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Inventing wonderland : the lives and fantasies of Lewis Carroll, Edward Lear, J.M. Barrie, Kenneth Grahame, and A.A. Milne

Author: Jackie Wullschläger
Publisher: New York : Free Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Beautifully illustrated throughout, Inventing Wonderland gives new insights into the Victorian world and our own modern view of the child, as seen through the lives and fantasies of Lewis Carroll,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: J M Barrie; A A Milne; Kenneth Grahame; Lewis Carroll; Edward Lear; J M Barrie; Lewis Carroll; Kenneth Grahame; Edward Lear; A A Milne
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jackie Wullschläger
ISBN: 0684822865 9780684822860
OCLC Number: 33817706
Notes: Originally published: London : Methuen, 1995.
Description: xii, 228 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Victorian images of childhood --
Lewis Carroll: the child as muse --
Edward Lear: the Victorian escape --
Inside the secret garden: the roots of Victorian fantasy --
J.M. Barrie: the boy who would not grow up --
Kenneth Grahame: Et in Arcadia ego --
A.A. Milne: the fantasy tamed --
Epilogue: From Alice in wonderland to Lolita.
Responsibility: Jackie Wullschläger.

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