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Wonderland : the Zen of Alice

Author: Daniel Doen Silberberg; Lewis Carroll
Publisher: Berkeley, CA : Parallax Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An exceptionally original riff on Alice in Wonderland, Daniel Silberberg's Wonderland uses Lewis Carroll's classic story as a jumping-off point to convey the Zen concept of "One Mind". Using a lively mix of tone, quotation, and levels of discourse, he references everything from Timeless Spring and the Diamond Sutra to Kill Bill and ketchup, creating a unique contribution to contemporary American Zen that honors its  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Silberberg, Daniel Doen, 1947-
Wonderland.
Berkeley, CA : Parallax Press, 2009
(DLC) 2009013972
Named Person: Alice, (Fictitious character from Carroll)
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Doen Silberberg; Lewis Carroll
ISBN: 1322473269 9781322473260 9781935209034 1935209035
OCLC Number: 647874363
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 103 pages)
Contents: Praise; Title Page; Foreword; Epigraph; Introduction; One --
DOWN IN A HOLE; Two --
NEZ; Three --
CASTING OFF; Four --
GO HOME TO YOUR MOTHER; Five --
BEER PONG; Six --
DON'T PLAY THE BUTTER NOTES; Seven --
THE WORLD'S LARGEST KALEIDOSCOPE; Eight --
TWO FRIES SHORT OF A HAPPY MEAL; ABOUT THE AUTHOR; Copyright Page.
Responsibility: Daniel Doen Silberberg.

Abstract:

An exceptionally original riff on Alice in Wonderland, Daniel Silberberg's Wonderland uses Lewis Carroll's classic story as a jumping-off point to convey the Zen concept of "One Mind". Using a lively mix of tone, quotation, and levels of discourse, he references everything from Timeless Spring and the Diamond Sutra to Kill Bill and ketchup, creating a unique contribution to contemporary American Zen that honors its historic roots while striking out into fresh areas. With stories from his own life as well as from the larger cultural swirl around him, Silberberg reflects on the differences betwe.

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