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By Carolyn Sigler

Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland (1865) and Through the taking a look Glass (1871) are one of the such a lot enduring works within the English language. within the many years following their ebook, writers on each side of the Atlantic produced no fewer than 2 hundred imitations, revisions, and parodies of Carroll's fantasies for kids. Carolyn Sigler has collected the main attention-grabbing and unique of those responses to the Alice books, a lot of them lengthy out of print. Produced among 1869 and 1930, those works hint the terribly inventive, and infrequently severe, reaction of numerous writers. those writers―male and feminine, radical and conservative―appropriated Carroll's buildings, motifs, and issues of their Alice-inspired works to be able to interact in higher cultural debates. Their tales diversity from Christina Rossetti's offended subversion of Alice's adventures, Speaking Likenesses (1874), to G.E. Farrow's witty delusion event, The Wallypug of Why (1895), to Edward Hope's hilarious parody of social and political foibles, Alice within the extremely joyful States (1928). somebody who has ever Alice down the rabbit gap will benefit from the adventures of her literary siblings within the huge Wonderland of the human imagination.

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