Alice's Adventures in Wonderland | Critical Essay by Jean Gattégno

This literature criticism consists of approximately 11 pages of analysis & critique of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
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SOURCE: "Assessing Lewis Carroll," translated by Mireille Bedestroffer and Edward Guiliano, in Lewis Carroll Observed: A Collection of Unpublished Photographs, Drawings, Poetry, and New Essays, edited by Edward Guiliano, Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., 1976, pp. 74-80.

In the following essay, Gattégno considers Carroll as a children's author and linguistic innovator.

It is not necessary to reestablish Lewis Carroll. Today he is neither unknown nor underrated. Yet perhaps we should try to determine his true place, which may not necessarily be the one we had thought. For those who see him only as "the author of Alice," the forerunner of the new and unusual, modern marvelous, it is advisable to stress, as many articles in this book have done, that he was a logician and, even in his day, a linguist, and to see his work as casting a new look...

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