Who is Lewis Carroll?

Lewis Carroll

Charles Lutwidge Dodgson ( /ˈtʃɑrlz ˈlʌtwɪdʒ ˈdɒdʒsən/ CHARLZ LUDT-wij DOJ-sən; 27 January 1832 – 14 January 1898), better known by the pseudonym Lewis Carroll (/ˈkærəl/ KARR-əl), was an English author, mathematician, logician, Anglican deacon and photographer. His most famous writings are Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel Through the Looking-Glass, as well as the poems "The Hunting of the Snark" and "Jabberwocky", all examples of the genre of literary nonsense. He is noted for his facility at word play, logic, and fantasy, and there are societies in many parts of the world (including the United Kingdom, Japan, the United States, and New Zealand) dedicated to the enjoyment and promotion of his works and the investigation of his life.

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... Ranson has written widely about author Lewis Carroll, among many subjects and topics ... Books and is writing a full-length manuscript about Carroll as part of a series of great authors ... Her articles about Lewis Carroll have been widely published and anthologized ...
Kurt Maschler Award - Winners
... new edition of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll (1865) ... Browne and Carroll were the only authors of two winning works. 1987 Charles Causley Charles Keeping Jack the Treacle Eater Macmillan 1988 Lewis Carroll (1865) Anthony Browne Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Julia MacRae 1989 Martin Waddell Barbara Firth The Park in the Dark ...
Through The Looking Glass (opera) - Synopsis
... Prologue – Young Alice, Alice, Lewis Carroll "Alas, poor Alice locked forever in a dream", sings Young Alice ... Will she ever grow up? Lewis Carroll arrives and interrupts the reverie telling them that he has a book in which the story is written in a backside down and inside out way ... Scene 8 The River – Young Alice, Alice, Lewis Carroll, sheep Alice, accompanied by Lewis Carroll and the Young Alices, embark on a boat journey on "a perfect summer's day" ...
Lewis Carroll Identity
... In linear algebra, the Lewis Carroll identity is an identity involving minors of a square matrix proved by Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (better known by his pseudonym Lewis ... From the modern perspective, the Lewis Carroll identity expresses a straightening law in the algebra of polynomial functions of matrices ...
History Of Modern Literature - 19th Century - The Late 19th Century
... In 1865 Lewis Carroll published Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, combining social satire with nonsense writing and presenting the two of them in the guise of a ... Lewis Carroll published Through the Looking-Glass and what Alice Found There ... In 1876 Lewis Carroll published The Hunting of the Snark ...

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