, he helped his father teach in the local school, was a leader in games many of which he inventedand wrote poetry and stories for magazines that he issued to amuse family and friends.
Even now, so many years after his death, some of his private correspondence can still surface—even if only long enough to pass from one private collection to another at public auction.
So his statement here should be taken with more than a grain of salt. He was happiest in the company of children for whom he created puzzles, clever games, and charming letters. He stopped taking photographs because keeping his studio working was too time-consuming.
Renowned Victorian author Lewis Carroll was born Charles Lutwidge Dodgson on January 27,in Daresbury, Cheshire, England. The son of a clergyman, Carroll was the third child born to a family of eleven children.
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Lewis Carroll, pseudonym of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, (born January 27,Daresbury, Cheshire, England—died January 14,Guildford, Surrey), English logician, mathematician, photographer, and novelist, especially remembered for Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland () and its sequel, Through the Looking-Glass ().
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