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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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Adaptation Again! Neverland and Wonderland

Literature is a fluctuating web of reinvention, translation, and reworking, of plots and genres. Classic literary fictions can be adapted as well as myths and folklore; here’s a review of five YA variations on Peter Pan and the Alice books, … Continue reading

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White Rabbit: Yuletide Adventures in Wonderland @BritishLibrary

Over the Christmas period I celebrated my unbirthday by going to the Alice in Wonderland Exhibition at the British Library (one of the best free exhibitions to be found in London ever). It really was very special looking at Lewis … Continue reading

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Wolf Alice Late at the Library

There is a Late at the Library Fairy Tale and Wonderland Event at the BL on 21st November which looks really magical. You can see a performance of Wolf Alice and take part in some scarily dark adventures through mirrors … 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 in Wonderland Meets Dali and Nabokov in a New Exhibition

Jonathon Keats reviews a fascinating exhibition on Alice in Wonderland and its various translations and adaptations, including illustration. I didn’t realise Nabokov was the book’s Russian translator–I wonder what distinctive slant he might have given it? Nabokov’s book are full … Continue reading

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wonder.land – a new musical

This sounds exciting! Another response to the 150th anniversary of Alice’s Adventures in WonderlandL Damon Albarn’s new musical, wonder.land.

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Maria Popova, ‘The Best Illustrations from 150 Years of Alice in Wonderland’

There is some astonishing and beautiful artwork here in this account of the illustration of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, many of which I’d not seen before. I hadn’t known Tove Jannson had illustrated the work, and hers are especially lovely.

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CFP: Wonderlands: Reading/Writing/Telling Fairy Tales and Fantasy, 23 May 2015, University of Chichester

Apologies for the late posting of this CFP for the postgraduate symposium at the University of Chichester–the deadline is 31 January 2015, so anyone interested (and I can’t see why they wouldn’t be!) will have to hurry. Timed to coincide … Continue reading

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