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Lee and Shepard
Macmillan and Co.
Lee and Shepard,
Macmillan and Co.,
Macmillan Co. / 1869–1897
Explore the peculiar world of Lewis Carroll with this collection of his fantastical stories and poetry. In a world increasingly dominated by reason, Lewis Carroll—himself a mathematician from an intensely conservative family—became famous for writing nonsense. Released in 1866, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland met with immediate commercial success, and was in the hands of everyone from Queen Victoria to Oscar Wilde. Ever since, readers have been unceasingly captivated by Alice and her interactions with the White Rabbit, the Cheshire Cat, and the Queen of Hearts.
The Select Works of Lewis Carroll includes both Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, and its sequel Through the Looking Glass, and What Alice Found There. Carroll’s whimsical wit is unmatched in the English language, and will be appreciated by any student of literature and language.
The Noet edition of these valuable volumes are enhanced by amazing functionality. Study Carroll’s texts alongside a library of classic literature and philosophy. Important terms link to dictionaries, encyclopedias, and a wealth of other resources in your digital library. Powerful searches help you find exactly what you’re looking for. Tablet and mobile apps let you take your study with you. With Noet, the most efficient and comprehensive research tools are in one place, so you get the most out of your study.
Lewis Carroll (1832–1898) was an English writer, mathematician, photographer, and Anglican deacon. The son of a conservative Anglican churchman, he attended Richmond Grammar School and then Rugby School. He went on to Oxford University, where he obtained first-class honors in mathematics and remained a lecturer in mathematics for most of his life. He is best known for his works Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. Carroll remains one of the most celebrated authors in the literary nonsense genre.