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Artist of Wonderland : the life, political cartoons, and illustrations of Tenniel

Author: Frankie Morris; John Tenniel
Publisher: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2005.
Series: Victorian literature and culture series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Best known today as the illustrator for Lewis Carroll's Alice books, John Tenniel was the Victorian era's chief political cartoonist. This extensively illustrated book is the first to draw almost exclusively on primary sources in family collections, public archives, and other depositories. Frankie Morris examines Tenniel's life and work, producing a book that is not only a definitive resource for scholars and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bildband
Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Biographies
Named Person: John Tenniel; John Tenniel; Tenniel, John <Sir,; Tenniel, John <Sir,; John Tenniel, Sir; John Tenniel, Sir; John Tenniel; John Tenniel; John Tenniel
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frankie Morris; John Tenniel
ISBN: 0813923433 9780813923437
OCLC Number: 57342183
Description: xv, 405 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Part I. Biographical Sketch --
1. Toast of the Evening, 1901 --
2. A Pretty Place, 1776-1840 --
3. "Jan," 1840-1850 --
4. "Jackides," 1850-1862 --
5. On Gen'l Punch's "Staff," 1862-1874 --
6. Good Sir John! 1874-1893 --
7. Exeunt, 1893-1901--
8. Out of the "Show" Altogether, 1901-1914 --
9. Postscript --
Part II. Methods and Modes --
10. Drawing on Wood --
11. Before Alice --
Part III. Enchanting Alice --
12. The Draftsman and the Don --
13. Harlequin Alice --
14. Alice in the Land of Toys --
15. The Grotesque Alice --
16. Alice and the Gothic Taste --
17. Alice and Social Caricature --
Part IV. Punch --
18. The Pride of Mr. Punch --
19. As for Political Opinions --
20. King Demos --
21. Paddy and Hibernia --
22. The Dis-United States --
Appendix: A Guide to Tenniel's Unidentified Punch Work.
Series Title: Victorian literature and culture series.
Responsibility: Frankie Morris.
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Best known as the illustrator for Lewis Carroll's 'Alice' books, John Tenniel was the Victorian era's chief political cartoonist. This extensively illustrated book, in which the author examines  Read more...

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