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150 jaar geleden, in 1865, verscheen Alice in Wonderland voor het eerst, en inmiddels is het boek niet meer weg te denken uit de wereldliteratuur. Het klassieke verhaal van Lewis Carroll steelt nog steeds de harten van jong en oud.

Lewis Carroll is het pseudoniem van de Engelse wiskundige Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (1832-1898). Dodgson was een Engelse diaken in de Anglicaanse Kerk, wiskundi

Title
Alice in Wonderland
Author
Lewis Carroll
Illustrator
John Tenniel
Afterword
Lenny Bouman
Translator
Eelke De Jong 1935-1987
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
Alice in Wonderland
Publisher
Amsterdam: Pantheon, [2017]
159 p. : ill.
ISBN
9789049901134 (paperback)

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About Lewis Carroll

Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (; 27 January 1832 – 14 January 1898), better known by his pen name Lewis Carroll, was an English writer of children's fiction, notably Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel Through the Looking-Glass. He was noted for his facility with word play, logic, and fantasy. The poems Jabberwocky and The Hunting of the Snark are classified in the genre of literary nonsense. He was also a mathematician, photographer, inventor and Anglican deacon.

Carroll came from a family of high-church Anglicans, and developed a long relationship with Christ Church, Oxford, where he lived for most of his life as a scholar and teacher. Alice Liddell, daughter of the Dean of Christ Church, Henry Liddell, is widely identified as the original for Alice in Wonderland, though Carroll always denied this. Scholars are divided about whether his relationship with children included an …Read more on Wikipedia

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