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By Carolyn Sigler

Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland (1865) and Through the having a look Glass (1871) are one of the such a lot enduring works within the English language. within the a long time following their booklet, writers on either side of the Atlantic produced no fewer than 2 hundred imitations, revisions, and parodies of Carroll's fantasies for kids. Carolyn Sigler has accrued the main fascinating and unique of those responses to the Alice books, lots of them lengthy out of print. Produced among 1869 and 1930, those works hint the terribly artistic, and sometimes serious, reaction of various writers. those writers―male and feminine, radical and conservative―appropriated Carroll's buildings, motifs, and topics of their Alice-inspired works for you to have interaction in better cultural debates. Their tales variety from Christina Rossetti's offended subversion of Alice's adventures, Speaking Likenesses (1874), to G.E. Farrow's witty myth event, The Wallypug of Why (1895), to Edward Hope's hilarious parody of social and political foibles, Alice within the thrilled States (1928). somebody who has ever Alice down the rabbit gap will benefit from the adventures of her literary siblings within the vast Wonderland of the human imagination.

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