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LCSNA Fall meeting and the Snark

The amazingly talented Oleg Lipchenko has asked us to remind everyone he will be talking at the Fall meeting of  the Lewis Carroll Societ of North  America,  Nov 6, in NYC.  Subject  is intriguingly titled “Butcher in the Ruff: Rendering the Snark (A Work in Progress)” , & uses this even more  intriguing quote as […]

“I cannot remember any other motive…”: the chronology of creating Wonderland

It’ll  be November soon, the month in which Alice’s  Adventures Underground was begun and (two looong  years later) finally delivered to its intended recipient, Alice Liddell.   It’s  one of the most myth-drenched areas of Lewis Carroll’s life.  So it does no harm to use the upcoming anniversary to take another look.  (By the way, for […]

The Virtual Victorian

Here’s an extract from the Virtual Victorian blog (unpromisingly titled “The Shy and Stammering Man”): But, despite loving to visit art galleries and the theatre, the stuttering, unmarried clergyman was never truly comfortable in the adult ‘society’ world, preferring to indulge in the uncomplicated friendship of children. Such sincere and intense ‘relationships’ have since led […]

Completely irrelevant but…

Contrariwise’s favourite search term ever reached us today – “Alice in Wonderland garden gnomes” Bless

Lipchenko's Wonderland

It gets a little solitary and windswept out here on Myth Point, tending our lonely beacon with only gulls and other Carroll outcasts for company, so we’re taking a welcome break to talk of other things.  Namely the  amazing Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (ISBN 978-0-88776932-0) illustrations of Oleg Lipchenko, that have just won the 2009 […]