Lewis Carroll Biography

This Biography consists of approximately 24 pages of information about the life of Lewis Carroll.
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Dictionary of Literary Biography on Lewis Carroll

Self-effacing, yet having an expressive critical ability; reveling in the possibilities of fancy, though thoroughly at home with the sophisticated nuances of logic and mathematics, Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson) was an individual who, through his rare and diversified literary gifts and power of communication, would leave an indelible mark upon the imaginations of children and accessible adults both during his generation and in generations to come. His best-known works, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and Through the Looking-Glass, And What Alice Found There (1872) are still enjoyed by readers throughout the world and have been adapted for radio, television, and motion pictures.

Born in the small parish of Daresbury on 27 January 1832, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (better known by his pseudonym, Lewis Carroll) was the son of Charles Dodgson, archdeacon, and Frances Jane Lutwidge. The third of eleven children, Dodgson's secluded, quiet, and protected early childhood stands in ironic contrast to...

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