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Alice's adventures in Wonderland and Through the looking glass : nonsense, sense, and meaning

Author: Donald Rackin
Publisher: New York : Twayne Publishers ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, ©1991.
Series: Twayne's masterwork studies, no. 81.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines how the Alice books address issues that concerned mid-Victorians on the brink of the modern era.
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Rackin, Donald.
Alice's adventures in Wonderland and Through the looking glass.
New York : Twayne Publishers ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, ©1991
(OCoLC)745694779
Named Person: Lewis Carroll; Lewis Carroll; Alice, (Fictitious character from Carroll); Alice, (Fictitious character from Carroll); Lewis (1832-1898) Carroll; Lewis (1832-1898) Carroll; Lewis Carroll; Lewis Carroll
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Rackin
ISBN: 0805794301 9780805794304 0805785531 9780805785531
OCLC Number: 23973591
Description: xvii, 179 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Literary and historical context : The Alice books and Lewis Carroll's world --
The importance of the Alice books and the search for their meaning --
Critical reception of the Alice books. A reading : Alice's adventures in Wonderland : an underground journey to the end of night --
Through the looking-glass : Alice becomes an I --
Blessed rage : the Alices and the modern quest for order --
Laughing and grief : what's so funny about the Alices? --
"And here I must leave you" : death, love, and the White Knight's farewell.
Series Title: Twayne's masterwork studies, no. 81.
Responsibility: Donald Rackin.

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Examines how the Alice books address issues that concerned mid-Victorians on the brink of the modern era.

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