Category Archives: Alice in Wonderland

Lewis Carroll and Queen Victoria

Windows into History… in Wonderland 9. Today is the final entry in our Wonderland articles, which have been a connecting theme throughout July.  I recently finished reading an excellent biography of Lewis Carroll (Rev. Charles Dodgson) by Michael Bakewell (1996), … Continue reading

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It’s my old friend… who are you?

Windows into History… in Wonderland 8. We have a connecting theme this month: Lewis Carroll (Rev. Charles Dodgson) and Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Dodgson died in 1898 after his cold symptoms took a turn for the worst and he fell … Continue reading

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Carrollean Misunderstandings

Windows into History… in Wonderland 7. We have a connecting theme this month: Lewis Carroll (Rev. Charles Dodgson) and Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.  In 1867 Dodgson went on a tour of Europe with his friend Rev. Henry Liddon.  In Russia … Continue reading

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An Argument with Lewis Carroll

Windows into History… in Wonderland 6. We have a connecting theme this month: Lewis Carroll (Rev. Charles Dodgson) and Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.  Dodgson was not generally keen on foreign travel, but in 1867 he did go abroad on a … Continue reading

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“Refer to the Big Drawer!”

Windows into History… in Wonderland 5. We have a connecting theme this month: Lewis Carroll (Rev. Charles Dodgson) and Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.  Dodgson was not generally keen on foreign travel, but in 1867 he did go abroad on a … Continue reading

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Lewis Carroll says “Non!”

Windows into History… in Wonderland 4. We have a connecting theme this month: Lewis Carroll (Rev. Charles Dodgson) and Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.  Dodgson was not generally keen on foreign travel, preferring to spend his summers at Eastbourne or on … Continue reading

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Who was Lewis Carroll?

Windows into History… in Wonderland 3. We have a connecting theme this month: Lewis Carroll (Rev. Charles Dodgson) and Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.  Dodgson was generally very keen to keep his own life separate from the work of “Lewis Carroll” … Continue reading

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The Genesis of Alice

Windows into History… in Wonderland 2. We have a connecting theme this month: Lewis Carroll (Rev. Charles Dodgson) and Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.  It is not by accident that I chose July for this.  Exactly 157 years ago, on 4th … Continue reading

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1865 Reviews of “Alice”

Windows into History… in Wonderland 1. This month I will be doing something a bit different on Windows into History, with a connecting theme for the whole month: Lewis Carroll (Rev. Charles Dodgson) and Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.  July is … Continue reading

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