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By Carolyn Sigler

Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland (1865) and Through the having a look Glass (1871) are one of the so much enduring works within the English language. within the many years following their booklet, writers on either side of the Atlantic produced no fewer than 200 imitations, revisions, and parodies of Carroll's fantasies for kids. Carolyn Sigler has accumulated the main fascinating 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 artistic, and infrequently severe, reaction of numerous writers. those writers―male and feminine, radical and conservative―appropriated Carroll's constructions, motifs, and topics of their Alice-inspired works with a view to have interaction in better cultural debates. Their tales variety from Christina Rossetti's indignant subversion of Alice's adventures, Speaking Likenesses (1874), to G.E. Farrow's witty fable experience, The Wallypug of Why (1895), to Edward Hope's hilarious parody of social and political foibles, Alice within the overjoyed States (1928). someone who has ever Alice down the rabbit gap will benefit from the adventures of her literary siblings within the large Wonderland of the human imagination.

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