Tag Archives: Lewis Carroll

CFPs: Angela Carter, Lewis Carroll and George MacDonald, Contemporary Gothic

Some more calls for papers and articles here: Ludics & Laughter as Feminist Aesthetic: Angela Carter at Play ‘Salman Rushdie famously called Carter a “one-off.” In this international collection of essays, we will consider that ludics and laughter contribute to … Continue reading

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CfA: The Victorian Roots of Fantasy

A Call for Articles on the Victorian roots of fantasy for the journal Fantasy Art and Studies (deadline 10 December 2017). Undoubtedly the Victorian era was a fruitful period for the emergence of imaginative fiction. Now, at a moment when … Continue reading

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Alice in Wonderland

Some items that I’ve recently spotted on the Alice books. First, a 1915 silent film of Alice in Wonderland that looks amazing–I’d not come across this before. Then the first of a series of broadcasts on CBC: ‘Curioser and Curioser’. … Continue reading

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Franziska Kohlt, ‘Alice in the asylum: Wonderland and the real mad tea parties of the Victorians’

An excellent article here by Franziska Kohlt, ‘Alice in the asylum: Wonderland and the real mad tea parties of the Victorians‘. Franziska looks at the Alice books and the theme of madness in the context of both the recent Disney … Continue reading

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Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland: An on-line annotated edition

This looks a fantastic resource for scholars, students, and anyone interested in Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland: An online annotated edition featuring twelve Lewis Carroll scholars taking one chapter each, plus illustrations and remixes from the classic 1865 and … Continue reading

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Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland – 150th Anniversary

Lewis Carroll’s two classic novels for children are not immediately Gothic, or related to the undead, but they are central to any research on the fantastic and on children’s literature. This is a very rich portal to resources on Alice’s … Continue reading

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M.O. Grenby, ‘Fantasy and fairytale in children’s literature ‘

‘Professor M O Grenby explores the relationship between fantasy and morality in 18th- and 19th-century children’s literature.’ This is another excellent article by Prof. Grenby of Newcastle University, from the BL website (whose collection of articles is a very useful … Continue reading

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A Scientific Guide to Seeing Fairies. A fragment.

A fascinating blog essay by Franziska Kohlt on Lewis Carroll, Victorian science, and the perception of fairies. Franziska Kohlt is a DPhil Candidate at Brasenose College at the University of Oxford, and a graduate tutor in English literature at St … Continue reading

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