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Published: 10 September 2009

352 Pages | integrated black and white illustrations by Sir John Tenniel


ISBN: 9780199558292

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass

New Edition

Lewis Carroll
With illustrations by John Tenniel and Edited by Peter Hunt

Oxford World's Classics

  • A new edition of Lewis Carroll's classic Alice stories by one of the foremost children's literature experts, Peter Hunt, and featuring Tenniel's much-loved illustrations.
  • Includes the 'Wasp in a Wig' episode, removed from the proofs of Through the Looking-Glass.
  • Takes account of the most recent research and critical opinion.
  • The Introduction places the book in the context of children's literature and general literature, and reviews interpretations of them, and the various views of Dodgson's relationship to children and childhood.
  • Extensive explanatory notes give information on Dodgson's political, social, intellectual, and personal allusions and sources.
  • Includes an extensive bibliography and a chronology of Dodgson's life and times.

New to this Edition:

  • Engaging and comprehensive introduction by Peter Hunt, a leading authority on children's literature.
  • Up-to-date bibliography.
  • Extensive annotation, drawing on the latest scholarship.
  • Appendix containg 'The Wasp in a Wig', an episode in Through the Looking-Glass that was withdrawn at proof stage.
  • Newly scanned illustrations and reset text to give improved appearance.

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