Lewis Carroll Biography

This Biography consists of approximately 6 pages of information about the life of Lewis Carroll.
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Charles Lutwidge Dodgson was an author, mathematician, teacher, and photographer who is described by Roger Lancelyn Green in Twentieth Century Children's Writers as "probably the most quoted author in the English language after the Bible and Shakespeare." However, it is under the pen name Lewis Carroll that he is recognized around the world. Writing as Carroll, Dodgson is best known as the creator of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass, works which are usually considered the greatest and most influential children's books to have been written in English. Lauded as a genius who fused his eccentric personal characteristics and opinions about Victorian life with a genuine love of children and childhood, Dodgson is credited with liberating juvenile literature from its history of didacticism and overt moralizing. With the Alice books, he ushered in the Golden Age of children's literature, a period characterized by its imaginative and...

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