Mathematician and author Lewis Carroll has delighted millions with his most widely regarded book, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Known for pointing out the absurdities of life in his fiction and poetry, Carroll took paranormal to the extreme in the satirical poem ”Phantasmagoria”, the humorous story of an annoying ghost assigned to haunt a new house. Illustrations.
Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (1832–1898), better known by the pen name Lewis Carroll, was an English author, mathematician, logician and photographer.
His most famous writings are Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel Through the Looking-Glass as well as the poems ”The Hunting of the Snark” and ”Jabberwocky”, all considered to be within the genre of literary nonsense.
His facility at word play, logic, and fantasy has delighted audiences ranging from children to the literary elite, and beyond this his work has become embedded deeply in modern culture, directly influencing many artists.
There are societies dedicated to the enjoyment and promotion of his works and the ... (more)