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INGRAM 1 0141439769

ALICE S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND AND THROUGH THE LOOKING-GLASS

Autor: LEWIS CARROLL

Editorial: INGRAM

9780141439761

Disponibilidad: En existencia

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I HAD SENT MY HEROINE STRAIGHT DOWN A RABBIT-HOLE . . . WITHOUT THE LEAST IDEA WHAT WAS TO HAPPEN AFTERWARDS, WROTE CHARLES DODGSON, DESCRIBING HOW ALICE WAS CONJURED UP ONE GOLDEN AFTERNOON IN 1862 TO ENTERTAIN HIS CHILD-FRIEND ALICE LIDDELL. HIS DREAM WORLDS OF NONSENSICAL WONDERLAND AND THE BACK-TO-FRONT LOOKING-GLASS KINGDOM DEPICT ORDER TURNED UPSIDE-DOWN: A BABY TURNS INTO A PIG, TIME IS ABANDONED AT A DISORDERED TEA-PARTY AND A CHAOTIC GAME OF CHESS MAKES A SEVEN-YEAR-OLD GIRL A QUEEN. BUT AMONGST THE ANARCHIC HUMOUR AND SPARKLING WORD PLAY, PUZZLES, PARADOXES AND RIDDLES, ARE POIGNANT MOMENTS OF ELEGIAC NOSTALGIA FOR LOST CHILDHOOD. STARTLINGLY ORIGINAL AND EXPERIMENTAL, THE ALICE BOOKS PROVIDE READERS WITH A DOUBLE WINDOW ON BOTH CHILD AND ADULT WORLDS. THIS IS THE MOST COMPREHENSIVELY ANNOTATED EDITION AVAILABLE AND INCLUDES THE MANUSCRIPT VERSION OF ALICE S ADVENTURES UNDERGROUND AND CARROLL S ESSAY ALICE ON THE STAGE WRITTEN FOR THE UNDER GROUND THEATRE IN 1887.
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I had sent my heroine straight down a rabbit-hole . . . without the least idea what was to happen afterwards, wrote Charles Dodgson, describing how Alice was conjured up one golden afternoon in 1862 to entertain his child-friend Alice Liddell. His dream worlds of nonsensical Wonderland and the back-to-front Looking-Glass kingdom depict order turned upside-down: a baby turns into a pig, time is abandoned at a disordered tea-party and ... Ver más
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Nombre ALICE S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND AND THROUGH THE LOOKING-GLASS
No. Ref. (SKU) 9780141439761
Editorial INGRAM
Género No
Autor LEWIS CARROLL
ISBN 0141439769
EAN 9780141439761
Idioma Inglés
Año 2021
Formatos Bolsillo
Número de páginas 356
Edición 1
Novedad N/A
Código BMG N/A

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